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Community Team Business Support Administrator

Exeter

  • Part time
  • Exeter
  • £19,737 - £21,142 a year
  • 23 Sep 2020
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Fixed term
  • Job code: 160920-14426

The role
Are you someone looking to start a career in one of the UK’s most respected mental health trusts?
Are you keen to use your excellent administration skills in a job that makes a difference every day?
We are looking for an experienced Business Support Administrator to join the Liaison and Diversion team based at Whipton Hospital, in Exeter working 22.5 hours per week.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT) is the lead provider for Liaison & Diversion (L&D) Services across the Devon & Cornwall Peninsula and is part of a Community Forensic Pathway within Secure Services. Liaison and Diversion (L&D) services identify people who have mental health, learning disability, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the criminal justice system as suspects, defendants or offenders.

The service can then support people through the early stages of criminal system pathway, refer them for appropriate health or social care or enable them to be diverted away from the criminal justice system into a more appropriate setting, if required.

L&D services aim to improve overall health outcomes for people and to support people in the reduction of re-offending. It also aims to identify vulnerabilities in people earlier on which reduces the likelihood that people will reach a crisis-point and helps to ensure the right support can be put in place from the start. This is an all age service including Children from 10 years of age.

The role is dynamic and challenging. As a business support administrator you will be a core member of a multi-disciplinary team and be responsible for supporting the administrative functions within the service. This will include keeping up to date electronic records, being an initial point of contact for the team, coordinating and taking minutes of meetings and maintaining diaries.

You will have excellent Information technology skills, be organized and have the ability to organize others, and possess excellent communication skills. You will be an integral link between all members of the multi-disciplinary team

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£19,737 – £21,142 per annum pro rata (Band 3)

About you
You will be an experienced administrator with a good understanding of Microsoft Office packages. As well as a keen eye for detail, you will be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing and adept at prioritising tasks and working on your own initiative. The ability to work well within a team environment is essential as is a ‘can-do’ attitude. We are seeking an individual who shares our passion for providing compassionate care to the people we support.

You will often work under pressure and without direct supervision, so we are looking for someone confident and capable. You will prioritise tasks, and manage your own workload, providing support to your colleagues where required.

Please note: because of the nature of this post all persons have to receive police vetting clearance prior to formal offer of appointment. Police vetting clearance is required every three years. This is as well as DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks.

The location
Whipton Hospital, Exeter

About us
Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

Our offer to you
We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

Commitment to flexible working
27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training – including opportunities to work in different services to build your experience and skills
Generous NHS pension scheme
Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
Childcare voucher scheme
Health service discounts and online benefits
Incremental pay progression
Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
Access to our LGBTI+ network
Health and wellbeing opportunities
Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
Structured learning and development opportunities.
Great place to work. Great place to live

Job location

Whipton Hospital
Hospital Lane
Exeter
Devon
EX1 3RB

Job category

Admin and HR, Wider services

Profile

Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Website dpt_jobs DPTNHS

Type of organisation

Public Sector

Sector

Health

Description

The role
Are you someone looking to start a career in one of the UK’s most respected mental health trusts?
Are you keen to use your excellent administration skills in a job that makes a difference every day?
We are looking for an experienced Business Support Administrator to join the Liaison and Diversion team based at Whipton Hospital, in Exeter working 22.5 hours per week.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust (DPT) is the lead provider for Liaison & Diversion (L&D) Services across the Devon & Cornwall Peninsula and is part of a Community Forensic Pathway within Secure Services. Liaison and Diversion (L&D) services identify people who have mental health, learning disability, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the criminal justice system as suspects, defendants or offenders.

The service can then support people through the early stages of criminal system pathway, refer them for appropriate health or social care or enable them to be diverted away from the criminal justice system into a more appropriate setting, if required.

L&D services aim to improve overall health outcomes for people and to support people in the reduction of re-offending. It also aims to identify vulnerabilities in people earlier on which reduces the likelihood that people will reach a crisis-point and helps to ensure the right support can be put in place from the start. This is an all age service including Children from 10 years of age.

The role is dynamic and challenging. As a business support administrator you will be a core member of a multi-disciplinary team and be responsible for supporting the administrative functions within the service. This will include keeping up to date electronic records, being an initial point of contact for the team, coordinating and taking minutes of meetings and maintaining diaries.

You will have excellent Information technology skills, be organized and have the ability to organize others, and possess excellent communication skills. You will be an integral link between all members of the multi-disciplinary team

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£19,737 – £21,142 per annum pro rata (Band 3)

About you
You will be an experienced administrator with a good understanding of Microsoft Office packages. As well as a keen eye for detail, you will be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing and adept at prioritising tasks and working on your own initiative. The ability to work well within a team environment is essential as is a ‘can-do’ attitude. We are seeking an individual who shares our passion for providing compassionate care to the people we support.

You will often work under pressure and without direct supervision, so we are looking for someone confident and capable. You will prioritise tasks, and manage your own workload, providing support to your colleagues where required.

Please note: because of the nature of this post all persons have to receive police vetting clearance prior to formal offer of appointment. Police vetting clearance is required every three years. This is as well as DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks.

The location
Whipton Hospital, Exeter

About us
Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

Our offer to you
We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:

Commitment to flexible working
27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training – including opportunities to work in different services to build your experience and skills
Generous NHS pension scheme
Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
Childcare voucher scheme
Health service discounts and online benefits
Incremental pay progression
Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
Access to our LGBTI+ network
Health and wellbeing opportunities
Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
Structured learning and development opportunities.
Great place to work. Great place to live

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