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Band 3 Community Administrator

Job Reference: 313-A-21-102430-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Nursing and Therapy
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£20,330 to £21,777

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Community Administrators - CHS

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Community Administrators to support our teams and service users, within Community Health Services for Nursing and Therapy.

Due to this being a large admin recruitment drive, we have many locations available: -

  • Melton
  • Market Harborough
  • Leicester City
  • Loughborough
  • Coalville
  • Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Enderby

Our service operates 08.00 – 18.00 Monday to Sunday therefore this post requires the candidate to be fully flexible and be able to cover all shifts (including weekends and bank holidays)

You will need to demonstrate good communication skills and be able to work independently in a variety of community settings. You will need a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team and to use your own initiative.

The primary responsibilities for the post holder would be to assist with the organisation and upkeep of administrative systems, underpinning the management of the multidisciplinary teams and help support the team to provide a seamless journey for our patients from admission to discharge. This role is central in allocating care to patients in a timely and effective manner, so the ability to prioritise while remaining calm under pressure will be an advantage.

In addition to general administrative duties, the role will include using the electronic patient record system (SystmOne), completing electronic referrals, tasks and assisting where appropriate with data collection for audit purposes, data entry, together with supporting Core Community Nursing and Therapy staff, Team Leads and clinicians, ordering and monitoring of equipment and stores. This list is not exhaustive.

The community teams use an electronic patient record system called SystmOne and experience of working on this system would be advantageous. The required training will be provided to the successful candidates.

You will need to be a good team player, with excellent organisational and communication skills. You need to be able to work on your own initiative and prioritise your work effectively.

The following skills are essential to the role:

  • Experience with databases
  • Competent with all Microsoft Office systems
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills

For further information on this role please email or call 07824 527533

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

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