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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/03/2021.

Band 3 Team Secretary

Job Reference: 313-A-21-92522-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Unscheduled Care / Central Referral Hub
£19,737 - £21,142

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.

Mental Health Directorate – Mental Health Services for Older People

Band 3 Team Secretary – Unscheduled Care Service / Central Referral Hub

Neville Centre, Leicester General Hospital Site

37.5 hours a week, 9am-5pm Monday to Friday

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Secretary to work as part of a small administrative team providing administrative support to the clinical team at the Unscheduled Care Service and the Central Referral Hub in Leicester.

This Team receives and processes all patient referrals to Mental Health Services for Older People. The Unscheduled Care service is part of this Team, comprising of clinical staff who triage referrals; gathers information to help with assessing the referral, and in many cases carries out urgent visits.

There are tight turnarounds in this area. You would need to be able to prioritise your daily workload, identify bottle necks and minimise delays which impact on waiting times.

You will also need:

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • A thorough understanding of database systems and inputting of data
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Excel and providing data for reports
  • Excellent organisation skills with attention to detail, including the ability to analyse basic referral information and pick out key details
  • To be a team player to work efficiently and effectively with other team members

If you would like to know more about the post please contact Rob Snow on 07717 303245

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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