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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2019.

Administrative Assistant

Job Reference: 378-SSCK0554

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 WAK LD Therapy in Kirklees
£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.

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is currently recruiting for an Administrative Officer in the Adult Community Learning Disability Services across Kirklees Community Health Adult Learning Disability Services, based at the Fox View Hub in Dewsbury.

The applicant will be required to assist the multidisciplinary teams with the day to day administrative functions as well as support the Administrative Supervisor as necessary.

We are looking for a team member who is self-motivated, can demonstrate good leadership and organisational skills, is friendly and flexible in their approach with good communication skills and attention to detail. The post holder will provide a range of administrative functions, as well as demonstrate duties to new starters within the admin team into the department. They will be responsible for implementing administrative processes and systems that support the multidisciplinary teams to ensure effective management of admin functions. The applicant must be able to work accurately to deadlines, sometimes under pressure, use their own initiative, and be able to prioritise workloads. Duties will be varied and will include working with Microsoft Office packages, minute taking and audio/digital typing. The successful candidate must have excellent time management skills and have a good knowledge and understanding of IT systems and packages and be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.

For informal enquiries please contact either: Glenda Hartshorne, Operational Manager on 07825964206.

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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