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Business Support Administrator

Job Reference: 449-CS995

Solent NHS Trust
Community Children’s Nursing Service
£20,330 - £21,777 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 3 Administrator to join our Community Children’s Nursing Service in Southampton.

We are seeking a highly motivated and committed administrator, who has excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and a willingness to learn. You will be part of a skill mixed team, working to build on good performance in order to maximise the contribution of the Community Paediatric Medical Service.

The successful applicant will need to have good time management skills, be self- motivated with a positive attitude and audiotyping skills. In addition to these skills all administrators need to be customer focused, have an excellent telephone manner and proven IT skills, knowledge of SystmOne and the e-Referrals Service would be an advantage and have experience in using Microsoft programmes, such as Excel, Word and Outlook.

The CCN team works collaboratively with children, young people and families within the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure care is delivered as close to home as possible. We provide high quality and holistic, family centered care to children and young people with a nursing need across the Southampton area. These include:

  • Acute and short-term conditions
  • Long term conditions
  • Disabilities, complex conditions, those requiring continuing care and neonates
  • Life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including those requiring palliative and end of life care

If you are enthusiastic, highly motivated, organised and able to work well within a team as well as independently we would love to hear from you.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to help make a positive difference for our children, then we look forward to receiving your completed application form.

For further information about the post or for an informal discussion please call Matt Davies on 07517484345



We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

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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