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Business Support Administrator

Job Reference: 369-A-19-42674

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum pro rata

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health and learning disabilities.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018

Business Support Administrator - Band 3

@Symes, South Bristol

Bristol Dementia Partnership is a joint venture between Alzheimer’s Society and Devon Partnership Trust to provide dementia well-being services to the people of Bristol. We are located across three community sites and support the people of Bristol with dementia to live as well as possible, for as long as possible, in their own community.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Team Administrator at our Symes Office, in the South area of Bristol. The team administrator is integral to the efficient workings of the team and as such we are looking for someone who is organised, self-motivated and dedicated to providing excellent support to a multidisciplinary team. The service works with people with Dementia, their carers and the wider community, and the post holder often be the first point of contact with the team. Therefore the post holder will need to have excellent communication skills, to show empathy and be able to work under pressure.

We are looking for a dynamic post holder with computer literacy and word processing skills who is able to work to a high standard independently. The post holder will be required to have an excellent knowledge of IT. The post holder may be supporting the medical team with audio typing using digital dictation equipment and diary management. The post holder will need to meet deadlines, take minutes, and support the colleagues as required.The post holder will also be responsible for the efficient day to day running of the office, including liaising with estates/landlord, ordering and maintaining stationary and will be responsible for petty cash.

We are looking for someone that prioritises their work, and has a will a “can do” attitude, whilst maintaining high standards relating to administrative processes. They will need to be able to work within a team effectively and cross cover as required.

This is a busy and challenging role but is also very rewarding. The role will be working 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

If you wish to discuss this vacancy please contact Lorraine Morgan on 0117 904 5150.

Closing date: 8th February 2019

Interview date: 20th February 2019

Application supporting information

Prior to paper shortlisting, you will be asked four simple values based recruitment questions. Your responses will determine we are happy to progress with your application.

If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email with interview details. Therefore, it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, and go to 'My Applications'.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Devon Partnership NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed. We will not seek references until you have been made a conditional offer.

Please note by applying for posts that require a professional registration, you are also consenting to this being checked prior to interview. Preference will be given to staff at risk in priority order.

Please note

This advert will be withdrawn when a sufficient number of applications have been received. If you have part completed an application, we will contact you to advise you of this.

As a new member of staff to Devon Partnership NHS Trust you will be required to attend a full induction programme at the beginning of your employment. The content and length of this programme will depend on your new job role and where you will be working. This can be between one day for non-clinical staff and up to 10 days for inpatient clinical staff.

Thank you for applying.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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