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Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 415-E20-439

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Tyrrell Hospital
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata

Do you enjoy working with the public, multi-tasking, problem solving and working in a team setting? Are you friendly, empathetic and approachable? If so, come and join our team!

The successful candidate will work within an established administration team to provide high quality administrative support to the operational team. We require an organised, enthusiastic, motivated and adaptable person to join our small team in this busy community hospital. You will need to be able to use your initiative and manage your own workload.

Applicants must have excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills. You need to be able to remain calm and professional when faced with changing or challenging situations. The ideal applicant will have a good standard of education, an NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration or equivalent and relevant keyboard qualification such as RSA II. This will be assessed by a skills test as part of the interview process.

A flexible working approach is required. This is a 30 hour per week post, with hours to be agreed between Monday – Friday, 0830 – 1700.

You are advised to apply as soon as possible. Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applications are received. 

Closing Date: 03/12/2020

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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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