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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/04/2019.

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Band 3 Assistant Mental Health Legislation & Safeguarding Administrat

Job Reference: 342-CS035-0319

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
Administration
Location:
Salisbury
Salary:
From £18,813 per annum (pro rata)

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

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 staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic Assistant Administrator to work in an interesting and varied role to support the Mental Health Legislation & Safeguarding Administration Team, based at Fountain Way Hospital in Salisbury.

You will have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and be part of a trust wide team providing high quality administration.

You should possess a flexible attitude with the ability to adapt to changing roles within the service to provide cover during times of absence / leave.

You will need to have knowledge of MS Office with secretarial/administrative experience and be able to learn new systems and data bases together with good organisational skills, enabling you to prioritise your own workload.

Good interpersonal skills are required for this role as it entails working with people and staff in a variety of settings and it will be necessary for you to possess a professional and empathic approach for people suffering from mental health problems.

Experience of working with the 1983 Mental Health Act/Safeguarding is desirable, as is experience of working with AWP systems such as Rio.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Wendy Moore, Trust Mental Health Legislation Manager on 0117 919 5792 or 07825 755205.




Closing Date

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid.

Notification/Communication

All applicants who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your account and emails regularly. If you do not have a TRAC account, one will be created for you. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Applications

In order to ensure an efficient recruitment process we only accept applications submitted via this website. Unless specifically indicated 'Offline' paper application forms or CVs will not be accepted. All applications will be downloaded from NHS Jobs to our recruitment system TRAC. All correspondence will be sent via TRAC.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and when you complete your application form make sure that it reflects the knowledge, skills and experience as described in the person specification.

Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.



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