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Neighbourhood Team Officer

Job Reference: 833-HK-AS-484-19

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum pro-rata

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.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, well organised and dedicated Neighbourhood Team officer, with excellent communication skills, to work within the Morley Integrated Neighbourhood Team covering shifts between 7am-10pm, 7 days a week

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community based health services across the whole of the City. Adult services in Leeds are working with partners across social care to develop integrated services to support some of the most vulnerable people in communities across Leeds and provide high quality care to enable people to stay in their own homes and avoid hospital admissions

The Role

You will be the first point of contact for service users ensuring all telephone calls are received and dealt with in a courteous and diplomatic manner. You will have excellent IT skills and be able to prioritise workload accordingly. You will have experience of working in a busy office environment, working as part of a team providing an admin support function. You will be required to have good communication skills and be a good team player.
As well as accepting and processing referrals via SystmOne, ordering equipment for patients, you will also provide administrative support to the Integrated Team and be able to confidently liaise with professional staff members from across the Trust.

In return you will be offered a range of generous benefits which include:
. Competitive salary which includes enhanced rates for working weekends and after8 pm
. 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
. NHS pension including life assurance
. Development opportunities including training and education support
. Flexible working
. Health and wellbeing including gym membership
. Child Care Vouchers
. Cycle to work scheme
. Metro Card discount scheme
. Access to NHS discounts
Leeds is a top destination for shopping, food and drink, culture, sport and music and has the goal to be the best city for health and wellbeing.
What now - Let your journey within Leeds Community Healthcare start today!
If you are interested in applying you are encouraged to contact Paula Simpson and arrange a visit to the team to find out more about the role and its suitability for you.

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.

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.

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