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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.


Job Reference: 833-RK-CC-552-21

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Assisted Living Leeds
£18,546 to £19,918 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

The Leeds Community Equipment Service's role is to provide daily living and nursing equipment for people to use in their own home. Once the service user has no further use for the equipment it is returned/collected, cleaned, refurbished and then reissued. new equipment is also purchased.

Leeds City Council is the lead provider for Leeds Community Equipment Service and Telecare Services, although Leeds Community Healthcare employs most of the staff.

The clerical officer post will provide administrative support with the business support team, carrying out duties such as answering calls from healthcare professionals and service users, using the in-house system to schedule deliveries and collections and to raise requests as required, as well as any other suitable duties as requested by managers.

The service is a seven day a week service. The post will require working a rota pattern of 37.5 hours weekdays across a range of 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm shifts.

The ideal candidate will have experience of a busy office environment. They will be compassionate and understanding, as they will often be taking calls from clients or family members in difficult circumstances. They will work well under pressure and will have strong multitasking skills.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for 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.

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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