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Management Secretary

Job Reference: 841-19-273-BR

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Integrated Community Teams -
Location:
Cheltenham
Salary:
£18,813- £20,795 pro rata per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Management Secretary

Hours: 37.5 (9 month fixed term or secondment) - (Applicants should secure written confirmation of secondment approval per their Trust Policy)

Band: 3

Salary: £18,813-£20,795

Base: ICT, Independent Living Centre, Cheltenham

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Cheltenham Integrated Community Team (ICT) providing a range of administrative support functions essential to the provision of quality community health for adults in the locality. The successful candidate will join a well-established and knowledgeable, administrative team and work alongside a range of clinical, professional staff.

The role is extremely varied and requires the ability to deal with a wide range of duties. A key area of work for this role will be to provide secretarial support to the Community Manager and Team Managers within the ICT. The successful candidate will contribute to the continuing development of administrative support within this fast paced environment.

Applicants should evidence an ability to be calm under pressure and a willingness to undertake and learn new tasks. A range of communication skills, verbal and written, are essential for this role as is the ability to manage challenging deadlines for information requests.

We encourage personal development and will aim to provide the resources to meet your learning and development goals.

If you would like to work for an Organisation that values its staff, aims to deliver the best care, offering compassion to all service users, their carers and families, we would like to hear from you.

Shortlisting date: Friday 20th September

Interview date: TBC



Online Assessment
NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge

As part of your application you are invited to complete the NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge available at https://nhsvaluestool.e-lfh.org.uk/

All NHS employees share a belief in the quality of patient care. It is important that our shared beliefs are part of everything we do to ensure that our role has a positive impact on the lives of patients. Try one of the 'Values for healthcare' video challenges at the link above and find out whether you have what it takes to join the NHS.

You can choose any one of the featured job roles for your challenge - don't worry too much about having to match your choice exactly to the type of job role you are thinking about. You only need to follow one job role to complete the challenge.

If you are invited to interview you may be requested to bring a copy of the outcome of the 'Values for healthcare' challenge with you.


Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.



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