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Service Support Officer

Job Reference: 833-AG-CS-389-19

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£24,214 to £30,112 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.

We've got a great job right here!

LCH has been awarded the contract to deliver the new 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service Contract.

We are looking for a proactive, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our forward thinking 0-19 Team. This exciting role will involve:

  • Working with administrative staff to ensure quality administrative support to the 0-19 Team.

  • Support the co-ordination of the service.

  • Undertake the analysis of data and support appropriate decision making regarding the presentation and dissemination of data and information.

  • To support the creation and production of reports, plans, risk and issues logs and other documents.

  • To manage a system of task tracking, ensuring all specified tasks are completed within the agreed timeframe and/or remedial action is put in place.

  • Support the maintenance of effective communication across the programme and with key stakeholders.

  • Adapting communication style as appropriate for the situation and support and influence managers and staff to deliver the projects aims

The 0-19 Team aims to be functionally integrated with Leeds City Council Children Centres across Leeds to ensure the most appropriate professional responds to the needs of children and families, through joint allocations, shared pathways and co-location.

The service is structurally integrated within LCH to deliver seamless interface between the portfolios of Community Child Health Services. These interfaces are underpinned by well-developed pathways, shared information systems and shared infrastructure.

Are you looking for a new challenge to develop your skills?

Are you an excellent communicator who thrives on change and can demonstrate effective team support skills?

Have you proven experience of proven administrative functions and processes?

Have you knowledge of supporting services?

Can you work under pressure and to deadlines?

If your answer is yes, our Service Support Officer role for one year fixed term/secondment could be for you!

If you feel like we're the place for you, why not click that apply button?

If you are applying on a secondment basis, please ensure you have the approval of your Line Manager prior to applying.

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 (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) 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.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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