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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/06/2022.


Job Reference: 274-LPFT8014

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Steps2Change Stamford
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

JOB TITLE: Administrator

DEPARTMENT: steps2change Stamford

LOCATION/BASE ADDRESS: Stamford steps2change Team , Stamford Resource Centre, St Georges Avenue, Stamford, PE9 1UN


NUMBER OF HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established IAPT service (Improving Access to Psychological Therapy) in Lincolnshire and undertake the role of Administrator for the Stamford steps2change Team. We are looking for a pleasant, organized, efficient team player to join us in the role of Administrator.

The successful applicant will be employed by Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and will be based at the Stamford steps2change Team at The Resource Centre. The successful candidate will be committed to providing administrative support to the IAPT Team in ensuring continued service delivery and will be expected to have a flexible approach and to work in the evening where required. You will be expected to supervise and train Band 2 admin assistants, organise and prioritise tasks, complete the booking of patients appointments by telephone/email, type letters, input data onto the Trust’s computer systems, maintain efficiency of the building and carry out other general office tasks including reception cover.

In this role you will require excellent communication and IT skills as well as having an exemplary telephone manner. You also need to be an excellent team player with the initiative to work on your own, along with guiding the admin team.

Steps2change provides a stepped care model for the treatment of people with mild to moderate common mental health problems e.g. anxiety and depression in line with NICE guidelines. Steps2change is a successful IAPT service which consistently achieves above average recovery rates.

The successful applicant will work as part of an established supportive team consisting of administrative staff and clinical staff (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, Counsellors, Interpersonal Therapists, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists and an Employment Advisor).

The successful candidate will be expected to provide administrative support to the team in Stamford meeting the needs of our service users. The service will provide regular supervision and training to support the candidate to achieve this.

For further information regarding the opportunities available please contact Barbara Keogh, Team Manager, Stamford steps2change Teams via email at:

CLOSING DATE: 8th June 2022

INTERVIEWS DATE: Tuesday 14th June 2022

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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