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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Team Clerk

Job Reference: 846-10121-CG

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Team Clerk
Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells
£18,005 - £19,337 pro rata per annum

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there’s never been a better time to join us.

The CQC has rated us ‘outstanding’ and says that our colleagues feel supported, valued and respected, with high levels of staff and patient satisfaction.

Our vision is to deliver excellent local services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values (CARE). CARE stands for:

  • Compassionate
  • Aspirational
  • Responsive
  • Excellent

Can you help your local NHS team? Are you looking for a career in health administration?

If you're enthusiastic, friendly and computer literate, with great communication skills, we need you to join our community nursing team in Tunbridge Wells.

The role involves general office duties to support a busy Adult Community Nursing PCN which consists of four teams. These duties will include Typing notes of meetings, photocopying, filing, stock control, data entry (using word, excel and bespoke databases such as RIO), booking medical devices for service as well as answering the phone. You will need to be happy working in a busy environment, have a good standard of literacy and numeracy, and be self-motivated.

This post will be based in Tunbridge Wells however you will be required to travel to other bases in a timely manner, this will be for meetings, sharing of supplies, and training, and therefore you will be required to have use of a car with a full driving license.

We will help you to develop new skills and knowledge in an established team, whilst gaining valuable work experience. If you don't have the essential qualifications for the role, this may not be an automatic barrier to you being offered an interview. We welcome all applications from individuals wishing to further their knowledge and skills and gain a recognised qualification.

This is a full-time post.

We are following the current guidelines regarding interviewing so therefore will be conducting virtual interviews via Microsoft Teams or WhatsApp.

Interviews will be held on the 14th December.

We welcome applications from all groups in the community and will accommodate needs and make adjustments wherever possible. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and those covered by the Equalities Act.

Please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier if we receive a high volumne of applicants.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kathleen Corden on 07584 444394

As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements. Please note that the salary stated is based on full time working and will be pro rata for part time working.

Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas also receive 5% high cost area allowance on top of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum of £1,762. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

Please contact us if you need the application form in an alternative format.

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not short-listed for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us in 21 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

All information you supply in support of your application for employment should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. The Trust reserves the right to contact and share information with the NHS Protect if they suspect any information to be deliberately misleading.

For important information about how your application is processed, please refer to the 'completing application guidance' document.'

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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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