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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Lead Administrator (Podiatry)

Job Reference: 150-SF4870-CSS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Administration, Reception
Horsham Hospital, Horsham

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

The Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) Podiatry department are looking for a Band 3 Lead Administrator/Receptionist to work in Horsham Hospital on a full time basis.

Our Podiatry service primarily undertakes high-risk clinical work and we are looking for a Lead Administrator to help support the clinicians and patients by booking clinics, undertaking administration tasks and dealing with patient enquiries. You will need to be able to liaise with other healthcare professionals as required. You will also need to work independently with the ability to prioritise your workload and support other admin teams when required.

You will be the first contact with our service so the successful applicant must have excellent communication skills, and be reliable and hardworking. We provide support and training to all new starters to ensure excellent patient care.

If you are looking for variety in your work in a supportive and motivated team, this could be the job for you.

Previous experience working in the NHS is preferred but not essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTheresa AndrewsJob titleOperation Lead - Podiatry and OrthoticsEmail addresstheresaandrews@nhs.netTelephone number07824 545421

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