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Senior Administrator

Job Reference: 184-SNGEN04

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Administration in mental health
Summerlands Site, Yeovil, Yeovil
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum

We are looking for a motivated and well-organised Senior Administrator to work within the county-wide Adult Psychology and Psychological Therapies Service (APPTS) which is part of the Community Mental Health Services (CMHS).

The post holder will manage the APPTS admin team and the local South Somerset CMHS admin team, and provide comprehensive admin support, including medical secretarial support, adjusting the daily workload, according to the requirements of clinicians and clients.

You will have excellent communication, interpersonal, IT and organisational skills to provide administrative support to APPTS based mainly in Yeovil with the ability to travel to other areas if required on an ad hoc basis.

You will need to have excellent skills and experience, with the ability to prioritise tasks and workload to meet the necessary deadlines, use initiative and maintain a high degree of quality and accuracy at all times. You will be highly professional, enthusiastic, reliable, have a flexible and adaptable approach to work and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You will have the ability to liaise respectfully with clients using tact and courtesy at all times.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rose Brockway - 07825726354 or Liz Fawkes 07795 426668

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

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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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