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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2019.


Job Reference: 833-HK-AS-248-19

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Killingbeck Court
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

This is the job ad you've been looking for all day!

We are seeking to appoint Administrative Assistant (band 3) to work as part of our award winning team to support us in delivering outstanding patient care.


The Neighbourhood Night Service operates from 21:00pm - 07:30am across the whole of Leeds providing care for patients requiring nursing intervention in their own home. The service operates centrally from Killingbeck. One of the key aims of the service is to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and to ensure that palliative patients remain in their own homes, where this is their preference. The Neighbourhood Night Service is part of a wider multi-disciplinary team and ensures that there is 24/7 nursing care for patients in the community.

The role

This is an exciting and varied role that is vital in helping us to coordinate our resources to ensure that patients receive the best and most appropriate care from our Nurses, Nursing Assistants and agency providers.

The contract is for 15 hours and will cover 7 days per week.

The administrative assistant role covers Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00pm (with half an hour lunch break) and weekends (on rotation) between 10am and 14:00pm (with a 15 minute break).

About you

You will have experience within an office environment and will have excellent written and verbal communication. You will be competent in all Microsoft packages, particularly Excel. You will have the ability to work under pressure, solve problems and be able to manage your workload to meet deadlines.

The majority of the role will involve excel spreadsheets and communicating with our Senior Nurse, Senior Administrator and Management Supp ort Officer, as well as key external care providers

A full tailored induction programme will be supported and ongoing development encouraged.

If this job sounds like it suits you down to the ground, apply now before you forget!

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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