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Administration Assistant

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom £18,005 - £19,337 per annum
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Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 263-SS20-073-JW

Employer: Department: Administration Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Salary: £18,005 - £19,337 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve.

CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join our busy administrative team. We have a vacancy for a Band 2 Administration Assistant in the Staffing Solutions Team, Collingwood Court, SNH. This is an 8 am - 8 pm service, working weekends and Bank Holidays on a rota basis (37.5 hpw).

The post holder must facilitate excellent customer service, in person and on the telephone, following guidance and procedures delivered through in-house training and action planning.

To carry out duties as assigned to, working under the direction of the Admin Team Lead to ensure a comprehensive, high quality administrative service to the team at all times.

You should currently hold the required level of qualifications, as outlined in the Essential Criteria of the Personal Specification. If you do not meet this criteria you will not be shortlisted.

You will be notified if successfully shortlisted via the email address you provide on your application, please check this regularly following closing date.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Annette Benoist, Operational Admin Support Officer,, 077 99 265 029

All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

You will also be encouraged to complete your Mandatory training via E-learning before you commence into post.

After applying on NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Third party recruitment system - Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, all communication will come via By applying for this post you are agreeing that the employing Trust (CNTW) can transfer the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, in this case Trac Jobs.

If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

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