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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/09/2020.

Service Coordinator (Secretaries)

Job Reference: 425-A-20-44233

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

The Sheffield Children's Hospital are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to recruit to a Service Co-ordinator post within the Secretariat, in the Division of Medicine. The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level or equivalent, or have proven equivalent experience. Relevant experience of working within a busy and multi-disciplinary customer focused service will be essential.

The successful applicant will be able to work at all levels across the Trust, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills with external and internal customers. You will need to have the ability to work on your own initiative in prioritising your workload and meeting deadlines, whilst maintaining high standards.

The post holder will join the existing Service Co-ordinator to create a new team. You will work across the Acute site, Ryegate Centre and Centenary House supporting a seamless service from the secretarial teams across all sites. Areas of responsibility include direct line management of staff, day to day management of the secretariat to ensure its delivery of services, monitoring standards and performance, supporting Trust projects and development of the service.

The successful applicant will possess excellent problem solving skills. You will be able to communicate well, both verbally and in written form. You will be proactive with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, with the ability to deal sensitively and confidently with people. You will be able to adapt to change.

In accordance with the Equal Opportunities Policy, Sheffield Children's Hospital is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, sex, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or Trade Union membership.

Please ensure you explain clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in your application. 22.5 hours per week.

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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