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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2021.

Band 2 Business Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-21-91645-AW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Business and Transformation Team
Leicestershire (Currently working from home in response to COVID)

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Business Assistant to join the Directorate of Mental Health Business and Transformation Team.

The role will provide business assistance to the Directorate of Mental Health. The Business and Transformation Team are responsible for contract management, performance analysis and reporting, business planning, service developments/redesign/modelling and estates.

This role requires the post holder to extract data and information from a variety of information systems as required for the team. The post holder will work closely with colleagues within the Business and Transformation Team and clinical colleagues to ensure performance and contracting information is made available to services as required and monitored on a regular basis. The post holder will deal with confidential patient information and provide support within the remit of their role, escalating any problems or concerns where appropriate.

This post holder will be required to provide administration support to the Directorate of Mental Health Business and Transformation Team including organising and servicing meetings and diary management for the team.

The role will be based at Bridge Park Plaza, Thurmaston, but there will be a requirement to travel to different locations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. However, in response to COVID the role is currently homebased.

For further information or to enquire about this post please call Emily Burditt, Business Support Officer on 07880433408 or

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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