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Admin Team Lead

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
24 hours per week
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Queensborough House Friars Walk Dunstable LU6 3JA
£21,089 to £23,761 pa
22/09/2019 23:59

Bedfordshire Community Health Services are provided in partnership by East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) and Cambridgeshire Community Services (CCS) NHS Trust.

This role is for an ELFT position within Bedfordshire Community Health Services.

ELFT 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. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

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.

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We are looking to recruit a Admin Team Lead to work with the Admin Team based at Queensborough House. The post holder will have excellent communication, leadership and organisation skills, be proactive with the ability to inspire and motivate staff.

The post holder will work closely with the Admin Leads and will contribute in the management of all administrative staff to include recruitment, attendance and performance monitoring and management. The role will also include providing comprehensive PA support to Senior Managers.

The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The post holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager.

The work delegated to you will always be within your competency levels, you will receive both formal and informal training. There is peer support available with other staff members.

The post holder will proactively and positively contribute to the successful overall performance of the Trust. We are looking for people who will deliver excellent levels of customer service to all patients/visitors and staff at the Trust.

The post holder needs to be innovative and organised developing effective ways of working to create strong partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders to support the Team Manager and develop an organisational culture that fosters collaborative working among all staff groups, to ensure a focused commitment to delivering quality services and outcomes.

The role will be to work 24 hours per week working Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 08:30 - 14:30.

It is essential you have a full drivers licence as you will be working across different sites in South Bedfordshire.

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Applicant requirements

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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Irfan AHMED, telephone 01582 709030, email