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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/10/2021.

Administration Manager

Job Reference: 348-SOU-403B

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
CMHT - Central Southampton - MH
£25,655 to £31,534 pa (based on full time hours)

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Administration Manager within the Central Community Mental Health Team at College Keep.

Central Community Mental Health Team is a large and diverse team based in the heart of the City. This is a fast paced role and we are seeking an experienced administrator preferably with previous supervisory / management experience.

You will be part of a well-established and dedicated team comprising a wide range of professionals and will be responsible for providing a fully comprehensive secretarial and administrative service to the Central Community Mental Health Team. You will provide support to the Team Manager and Team Leaders in the operational management of the service with the needs of the service user being the main priority. The principle of high quality customer care is at the heart of this role.

You will be required to work autonomously without direct supervision and also to manage your own workload. You will need to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, be extremely well organised and possess strong IT skills. A knowledge of the Trust’s electronic systems will be advantageous, although training will be offered.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

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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