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Bank Admin and Clerical Worker 02/24

Employer
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brighton General Hospital
Salary
£22,816 to £24,336 an hour pa pro rata
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Band 3

Job summary

Here at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to all our patients. In order to help us achieve this, we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed Administrator to join our temporary workforce.

East Sussex Service Locations:
  • Crowborough, Southview Road, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 1HB
  • Uckfield Community Hospital Framfield Road Uckfield East Sussex TN22 5AW
  • Lewes Victoria Hospital, Nevill Road Lewes East Sussex BN7 1PE
  • Chailey - Beggars Wood Road BN8 4JN
  • Brighton and Hove Intermediate Care Unit Laburnum Ave Hove BN3 7JW
  • Hove, BN3 7HY
  • Healthfield Community Health Centre TN21 0XG
  • Kleinwort Centre Butlers Green Road Haywards Heath West Sussex RH164BE

More locations in East Sussex available.

East Sussex Service Locations:
  • Crowborough, Southview Road, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 1HB
  • Uckfield Community Hospital Framfield Road Uckfield East Sussex TN22 5AW
  • Lewes Victoria Hospital, Nevill Road Lewes East Sussex BN7 1PE
  • Chailey - Beggars Wood Road BN8 4JN
  • Brighton and Hove Intermediate Care Unit Laburnum Ave Hove BN3 7JW
  • Hove, BN3 7HY
  • Worthing area
  • Healthfield Community Health Centre TN21 0XG
  • Kleinwort Centre Butlers Green Road Haywards Heath West Sussex RH164BE

More locations in East Sussex available.

For a detailed job description and main responsibilities please see the attached supporting documents.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our Administrative team. In return for your enthusiasm, you will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally as part of a 'high challenge, high support' environment.

Main Duties:
  • To provide administration and clerical support on the unit ensuring that an efficient communications system is in operation
  • Able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and communication skills working effectively as part of a team within a hospital environment with patients, visitors, relatives as well as medical, nursing and therapies staff.
  • To ensure patient records/information is accurately recorded on to the patient's information system.
  • Deal with administrative arrangements in connection with the admission and discharge of patients; ensuring records are kept up to date.
  • Use of initiative and ability to prioritise own work.
  • Deal with requests for medical notes from archive and file store.
  • To liaise with senior nursing staff regarding forthcoming staffing requirements for Bank and or Agency staff and to assist with booking and recording appropriate cover.
  • To assist maintaining an accurate filing system for case notes on site
  • To assist in dealing with deceased patients property. m) Maintain accurate computer records and information on the computer system


  • About us

    Why work for us?
    • We have opportunities for everyone across our wide variety of services working in supportive team environments, including medical, clinical, support and corporate services
    • Positive 2022 NHS Staff Survey results with compassionate culture and leadership, and support for staff wellbeing, scoring highly.
    • A variety of working environments across the community, in patients' homes, within our community hospitals and bases across the county.
    • Supportive flexible working patterns such as: part time, flexi time, annualised hours, and flexi retirement options.
    • Excellent training and development opportunities tailored to individuals.
    • Research opportunities
    • Cost-effective and convenient workplace nurseries in Crawley, Hove and Brighton
    • Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
    • We are proud to be a Level 3 accredited Disability Confident Leader, committed to creating inclusive workplaces.
    • We are proud to be a Veteran Aware Trust, achieving accreditation from Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance (VCHA)
    • Located in stunning Sussex, with easy access to the South Downs and the coast.
    • Access to a wide range of benefits and discounts for NHS staff.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
    • Over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff members
    • Medical, nursing, and therapeutic care provided to over 10,000 children and adults a day
    • October 2022 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of our end-of-life care as Outstanding
    • Flexible working patterns offered across all services
    • Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
    • Accredited Level 3 Disability Confident Leader

    SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates, and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trusts workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.

    Additional benefits

    What else can we offer you apart from a great feeling of job satisfaction?
    • Flexible working patterns
    • Supportive learning environment
    • Dedicated career pathways, and great opportunities for continuing professional development
    • Commitment to and support for your health and wellbeing
    • NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

    Youll also have access to our generous pension scheme and health service discounts.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential
    • Either a NVQ (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or good standard of Secondary Education

    Experience

    Essential
    • Experience of secretarial or administrative work/activity

    Skills and knowledge

    Essential
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, including observation, empathy, listening skills and the ability to follow instructions from senior staff
    • Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft packages

    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.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    Sussex

    Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove Brighton BN2 3EW

    Brighton General Hospital

    BN2 3EW

    Employer's website

    https://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/work-with-us/ (Opens in a new tab)

    Company

    Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) offers diverse employment opportunities across Sussex.

    We employ over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff, and our expert teams deliver a wide range of medical, nursing and therapeutic care to over 10,000 people a day, serving a total population of 1.3 million.

    Why join our #CommunityThatCares at SCFT?

    • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
    • Ongoing training and development tailored to your needs
    • Excellent research opportunities
    • BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks 
    • Level 3 Disability Confident Leader
    • Free health and wellbeing checks for all staff
    • Workplace nurseries rated Good and Outstanding by Ofsted

    SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trust’s workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.

    Contact our friendly Recruitment team on 01273 242227 or sc-tr.recruitment@nhs.net.

    Check out our latest video, showing what it’s like to be an Allied Health Professional with us.....

    Company info
    Website
    Telephone
    01273 696011
    Location
    Glynde Building
    Brighton General Hospital
    Elm Grove
    Brighton
    East Sussex
    BN2 3EW
    GB

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