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Band 3 Administrator for Special School Nursing

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Faversham, United Kingdom £21,142 pro rata per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_COMR0TW2CE04

Band 3 Administrator for Special School Nursing

Job Reference: 846-09885-RK

Employer: Department: Administrator Location: Capital House, Faversham Salary: £21,142 pro rata per annum

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there's never been a better time to join us.

The CQC has rated us 'outstanding' and says that our colleagues feel supported, valued and respected, with high levels of staff and patient satisfaction.

Our vision is to deliver excellent local services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values (CARE). CARE stands for:
  • Compassionate
  • Aspirational
  • Responsive
  • Excellent

Band 3 administrator:

Make a difference today - support children and young people with complex health needs to access their education.

This term-time only role is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic administrator to work within new and existing special school nursing service in across Kent.

The Special Schools Nursing Team is looking for the equivalent of two Band 3 administrators to join our team.

We work with families and partnership agencies to support school staff and make sure they are appropriately trained and competent for students to access school safely. We want to make sure school staff understand the child's condition and the potential impact it has on the student and their families.

This role will be based at Capital House, Faversham, however there may be times where this this post holder needs to visit the nursing teams within the schools so driving is essential.

It is essential that you are highly proficient in IT skills, including Word, Excel and email, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience with an EPR (Electronic Patients Record) system would be an advantage.

This role is 22.5 to 37.5 hrs per week in the school term-time only.

Successful applicants are required to have the qualification level specified in the person specification in order to carry out the job, however, we do welcome applicants from individuals wishing to further their knowledge and skills and to gain this recognised qualification, which we will support. So if you do not have the essential qualification for the role, this may not be an automatic barrier to you being offered an interview.

If you are successful at interview but do not have the essential qualification for the role, we will employ you as trainee and will support you to gain this qualification. You will develop new skills and knowledge whilst working with an established team, gaining valuable work experience and continuing to get paid. Once you receive the qualification you will automatically move into the position advertised.

Interviews are scheduled for 2nd November 2020.

Please contact Rebecca Lee on 07342 071182 for an informal discussion if you would like to know more about the post and special school nursing service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rebecca Lee

Job title Nurse Team Lead Special School Nursing

Email address

Telephone number 07342071182

As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements. Please note that the salary stated is based on full time working and will be pro rata for part time working.

Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas also receive 5% high cost area allowance on top of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum of £1,762. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

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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.

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