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Management Secretary - Band 3

Job Reference: 327-21-1113

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cotswolds Integrated Community Teams
Location:
Cirencester
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 per annum

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Hours per week – 37.5

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Cotswolds Integrated Community Teams (ICT) providing a range of administrative support functions that are essential to the provision of quality community health for adults in the locality. The successful candidate will join a well-established, knowledgeable, administrative team working alongside a range of clinical, professional staff.

The role is extremely varied which requires the ability to deal with a wide range of duties. A key area of work for this role will be to provide secretarial, administrative support to the Community Manager and Team Managers within the ICT. The successful candidate will contribute to the continuing development of administrative support in a fast-paced environment.

Applicants should evidence an ability to remain calm under pressure along with a willingness to undertake and learn new tasks. A range of communication skills, verbal and written, are essential for this role as is the ability to manage challenging, conflicting deadlines for information requests in addition to workload tasks.

We encourage personal development alongside opportunities to provide resources to meet your learning and development goals.

If you would like to work for an Organisation that values its staff, aims to deliver the best care, offering compassion to service users, their carers and families, we would like to hear from you

Working hours will be between 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday

For further information please contact Jonathan Allard (Business and Project Lead) on 07500 993728 or Kath Simmonds (Admin Lead) on 07798745932.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing Date: 6th December 2021

Shortlisting Date: 7th December 2021

Interview Date: 15th December 2021

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a ‘Veteran Aware Trust’, evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right hand side, titled ‘Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance’.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


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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