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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/04/2021.

HR Administrator

Job Reference: 415-A-21-34741

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
MY CARE Northern Devon
£19,737 - £21,142

HR Administrator

Approval has now been granted for a shared patient record between Eastern Devon and Northern Devon as part of the continued partnership and proposed integration of NDHT and RD&E with a go-live date planned for Summer 2022. This is a fantastic investment to improve the care and services we provide for our patients and community.  Improving the visibility of information between our teams will also help improve safety and quality through supporting our teams to work together and make decisions leading to better outcomes for our patients. 

We are looking for an experienced administrator, preferably with HR or recruitment experience, to be part of the MY CARE Northern Devon Programme Implementation team. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive administrative support to the HR manager and HR Officer which will include a wide range of duties covering the full end to end life cycle of an employee. This will include placing job advertisements, processing applicants, organising interviews and room bookings, managing interview paperwork, co-ordinating pre-employment checks, issuing contracts, coordinating on-boarding arrangements and processing terminations for leavers. In addition to the recruitment activity you will act as the first point of contact for the HR Team so your customer service skills will be second to none.

As part of a wider programme team, you may also be asked to assist with a variety of other administrative tasks as and when required and therefore an adaptable approach to work, as a well as knowledge in a range of MS Office skills, is essential.

We welcome applicants with a strong administrative and/or recruitment background who wish to develop their skills in this specific area. Candidates will demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and excellent attention to detail in their work and will wish to contribute positively to the success of this programme. 

The MY CARE Programme will only be delivered in Northern Devon Healthcare Trust successfully if we establish an enthusiastic, hard-working and dedicated Programme Implementation Team. As part of the team we need to employ staff from all areas of clinical practice, administrative and clerical, and corporate areas such as HR, Service Development and Information Management and Technology. If you believe you have the skills we require for this dynamic and forward-thinking programme, please apply now!    

Should you like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kenny Starkey at

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***


This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

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.

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

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.

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