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  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th April 2020

  • Advertised from 20th March 2020
  • 37.5 hours per week.
  • We offer a 10% contributory pension, 38 days leave (including public holidays) and flexible working.


About QNIS: The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS) is a small charity doing big things in promoting excellence in community nursing to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland. We support, encourage and inspire nurses employed by the NHS, independent or charitable sector who work in a huge range of roles across Scotland to really make a difference for the communities they serve.

The role: We have a great opportunity for a dynamic administrator to join our team. This newly created position will see you providing high quality administrative support to various QNIS projects and programmes as well as supporting our Deputy Directors.

This wide-ranging role will see you involved in a variety of activities from coordinating many busy diaries to organising meetings and providing effective administrative support for a range of projects and programmes. As first point of contact for the organisation you will use your diplomatic skills to communicate with a range of stakeholders including retired and contemporary Queen’s Nurses, senior nursing leaders, suppliers and many more. Being a small team, we also need someone who enjoys rolling up their sleeves up and pitching in, packing boxes, or running to the shops when required.

The post is 37.5 hours a week, 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday with a 30-minute lunch. We are offering a salary of £21-25k, depending on experience. We offer a 10% contributory pension, 38 days leave (including public holidays) and flexible working.

For more information about the role and the organisation, please download the Excellence Profile and visit the QNIS Website.

About you

You will have administrative skills including a very high level of attention to detail, ability to demonstrate highly proficient IT skills and an ability to cope with many tasks at once amid constant interruptions. Crucial to success in the role will be the ability to communicate clearly, cheerfully and tactfully with people at all levels, both internally and externally.

Application notes

To apply, please send a CV and Covering Letter explaining how your experience matches the Excellence Profile to

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the office on 07834 571 031.

Closing date for completed applications: noon, Friday 10 April 2020

Dates for interviews to be held: Monday 27 April 2020

QNIS is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.