Administrative Assistant

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
12 months fixed term
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
9 Rush Court, Bedford, MK40 3JT
£16,968 to £19,852 pa
25/05/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


Would you like an opportunity to join our exciting and innovative Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) service?

We are looking for an administrative assistant who has experience of working in a busy office and reception environment. They will provide effective and efficient administration support to the Adolescent Mental Health Team and A&E Liaison Team within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and contribute to the smooth functioning of the systems underpinning the service.

Based within a busy environment, the post holder will have responsibility for providing a confidential, professional, efficient and responsive administrative support service.

The post holder will be need to be professional, well-organised, team orientated and highly motivated to join our multi-disciplinary team.

Applicants should have a sound working knowledge of Microsoft office applications and patient information systems.

If you would like the opportunity to be part of our professional and friendly team we would like to hear from you.

Please state three reasons why you believe you should be shortlisted for this role.

Interviews to be held 04 June 2018


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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Heather HESELTINE, telephone 07768 852381, email

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4158