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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator work as Personal Assistant to the Assistant Director and Head of Service for KMAH, All Age Eating Disorders and Crisis Pathway in Kent and Medway.
Main duties of the job
As a Band 4 Administrator you will support the Assistant Director and Head of Service to provide high quality administration, information and act as a central reference point to all staff within the service including clinicians/managerial staff and other external stakeholders. The role comprises of a wide range of duties and requires the ability to use multiple computer systems, be able to manage and prioritise own workloads without direct supervision and have strong communication and organisational skills. An ability to understand the need for maintaining confidentiality at all times is essential.
Candidates will need to be forward thinking and have a problem solving approach, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
The role offers flexible and remote working in line with NELFT's commitment to agile working. There may be some requirement to attend KMAH or Pudding Lane to meet with the AD and HoS as appropriate
Working for our organisation
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).
Starting with NELFT
NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the Job Description & Person Specification attachment.
We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.
- Good working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, Power point, Access
- Previously used Rio
- Clear communication skills including excellent writing, data entry and presentation skills
- Significant administrative experience
- Working in an NHS environment
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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Laura Baker
- Job title
- Assistant Director
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 07712 536028