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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/06/2022.

Band 3 Business Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120022-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Adult Mental Health Communities
£20,330 - £21,777

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Directorate of Mental Health

Band 3 Business Administrators

Monday – Friday 37.5 Hours

Across the Directorate of Mental Health, we are looking to appoint Business Administrators to support members of the Directorate Management Team.

We are looking for highly motivated and organised individuals with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive and pleasant manner. You will need to respond dynamically to the demands of the role and enjoy working under pressure. You will be flexible and used to working to tight deadlines,

The role will involve diary management, minute-taking and undertaking administration/ co-ordination tasks and you should be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A good working knowledge of MS Office packages

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

You will be joining the Directorate at an exciting time, as we embark on the implementation of our ‘Step up to Great Mental Health’ service transformation programme.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team and will be encouraged to develop your skills and supported with personal development opportunities.

Current working arrangements for the posts involve a blended approach between working at various sites across Leicestershire and remote working from home.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

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