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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2021.

Band 2 Administrative Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104987-EL

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£18,546 to £19,918

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.


Agenda for Change – Band 2 Permanent Full-Time

Administrative Assistant for Child Health Records Department – FYPC

Salary - £18,546 to £19,918

Would you like to help make a difference to children and families living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland?

We at Leicestershire Partnership Trust have exciting opportunities for full-time administrative staff to join the Child Health Record Department.

The following skills are essential to the role:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • RSA II typing/audio qualification or equivalent keyboard skills.
  • Good general level of education including GCSE in English Language grade C or equivalent. Evidence of this qualification is required.
  • Previous experience in an administrative role, working in a busy office environment.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office packages.
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service.
  • NVQ 2 in administration or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Highly motivated individual to deal with repetitive and monotonous duties and tasks.

You will need to demonstrate previous experience of working with confidential information, showing attention to detail, and maintaining accuracy at all times. Your ability to work using your own initiative is essential, whilst understanding the importance of adhering to Trust Policies and local procedures.

Operating SystmOne, a national NHS electronic patient record system, is a key requirement of this role, and whilst full training will be provided, there is an expectation that applicants would need to be skilled and confident in adapting to work with complex electronic systems.

The successful applicant will be based at Bridge Park Plaza (Thurmaston) working 37.5 hours per week over 5 days Monday to Friday. Ideally the candidate will be able to work between the hours of 8.30am/9.00am – 4.30pm/5pm in line with the service requirements.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to undertake an Assessment Test on Tuesday 26th October 2021 via MS Teams. If you are successful, you will then be invited to attend an interview on Thursday 28th October 2021 via MS Teams.


For more information contact:

Natasha Chauhan

Tel: 07342704543



Divyesh Vaghela

Tel: 07795452008

Email :


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.

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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