Current Vacancies

PA to the Bursar and Assistant Bursar

The School is seeking an efficient, adaptable and organised individual with exceptional customer service skills and a flexible approach, who has excellent IT skills and is experienced in working under pressure in a varied and sometimes fast-paced role.  Experience of working in a school environment and/or some HR experience would be an advantage.
Job description: The successful candidate will provide support to the Bursar and Assistant Bursar in a range of areas including Administration, HR, Finance and Reception.  This is a varied role which will give the individual the opportunity to get involved in a number of different areas and assist in ensuring the efficient running of the school.
Initiative and the ability to work both unsupervised and as part of a team, and to be able to keep calm when under pressure will be important qualities. The successful applicant will dress smartly and have a friendly, professional manner towards staff, visitors and pupils.  He/she will have keen attention to detail and the flexibility to deal with a varied range of tasks.
Location: The PA to the Bursar and Assistant Bursar is based in the Bursary/Reception, reports to the Bursar and the Assistant Bursar, and works alongside two part-time finance assistants and a part-time receptionist. 
Compensation: The Bursary is manned throughout the year, apart from bank holidays, from 8 am until 5 pm.  The post is for 37 hours a week with 5 weeks’ holiday plus bank holidays. Flexibility, including a possible job share and/or additional reduced working during school holidays, will be considered for the right candidate.
The annual salary will be in the range of QEH Support Scale points 23-27, £23,432 - £26,634.
Other benefits include a contributory defined contribution pension scheme and free lunches during term time.
A staff fee remission is available for pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital, or The Redmaids’ High School.
Notice following a 6-month probation period will be 1 month.
It is anticipated that the successful candidate will commence work as soon as possible.
Contact: Candidates must complete the application form and also submit a full curriculum vitae and letter of application to: The Bursar, Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital, Berkeley Place, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1JX.   Please include your current or most recent employer as a referee and also note that we reserve the right to contact any previous employers if we feel that is necessary.
Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 24 July 2019 and interviews are scheduled to be held in the week commencing 5 August 2019.
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