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NHS AfC: Band 3
Part time: 15 hours per week (15)
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
Bexhill Ophthalmic Day unit
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata
Salary period
02/03/2021 23:59

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Ophthalmology Day Unit Administration Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ),  staff restaurants and  on-site accommodation.



ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.



We are looking to recruit a Unit Administration Coordinator to work as part of a job share in our busy Ophthalmic Day Unit in the lovely town of Bexhill. This is a very demanding but fulfilling role; working daily with the public and members of the multi-disciplinary team. The applicant needs to be able to work in a changing environment.


There will be plenty of opportunities for you to learn new skills and develop yourself. The Trust is committed to training and offers apprenticeship for staff to undertake; as part of its values and vision.


Join us in our mission to deliver patient focused care within a modern progressive unit; encompassing pre-assessment, theatre and the admission/discharge lounge to provide the complete surgical pathway for the ophthalmic patient. Support the team in maintaining existing and developing new procedures.


Bexhill as a town has a lot to offer with beautiful sea views, picturesque countryside and it is steeped in history. There is good public transport and easy access to local cities and the continent.



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Leanne Wood
Job title
Ophthalmic Administrative Co-ordinator & PA to Lesley Carter (Unit Matron and Clinical Site Manager)
Email address
Telephone number
03001314395 EXT 734395
Additional information

For more information or an  informal visit, please contact Leanne Wood on 03001314395; she works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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