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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/08/2019.

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Operational Support Officer

Job Reference: 270-TA258-ACS-A

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Manfield Court, Northampton
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro

We seek a dynamic self-starter with amazing interpersonal skills to support the leadership team of Adult Community Healthcare Services. We are looking to recruit a new team member who can proactively and effectively deliver a range of administrative and business support duties to the operational team.

You will have

    • Excellent organisational ability
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Superb level of communication skills
    • Able to deliver change and improvement
    • Good working knowledge of digital communication products
    • Excellent abilities to analyse, interpret and present complex data
    • Flair for design and strong ability in using presentation packages
    • Real interest in improving healthcare
    • Able to work credibly with staff from all professional backgrounds
    • Be capable of working under pressure across a variety of tasks

You will work within a great team alongside colleagues with real expertise in service improvement, innovation and delivery of high quality patient care. The type of person we are looking for will enjoy working, be a strong team-player with relevant experience (see the job description for details), have highly developed communication skills, is able to work flexibly with minimum supervision, can prioritise tasks independently, can liaise effectively with a wide range of individuals including managers, senior staff, network partners and stakeholders to develop excellent working relationships. NHS / direct healthcare experience is not required, however the right candidate will have a major interest in healthcare improvement.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Laura Keon on 07740501687

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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