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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/05/2021.

CAMHS Administrator

Job Reference: 833-RK-CS-202-21

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
CAMHS Crisis
Stockdale House
£19,737 to £21,142 per annum pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust mental health services are continuing to develop urgent care responses within community CAMHS. After the successful development of the crisis team we now are ambitiously striving towards providing a 'help line' service for young people up to the age of 18 who may be experiencing a mental health crisis, mental health symptoms or have general concerns about their mental health.

The administrator role will be crucial in supporting the development of this new innovative service as the successful applicant will help shape processes going forwards using their existing knowledge and skills.
Experience of mental health services is advantageous, the interpersonal skill to respond compassionately to colleagues and service users and manage sensitive and distressing information is essential.

The role will include receiving phone calls, booking appointments, managing diaries, entering data on the electronic patient record system and liaising with a range of healthcare professionals and other agencies. Secretarial support will also be provided to clinicians including typing and taking minutes at meetings.
The post-holder will be part of the wider CAMHS admin team, and there may be occasions when you are required to work from other Trust locations to support the service according to business needs and therefore flexibility is required. As such, these posts will suit a confident individual who can use their own initiative on a daily basis.

As the service operates across 7 days, administration support may be required out of hours and at weekends, working patterns will be planned but the post-holder needs to be flexible enough to meet the demands of the service.
The post- holder will have excellent customer service skills, both face-to-face and on the telephone, excellent organisation skills and a keen eye for detail. Good diary management skills and be able to prioritise your own work effectively whilst assisting clinicians in organising their time is required.

Ideally we are looking for a candidate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word applications and Excel. Experience of electronic patient records and e-rostering.

If you're getting excited just reading this, go ahead and apply.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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