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Band 2 Administrative Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-19-67576-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Medical Paediatric Admin Team
£17,460 to £18,702 NHS terms &conditions 2018

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Would you like to help make a difference to children and families living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland?

We have exciting opportunity for -time administrator within our Medical Paediatric Administration Team based in Thurmaston.

The following skills are essential to the role:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good general level of education including GCSE in English Language and Mathematics at grade C or equivalent. Evidence of this qualification is required.

  • A minimum of 12 months previous experience in an administrative role, working in a busy office environment.

  • Good working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office packages.

  • Excellent Customer Service skills and the ability to work as part of an integrated team.

  • NVQ 2 in administration or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience.

  • Highly motivated individual to deal with repetitive and monotonous duties and tasks.

You will need to demonstrate previous experience of working with confidential information, showing attention to detail and maintaining accuracy at all times. Your ability to work using your own initiative is essential, whilst understanding the importance of adhering to Trust Policies and local procedures.

Operating SystmOne, a national NHS electronic patient record system, is a key requirement of this role, and whilst full training will be provided, there is an expectation that applicants would need to be skilled and confident in adapting to work with complex electronic systems.

Short-listed applicants will be invited to undertake an Assessment Test and If you are successful you will then be invited to attend an interview.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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