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Council of Governors and Membership Co-Ordinator - Maternity Cover

Job Reference: 202-A-22-17149

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Trust HQ
£25,655 - £31,534 PA

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised, proactive, and driven individual to provide vital support to the Council of Governors and Membership functions within the Corporate Governance and Assurance, and Patient Engagement Teams. This will include but is not limited to:

  • Responding efficiently to queries
  • Development and preparation of reports
  • Leading on all administrative arrangements including drafting and preparing agendas, membership papers, minutes, actions and supporting Governors to attend meetings
  • Acting as primary point of contact for 32 Governors and 19,000 Trust Members
  • Lead on Governor Elections
  • Raising and administering purchase orders and the receipt of goods and services
  • Provide support and guidance to the Patient Engagement Lead as well as coordinating and facilitating projects on their behalf.

The successful candidate will be a key point of contact for all Governors and Trust Members, good communication skills are imperative and

written skills should be to a high standard.

Applicants should work well in a close-knit team, ideally have administrative or clerical experience, and be willing to work in a fast-paced environment with short deadlines, being able to react quickly to situations.

There will be some requirement to attend meetings in person and in office but currently SWAST administrative personnel are working from home.

Please see attached Job Description for a more detailed view of the role.

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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