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Corporate Affairs Assistant

Job Reference: 421-CORP-0126A

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Corporate Affairs
£17,787 to £20,448 pa (pro rata)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Corporate Affairs Assistant
Corporate Affairs

Hours: 24 hours per week
Band: 3
Salary: £17,787 to £20,448 pa (pro rata)

Essential Requirements: Good standard of general education including GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, passionate and well-organised individual to join our team.

As part of the Corporate Secretarial Team, the post-holder will be responsible for the delivery of the Education Liaison and Work Experience Programmes; driving both forward with an innovative and evaluation-based approach.

The role will also include facilitating the Trust’s Youth Forum; committed to making a positive difference to existing and future healthcare services for young people, and to support to the Corporate Affairs and Membership Manager with membership events and projects.

The post-holder will be required to demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills with attention to detail across a wide range of corporate projects and to support the Corporate Secretarial Team as required.

The Corporate Secretarial Team provide secretarial and administrative support across all areas of corporate services including the Chief Executive Office, Corporate Nursing, Workforce and Organisational Development, Finance, Performance and Corporate Affairs, including the Foundation Trust Office.

For more information, or to arrange an informal visit to the department, please contact Angie Colvin, Corporate Affairs and Membership Manager on 01423 554489.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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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