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Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 267-CH1777103

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Community Health Services
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Luther Street Medical Centre (LSMC) is a specialist Primary Care GP Surgery in central Oxford for people who are homeless and vulnerably housed.Based in a modern, purpose-built medical centre and working closely with local statutory and voluntary agencies, a full range of medical and nursing services have been provided over the last twenty years.These include GP services, general and mental health nursing services, addiction nurse services as well as an on-site dentist, podiatrist and acupuncturist.Practical help, advice and support for registered patients as well as referral to on-site drug services and on-site psychiatric and psychology services is also provided.With an experienced and highly committed team of staff, this is a well established service which continues to develop.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and innovative Practice Receptionist/Administrator who has an interest in services for homeless people. The post holder will be responsible for the administration of the day to day operations and ongoing support of the service.You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will have excellent verbal and written communication skills plus good computer literacy.

Receptionist/administrative experience in a similar setting will be advantageous.The post holder reports to the Reception and Administration Manager and will be fully supported and trained. Familiarity with and interest in homelessness and health issues are desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Szluha at or on 01865 901571.

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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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