Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Administration Assistant

Department: Chief Executive Officer's Directorate
Location: 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Salary: £23,000 & excellent benefits
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Working pattern: 36 hours per week

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is the national regulator for organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, patient treatment, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people. With the interests of the public and those we regulate at the centre of our work, we aim to maintain confidence by ensuring that human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent.

As one of our administration assistants, you will work as part of a small team to provide high quality and flexible administration support across our organisation. You will be the first point of contact for internal and external enquiries, will be responsible for travel and accommodation bookings, preparing papers and making arrangements for meetings as well as assisting with administration processes associated with our regulatory, licensing functions and authority processes.

Effective communication skills, both written and oral are essential as are excellent organisational skills with the ability to use your own initiative. You will need to be competent using PC packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as in using the internet. Experience of using a Customer Relationship Management system is desirable.

How to apply

In order to apply for this post you should send an up-to-date CV and completed application form to together with a supporting statement indicating clearly why you want the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post as set out in the job description and person specification. 

Closing date for applications is 9:00am Monday 30 May 2016.

Please note:
 The HTA is not part of the NHS Guarantee Interview Scheme (GIS).  


Salary Information

£23,000 + excellent benefits


Closing date/time: 
30 May 2016 - 9:00am
Last updated on: 10 May 2016