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Recruitment Administrator

Job Reference: 195-21-358-ALE

South Central Ambulance Service
195 12 C HR Workforce - Recruitment
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Our Recruitment Team is expanding and working hard to recruit important roles to help deliver a good service within the Ambulance Trust.

We are looking for a competent Administrator to support the team.

Last year we recruited over 1,000 people to join our ever growing teams and we anticipate that it will be a similar number this year! The Recruitment Team in Bicester manages the recruitment for our Call Centre’s across the Trust, our Patient Transport Services and also all ad-hoc specialist or senior recruitment.

If you are:

  • Looking for an admin based role in a busy office environment?
  • Wanting to work for an organisation where you can really make a difference?
  • Looking for a new challenge?

Please apply today.

Flexible working hours from 20 to 37.5 hours a week, 3-5 days per week Monday – Friday with the occasional Saturdays (approx. 1 weekend day every 4-6 weeks). Due to Covid, the team are currently working a split office/home based arrangement so you must be comfortable working remotely in addition to office based. (this hybrid working is a temporary arrangement to end of March 2022, but the fixed term on this post is due to last until June 2022)

The role includes the coordination and administration of pre-employment checks, such as verifying ID, requesting and processing references, arranging Occupational Health Assessments, organising new starter packs, photocopying, filing and speaking to people either face to face or over the telephone.

Recruitment or NHS experience is not essential, but would be a bonus. Experience of dealing with people on the phone and by e-mail, working with Excel and other systems and experience of working in a busy, high volume environment are all essential. The ideal candidate will be used to dealing with sensitive information in a diplomatic and professional manner with the ability to have challenging conversations on occasion and be comfortable working in a very process-driven environment with strict protocols to adhere to.

Please look at the person specification and job description for more information. When shortlisting for this role, we will be looking for people to meet all the essential criteria. Please clearly state how you meet these on your application form.

**Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient applications

Whilst we would like to assure you that SCAS endeavours to continue with the recruitment for this position as planned, please bear in mind there may be COVID19 related Government guidelines for us to adhere to that may cause changes out of our control. These changes may mean that we must alter our training delivery in which case we would inform you of any changes to the plan as soon as we can.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets) Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

Communications regarding your application will be sent via NHS Jobs to your inbox. Please look out for e-mails from us relating to your application.

We do require three years’ worth of references (with no gaps) please be sure to provide sufficient information in the referencing section of your application form. We will only contact your referees after we have offered you a job.

The benefits bits:

  • Starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum, pro rata, plus bank holidays;
  • USH is paid in line with section 2;
  • All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST);
  • We operate from a comprehensive set of policies;
  • We operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience;
  • We work in partnership with our trade unions;
  • Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview;
  • As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required;
  • South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy. We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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