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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2021.

Admin Officer/Typist

Job Reference: 378-B1138

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 15P CMHT Core - Lundwood - 226421
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.


Barnsley Mental Health Core Team

(Temporary 12 months)


We are seeking to recruit an Administration Officer/Typist to undertake a comprehensive administrative & typing service to clinical staff based within our Barnsley MH Core Team, ensuring confidentiality at all times.


You should be able to use your own initiative and work as part of a team. You must have an ability to be flexible and a willingness to adapt to change in order to meet the demands of the post. You must have excellent verbal & written communication skills and have good interpersonal skills.


You will also have:-

  • NVQ Level III in Business Administration or equivalent and
  • RSA or OCR Level II typing or word processing


For more information about this post, please contact Traci Steele, Community Administration Manager on 01226 644095 or mobile 07771 656541

Hours of Post: 15 hours per week working over 3 days - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (5 hours per day) or days can be negotiated.


As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time and flexible working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We welcome 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.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644072.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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