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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

End of Life Care Administrative Assistant

Job Reference: 381-CT-2646296

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Palliative Care and End of Life
Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust, West Bromwich
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Connected Palliative Care Service for an experienced Administrative Assistant to join our existing administrative team in supporting patients at end of life.

Key requirements are:

Knowledge in the use of SystmOne or databases.

Well developed communication skills including dealing with distressed patients and families over the telephone.

Fully competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

The ability to prioritise workload is essential together with the ability to work as part of an integrated team.

The post holder will be required to work on a shift rota basis to cover the hours of 8am-8pm, seven days a week. Working 1 in 6 weekends with days off in week and working Bank Holidays including Christmas Holidays.

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and skill set we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you would like more information about this post please contact Sylvia Haywood-Exton on 07970993704.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSylvia Haywood-ExtonJob titleProject Facilitator and Admin LeadEmail addresssylvia.haywood@nhs.netTelephone number07970993704

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

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Applicants for patient facing roles are required to verify their immunisation status as part of pre-employment checks process and where necessary comply with the mandatory requirement to receive immunisation for any unverified vaccinations, to include but not exclusive to MMR, Varicella, TB and Hepatitis based on national immunisation guidelines. The only exceptions will be those individuals with medical contraindications and/or those who are otherwise protected by the Equality Act 2010.


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Trust Bank on 0121 507 3600

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