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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/08/2020.

Clerical Assistant

Job Reference: 425-A-20-43077

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Psychology
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team in Paediatric Psychology. We require an experienced Clerical Assistant for a 9 month Fixed Term Contract covering Maternity Leave.

We are looking for someone with previous experience in administration. You will provide an Administrative Support Service as part of the Secretarial team, to the Clinical Psychologists who work in Paediatric Psychological Services.

The Trust is a specialist Children’s Hospital; you will be expected to deal with parents and patients, who may at times be distressed, in a sensitive and caring manner.

You will be expected to work your contractual hours between Monday and Friday. The hours will be negotiated at the interview stage and will be set.

You will join a well-established and innovative Clinical Psychology Service which has a firmly established administrative support, which provides Regional and National Specialist services, through direct patient care, consultation and supervision. There are currently good prospects for further expansion of the Clinical Psychology Service.

To support social distancing, if you are short-listed for this vacancy you will be offered a virtual interview. Full instructions of how to join the interview will be sent with your interview invitation

Previous applicants need not apply.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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