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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2019.

Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 378-CK0561

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 DEW North Kirklees SPA Triage - 172164
£18,813 to £20,795 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.

HOURS PER WEEK: 30 hrs - (to cover 8am – 6pm on a rota basis to bediscussed at Interview)


An opportunity has arisen for a well-organised, experienced Administrative Officer to provide admin support to the Kirklees Single Point of Access Beckside Court Batley.

The Single Point of Access receives all referrals into Calderdale and Kirklees Secondary Care Mental Health Services and provides the successful applicant with the opportunity to work in a very busy but friendly work environment. The work tasks are varied and can at times be challenging in terms of competing tasks requiring completion and thus prioritisation of tasks requiring completion is also required.


As appropriate to the role: NVQ level 3 (or equivalent qualification)/ RSA lll

or, be able to demonstrate competency at level 3.

The candidate must be fully computer literate in Microsoft Word and must have recent Administrative experience within an office environment including the responding to telephone calls from Service Users and Referrers. Such telephone calls require a respectful and understanding response at all times.


Excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to prioritise own workload while maintaining a high level of accuracy is essential.

Previous experience in a Health or Social Care environment and is desirable.

For enquiries please contact Sheridan Wood-Ives Locality Resource Manager on 07827 308 510

As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644088.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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