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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/04/2020.


Job Reference: 267-CS2317943

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Corporate Services
Warneford Hospital, Oxford
£21,892 to £24,157 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Do you enjoy working in a busy, fast paced environment?

Are you able to remain calm whilst working under pressure?

Do you have excellent communication skills and enjoy being in contact with the public?

If the answer is YES then we are looking for you!

We are seeking both full and part time Receptionists to join our busy Reception and Out of Hours Coordination Centre based at the Warneford Hospital.

You will be the first point of contact for visitors, staff and service users therefore it is essential that you have excellent communication skills, you are caring and have a warm and friendly manner. You will need to be highly organised, able to prioritise and work under pressure.

  • Ability to work well as a reliable and flexible member of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Conscientious
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to multi-task and keep calm under pressure
  • Strong Administration skillsA full time role would be 37.5 hours, worked over the following shift pattern:As part of the role, you will be required to work all of the above shifts and be able to travel to other locations subject to departmental requirements.
  • 06:00 – 14:00 hrs 14:00 – 22:00 hrs 22:00 – 06:00 hrs (09:00-17:00 when service requires)
  • In return we will offer you support, supervision, training and the opportunity for personal development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Tackley, Coordination Centre Manager, or 01865 901000

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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