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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/05/2019.

Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 425-A-19-28908

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Medical Equipment Services
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum pro rata



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administration Assistant to join our friendly and fast paced Medical Equipment Services team consisting of 5 engineers and 2 administrators.

The Medical Equipment Services team are responsible for all medical equipment within the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Foundation Trust, including the maintenance and repair of medical devices.

This role will work closely with the Clinical Engineers and will provide administration support to the monthly Medical Equipment Management Group (MEMG) meetings.

Sheffield Children’s Hospital Foundation Trust is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital Trust’s in the UK. The Trust has a reputation for high quality, compassionate care and high quality medical equipment plays an important part in maintaining this reputation. You will need to be educated to NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent), have excellent communication and inter personal skills. Previous experience of working in an office environment is essential. The successful candidate will have a full induction programme so no previous knowledge or experience of medical equipment is necessary. You will be required to be flexible, well organised and able to meet the demands of this growing and developing service. The working hours will be Monday to Friday approximately 9:30am to 3pm, but there can be flexibility for the right candidate.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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