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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/06/2021.

Administrator - Maintenance

Job Reference: 415-Z21-287

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£19,737-£21,142 per annum pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated administration assistant with excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills to join the Facilities Admin Support Team based at North Devon District Hospital. This is an opportunity to support the Maintenance Department Managers and their teams in ensuring the smooth running of this rural district hospital situated in beautiful North Devon, helping to create and maintain a safe environment for our staff, patients and visitors.

If you are a highly organised person with excellent time management skills, strong ability to interact with people at all levels, assertive and a good communicator, you might be exactly who we're looking for!

The ideal candidate must have considerable administrative experience and an in depth knowledge of Microsoft Office systems, be methodical and accurate and pay attention to detail. You must be able to prioritise busy schedules and work to tight deadlines.

Closing Date: 18 June 2021

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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