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Matron Admin Assistant - CCU
NHS AfC: Band 2
18.75 hours per week (part time)
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
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Eastbourne DGH
£18,005 - £19,337 pro rata
Salary period
05/12/2020 23:59

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Matron Administration Assistant - CCU

NHS AfC: Band 2

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 ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


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.



This is an exciting opportunity to join our Coronary Care Unit and Cardiac Catheter Laboratory team as Matron Administrative Assistant assisting our Matron on CCU which is a busy 11 bedded high dependency unit nursing elective and emergency cardiology admissions. You will also support the Matron on Berwick Ward which is a busy, acute 28 bedded Ward that specialises in Cardiology with Elective and Emergency admissions, along with another Administrative Assistant also working 18.75 hours per week. Berwick Ward also has Endocrinology, Diabetes and Step-down from Stroke patients.    

This Administration role also provides apprenticeship opportunities with development. For all applicants (working 18 hours per week or more) we can offer an apprenticeship programme to support them to undertake an NVQ in business Administration at NVQ Level 2 or Level 3. This programme will take 13 months to complete and must be commenced within 3 months of the start date for the post.

The successful applicant will be responsible for arranging meetings, taking notes, support in the use of Health-roster and the recruitment electronic system, in addition to booking mandatory training and providing full administrative service to the Matron.

We are looking for a well organised and motivated person, with a can do attitude and excellent interpersonal skills, to provide high quality administrative support.

If you have an ability to work calmly under pressure and feel you meet the following requirements:-

  • A good communicator and enjoy meeting people
  • Posses a polite and caring manner
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Able to prioritise own workload
  • Be you are computer literate and competent with the use of Microsoft Office.

Then this may be the job for you.




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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Kerrie Nyland
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01323 417400 extension 4057/4590
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