Job Reference: 919-KC-31410048-EXT
- Public Health England
- Corporate Affairs
- Porton Down, Porton Down, Salisbury
- £28,082 - £35,434 per annum
Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health
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This is a Non Reserved post under the Civil Service Nationality Rules and is therefore open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) Nationals and certain non EEA members. For more information please refer to the supporting documents detailing the Civil Service Nationality Rules.
- For posts on PHE Civil Service terms and conditions, on appointment the salary is normally the minimum point (see salary range above). This will be dependent on the successful candidate’s current salary and terms and/or equivalent experience. The Civil Service pay structure and progression is different from NHS Agenda for Change, most local authority pay grades and other systems that have annual pay increments. Please see attached an information sheet explaining starting salaries and benefits when joining PHE.
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Temporary Appointments: If you are external to the Civil Service, you will take up the post on a Fixed Term appointment, if you are an existing Civil Servant, based outside of PHE, you will take up the post as a loan and if you are an existing PHE member of staff, you will take up the post as either a level transfer or a temporary promotion as per PHE’s Pay and Grading policy. If you are an existing Civil Servant, (in PHE or elsewhere) you must have prior agreement from your Line Manager before applying for this post.
The department seeks to appoint an enthusiastic individual to work collaboratively with all colleagues to deliver an effective & proactive administrative and business support service to the Estates, Engineering and Facilities (EEF) team to support the delivery of the team’s objectives. The post holder will take lead responsibility for delivering specific aspects of the administrative and business function for the team as directed by their line manager. The role will include work on specific projects and contribution to development and delivery of the team’s business plan & work programme as well as contributing to the delivery of a comprehensive business management service.
The postholder will assume responsibility for the management of the HR and Training systems within the department and be expected to support business and administrative colleagues in other teams within the Directorate and beyond as directed and will be required to work with minimal supervision providing a wide range of administrative duties.
We are looking for an experienced individual who demonstrates commitment and experience of working at a high level and as part of a team; produces high quality work and consistently looks to improve what they do, both in their own work and for the team.
The postholder will be a strong communicator with an excellent eye for detail. They will have the ability to work under pressure to deadlines, prioritise and re-prioritise their own workload and act independently within the scope of the role.
Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).
For further details / informal visits contact:
Estates and Facilities Manager
The Civil Service (CS) embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the CS Commission's recruitment principles (attached as a supporting document). PHE is a disability confident employer and is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from people with a disability or long term health condition.
The law requires that selection for appointment to the CS is on merit on the basis of fair and open competition as outlined in the CS Commission's Recruitment Principles.
If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles, and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact PHE recruitment team in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from PHE, you can contact the CS Commission.
If we receive applications from more suitable candidates than we have vacancies for at this time, we may hold suitable applicants on a reserve list for 12 months, and future vacancies could be offered to candidates on the reserve list without a new competition.
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Interview expenses will not be reimbursed.
For more information please go to the PHE website.