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Receptionist / Administrative Assistant - Band 2

Job Reference: 327-18-353

Employer:
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
The Orchard Centre, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Location:
Gloucester
Salary:
£17,460 to £18,702 per annum pro rata

Work for 2gether... Our success starts with you!

2gether NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

Rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.


As a successful NHS occupational health provider we are proud of our strong portfolio of clients and we have some exciting new ideas for improving our service for the future. We’ve got a bright team who are constantly striving for quality and we are regularly embracing new technology to make our jobs that little bit easier. But we believe we can always get better, and we want an enthusiastic and motivated team player like you to help us provide the best occupational health service we can.

As our new Receptionist/Administrative Assistant you will join a strong, dedicated administrative team who enjoy new ways of working and closely support our clinical practitioners. You will be expected to be the professional and welcoming first point of contact for our customer focused business and deal efficiently with all enquiries. You will go that extra mile wherever possible to improve the user experience, and ensure that a team ethic within the service is championed at all times. It may be hard work, but your hard work will be heavily rewarded with the autonomy and support to develop good ideas and work in a friendly and flexible environment.

Is that you? Are you excited by the idea of modernising the NHS? Are you capable of embracing change and a good communicator?Then maybe you can make us better!

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Hannah Skinner, Administration Services Manager, on 01452 894472 or hannah.skinner2@nhs.net

To ensure you fully understand how the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘2gether NHS Foundation Trust Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (excluding Medical Staffing appointments) are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.

Please be aware that all employees of the Trust who need to have a DBS check in order to carry out their role, will be required to repay the cost, which is currently £50 for an enhanced check or £32 for a standard check.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

As part of the Trust requirement to practice safely all internal applicants, including bank staff, are required to be up to date with statutory and mandatory training, or have booked dates for expired training.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

The Trust is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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