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A secretary, also known as a personal assistant, is primarily employed to support a director or owner of a business. A secretary is skilled in administration and will be privy to important or confidential information. In the case of individuals such as artistic or political figures, secretaries handle their personal and professional affairs.

Who can I work for?

Companies large and small, business professionals and high profile individuals all require a secretary or personal assistant.

Where and when can I work?

The place of work depends on the employer but hours are generally 9am to 5.£0pm and office based. A proportion of secretaries are represented by an agency assigned to temporary contracts, allowing for some flexibility in hours and variety of tasks.

What will I be responsible for?

Secretarial positions are demanding and diverse with particular focus on the following responsibilities: organise diaries, book appointments, organise meetings and travel arrangements, take meeting minutes, produce letters and reports and recruit and train other staff members.

What qualifications do I need?

Advanced computer skills and proficiency in maths and English are essential for the job. Although not always a requirement, NVQs and diplomas are available in business administration and secretarial schools offer training in shorthand and typing.

Do I need any experience?

The majority of secretarial vacancies require some sort of relevant experience; the amount of experience varies according to the level of seniority the position holds.

What attributes are needed?

A good secretary will be efficient, organised, reliable, trustworthy and discreet. Strong written and spoken communication skills are required in addition to flexibility, confidence and the ability to act independently. Some positions request a minimum word typing speed, shorthand, audio-typin

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  1. Medical Secretary

    UK-Northampton | £9.50/Hour | From Chase Medical

    Medical Secretary, Northampton Part-time hours per week 4 weeks annual leave + Bank Holidays NHS Pension £9.50 per hour - DOE Chase Medical is really excited to now be advertising for a new... vacancy in Northampton for an experienced Medical Secretary. The successful candidate will have worked in this environment previously and will ideally be experienced in the following: 60 wpm typing speed Audio typing experience Clinical System Training (ideal but not essential) Ear Referrals History (again, ideal but not essential) The successful candidate will be IT savvy and must be able to keep up with changing systems - and ultimately be a hard-working and friendly Medical Secretary. Benefits: Christmas Bonus Financial award for good sickness record Friendly, close-knit team looking for... See more

  2. Medical Secretary

    UK-South Yorkshire-Barnsley | £17,787 - £20,448/Year | From Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    MEDICAL SECRETARY GYNAECOLOGY £17,787 - £20,448 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 3) 30 hours per week - PERMANENT This role is a fantastic opportunity for apprentices who are currently studying for... NVQ Level 2/3, apprentices should note that the salary would be Agenda for Change Annex U trainee rate (75%  max of band) until they have completed their apprenticeship. A position has arisen for a permanent Medical Secretary to work within  a busy team to provide comprehensive secretarial and administration support to the Obstetric and Gynaecology  service. The role will involve working within a busy department supporting the Medical Secretary, Consultants, nursing staff and administration team.  Good communication skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is... See more

  3. Meddbase Medical Secretary

    UK-City of London | £22,000 - £26,000/Year | From Lifeline

    Meddbase Medical Secretary Marylebone £22,000 to £26,000 We've just registered an exciting opportunity for a permanent Medical Secretary to undertake a pivotal role in the smooth day to day running... of a prestigious clinic, based in the heart of London's medical district in Marylebone, and deliver a first-class experience for all patients, right the way through their journey. As Medical Secretary, your purpose is to provide outstanding medical and administrative support for the clinic's doctors and to help them deliver the best possible experience through their consultations with patients ... the Patient Care team to ensure excellent communication throughout the clinic. You must have 3-5 years' experience of working in a private medical practice in a Medical Secretary or Patient Liaison role... See more

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  5. NHS Medical Secretary

    UK-Bristol | £11.50/Hour | From Service Care Solutions

    Job Title - Medical Secretary Location - Bristol Hours - 37.5 Hours per Week 9-5 Salary - £11.50 LTD Contract - 3 Months Ongoing. An opportunity has arisen for a well organised and motivated... individual to support medical team, taking notes from MDT meetings, liaising with MHA admin, arranging MHA paperwork, section assessments arrangements for SOADS, writing letter, coordinating medics, writing up tribunal reports and discharge letters. Also, parting in MDT meetings and working with ward inpatient MDT team will be required. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and time keeping skills, and will be comfortable working both as part of a team, and also working individually. The role of a medical secretary has many individual duties, which will include: •To... See more

  6. Medical Administrator / Secretary (Temp

    UK-Kent-Ashford | £8.00 - £10.00/Hour | From Reachout Medical

    Reachout Medical a primary healthcare provider are currently seeking a  Medical Administrator / Secretary Temp to work for a medical centre in Ashford, Kent. Ideally you will have previous... experience working as Medical Administrator and/or Secretary in a GP Practice environment. Good communications skills and familiar with EMIS Web, Registering patients on EMIS Web - Updating patients details on EMIS Web. Also experience with Audio Typing and referrals. **Must be be immediately available and have the Right to Work in the UK** Reachout Medical offer competitive pay rates, streamlined payroll process, access to future locum roles and a dedicated and friendly candidate recruitment partner... See more

  7. Medical Secretary - GP Surgery

    UK-Coventry | £8.00 - £11.50/Hour | From Chase Medical

    A new vacancy for a Medical Secretary has become available in central Coventry within a GP surgery. Ideally, you'll have worked as a receptionist before and within a GP surgery/healthcare centre... you should have excellent communication skills, be able to confidently type letters, process referrals and have good medical knowledge. The salary is dependent on experience, but they are looking to offer within the region of £15,000 (FTE) for a non-experienced candidate, then up to £21,000 (FTE) for an experienced, well-skilled Secretary. The hours on offer are, Monday - Friday, 8am - 1pm ... about this Secretary vacancy, please click apply and submit an up to date CV or call Inci on 0114 275 7421 at our Chase Medical office to discuss the vacancy further! Chase Medical is a agency that... See more

  8. Legal Secretary

    Chester, Cheshire | | From ACS Recruitment Consultants Limited

    We are looking for a Temporary Legal Secretary for a law firm in Chester. To provide assistance to the director at this office in dealing with personal injury matters, will be using audio... transcription and Proclaim case management system. Immediate start. All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days. ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd ()are the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels... See more

  9. Legal Secretary

    Liverpool, Merseyside | | From ACS Recruitment Consultants Limited

    ACS are recruiting for a Residential Conveyancing Legal Secretary for our client's law firm in Liverpool. It is essential that all candidates have experience working as a Residential Conveyancing... Legal Secretary with a minimum of 5 years plus. Must be experience and have dealt with Transfers, Deeds and Contracts, this is essential Must have recent and relevant experience of Residential Conveyancing Typing Letters, must be familiar and up to date with online forms and completion statements. Drafting Transfer and contracts Excellent Audio Typing skills required Salary negotiable. Full ... the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels... See more

  10. Secretary

    Central London, London | 20000 - 25000 | From air-recruitment

    Secretary, Central London - Up to £25k dependent on experience Are you a professional Secretary looking for a new challenge? This role is for someone who is looking for an innovative business who... are at the forefront of digital tech. Working in digital risk and online reputation, this growing business are looking for a driven Secretary who wants to kick on in their career. As a Secretary here you’ll be welcoming ultra-high net worth individuals into the office, meaning your service needs to be second-to-none. The Secretary we are looking for will be someone who is able to come in and kick on quickly, and able to take responsibility and own it. Are you the Secretary we are looking for? Taking Secretary duties means you’ll be responsible for working alongside the CEO’s EA... See more

  11. Secretary

    Burnham-on-Sea, , United Kingdom | | From sw1jobs

    Full Time Secretary required Legal experience preferred, but training can be given. Please email with cv and available references by clicking the apply now button, email is automatically created...... See more

  12. Company Secretary

    Edgware, Middlesex | 40000 | From Burton Bolton & Rose Recruitment Services Limited

    Company Secretary Edgware, Middlesex £40,000 + Pension + Parking An experienced Company Secretary is required to join a progressive local firm of Chartered Accountants in order to manage their...... See more


    North London | Unspecified | From Property Chambers

    SECRETARY FULL TIME We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Secretary to provide support to our Legal Consultant and Chartered Surveyors team based in luxury offices in Finchley... Central N3 2BH. We work on a wide range of sector including property matters, business occupiers, landowners, landlords, tenants and developers. As a Secretary, you will have first rate all ... , friendly and have a 'can-do' attitude. In return, we offer a competitive negotiable salary, plus a benefits package. To apply for this Secretary role based in luxury offices in Finchley Central, N3 please send your CV Job ID: Secretary 771218... See more

  14. Legal Secretary

    Worcester, Worcestershire | 16000 - 18000 | From SimkissGuy Recruitment Ltd

    Are you a talented and hardworking Legal Secretary, looking to take the next step in your career? Would you enjoy an exciting Legal Secretary role that will truly keep you on your toes? Are... looking to work four days a week? We have a lovely permanent part-time opportunity for an experienced and organised Legal Secretary to join this dynamic and market-leading law firm based in Worcester. As a Legal Secretary within this firm’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs team, working 4 days a week, you will provide wide-ranging and vital administrative and secretarial support to a fast-paced ... a day to day basis you will interact with clients over the phone and email in a friendly and polite manner, answering any queries they may have regarding their case. As a Legal Secretary, you will book... See more

  15. Secretary

    Bath, Somerset | 18000 - 25000 | From Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support

    Page Personnel are always looking for Bath based Secretaries Are you seeking a new and exciting challenge for 2019? Client Details Page Personnel are always looking to represent Secretaries based in... Bath. We are currently working with a number of wonderful professional services firms based in the heart of Bath who are constantly growing and seeking new team members. Description The key responsibilities of the Secretary will include but not be limited to: Diary management Administrative duties Assisting with confidential documents Dealing with inbound and outbound post Organising travel Plan office events Audio typing Minute taking Profile The successful Secretary will have the following skills and attributes: Ability to communicate with all levels of seniority Highly organised Great... See more

  16. Secretary

    Edinburgh, Midlothian | 18292 - 21349 | From NHS Lothian

    A full time secretary is required to join the Dietetic Department based at the Western General Hosptial for 10 months. The post holder will provide a comprehensive secretarial service to...... See more

  17. Secretary

    Hounslow, Middlesex | 8.5000 | From The Tree Company (London) Ltd

    We require an experienced Secretary to work at a busy tree surgery company based in Hounslow from Monday to Friday 9.00am till 5.00pm. You will be answering calls, typing quotations, invoices...... See more

  18. Conveyancing Secretary

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire | 19000 - 20000 | From Endurance Recruitment

    The Company: An established, friendly and growing law firm are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary to provide a full administrative and secretarial service to fee earners within... a Legal Secretary. Excellent keyboard skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel & Word. Dynamic in approach and uses initiative when dealing with clients or potential clients... See more

  19. Secretary

    Oxford, Oxfordshire | | From Allen Associates

    Secretary We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Secretary or PA who is seeking a new challenge in an exciting organisation based in Oxford. Providing high level support to the Partners... who has previous legal experience, a law degree or has a background in intellectual property. Secretary Responsibilities As Secretary, some of your main duties will include: Preparing letters ... in progress Secretary Experience To be successful in this role you will have good communication skills across all levels, be well organised and able to manage a busy workload when under pressure. Fast ... services would be ideal but not essential. Any legal experience would be highly beneficial. Secretary Rewards Alongside a competitive salary, as the Secretary, you may also benefit from: Bonus scheme... See more