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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Team Admin Support, Paediatric Therapy

Job Reference: 383-CHI-811-20

Employer:
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Admin & Clerical
Location:
St Pauls House, Derby
Salary:
AfC Band 2: £18,005 - £19,337 pa, pro-rata

A focus on recovery Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives. We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust. Also, to find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a great place to work and live please visit our recruitment site which you will find under further links on this advert.

DHCFT is committed to ensuring that all of its staff can work safely during the current coronavirus crisis. To assist with this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to Covid-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practise, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with the Covid-19 national guidance.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and we are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. We encourage applications from our BME communities, our LGBT+ communities, and from individuals who identify as being disabled, as well as all other protected characteristics. We are especially keen to increase our diversity where we know that some communities are under-represented in parts of our workforce. Selection will be on a basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of Positive Action.




Team Admin Support

Children’s Community Paediatric Therapies Teams

37.5 hours per week

Base: St Paul’s House, Stores Road, Derby

 

We are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual who has excellent organisational, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills, with recent demonstrable experience of working in an office environment and a good working knowledge of Microsoft computer packages. The main purpose of this role will be to provide a highly confidential, comprehensive, efficient and effective administration and secretarial service to the Children’s Community Paediatric Therapies teams (Physio & Occupational Therapy) who work in Derby City and Derbyshire County, to ensure their admin needs are fully met. Duties will include arranging appointments, typing, being the first point of contact for service users, dealing with telephone enquiries, relaying messages.

You will have:

  • A good standard of education to GCSE Grade C or equivalent level, to include English, or relevant demonstrable experience
  • RSA II typing or equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience in typewriting/word processing and have a good standard of spelling and grammatical accuracy.
  • Excellent computer skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • At least one year’s secretarial/administrator experience working in an office environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential/sensitive information
  • Flexible approach to working hours

This is a busy role which will require a flexible approach to ensure the service operates efficiently, therefore flexible working hours may be required or a job share would be considered.

For further information please contact Beverley Harper on 01332 224690 Ext 31817 or Mobile 07917 262608

 




This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

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IMPORTANT - REFERENCES
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