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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/10/2021.

Office Administrator

Job Reference: J130-A-21-1810

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
£20,500 per annum, pro rata


We provide out of hours (OOH) primary care and Extended Access appointments to the population of Cumbria (500,000 people over a land mass of 2,613 square miles), working out of 12 clinical sites. Our core bases are:

  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Whitehaven
  • Carlisle
  • Penrith
  • Wigton

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission we pride ourselves on working as one team to deliver high standards. Our social mission is “to achieve excellence in the care of our patients by providing a safe and caring high quality service that’s easily accessible.”

Working for CHoC can offer flexible opportunities in terms of location, hours and working patterns so you can enjoy a great work life balance. In order to provide the best patient care we understand the importance of ensuring staff satisfaction and are consistently trying to ensure we offer our staff a positive working environment whether that be though training or social events.

Listen to your heart. Have the work life balance you'd love.

About the Role

As Office Administrator, you will provide a comprehensive and professional administrative support service including organisation of meetings, managing the ordering of stationary; managing the daily post into and out of the office and receiving incoming phone calls and directing them to the relevant people in an appropriate and timely manner.

The role will also include supporting with internal and external communications, and will take a lead of managing CHoC’s social media accounts, staff newsletters and website management.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the organisation of events and the Charity of the Year programme, as well as staff recognition schemes. As an integral member of the CHoC Head Office function the post holder will also support the Rota, Social Enterprise and the Wellbeing teams.

About You

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with excellent organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to remain calm in a busy environment.

You will have the ability to organise and prioritise work along with an understanding of and commitment to patient confidentiality. You will need to thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment for instance using up to date knowledge of the social media landscape to boost our online presence

The role is advertised as a full time, however we are happy to consider part time hours. The post holder will cover the late shift on a Friday on a 1 in 5 week basis; basic rota function knowledge would be advantageous although full training will be given.

Closing date for all applications will be Tuesday 19th October 2021 - 9am

**Interviews will take place on Friday 22nd October 2021**

We expect a high level of interest in this post and may close the vacancy early if we have received sufficient applications.

Applicants will only be shortlisted if they can clearly demonstrate in the supporting information their suitability for the post in relation to the attached job description and person specification.

For more information please contact Zoe Heaven HR Officer - 01228 514830 /

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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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