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Business Support Officer

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Ely, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata
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Business Support Officer

Job Reference: 310-OPAC-2662925

Employer: Department: Administration Location: Ely / Cambridge / Huntingdon / Peterborough Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and wanting to make a difference?

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has a vision for the future of health & social care in the County. Our joint plan to keep Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fit for the Future has been developed by health and social care partners and sets out how we will redesign services to deliver the NHS England 5 Year Forward View.

As a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic we are excited to announce an expansion of our existing Intermediate Care Team to support our discharge to assess model. We are recruiting full time (37.5 hours per week)Business Support Officers to provide business support and training to a range of staff, including the senior management team, assist with recruitment, procurement and health roster.

The vision of the service is to provide outstanding, patient focused, community based health care and therapy, optimising peoples potential to achieve their goals by supporting earlier discharge from hospital; early assessment for care needs and avoidance of hospital admission.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

If you are looking for a new challenge, are dynamic, flexible and enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team making a difference in our community then you are the right person for us.

We are looking for full time staff who are able to work Monday - Friday 9 - 5, with the flexibility to work outside these hours dependent on service demand. Our operating hours are 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week. We are offering a 6 month fixed term contract / secondment.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and wellbeing. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.

We are ideally looking for people who have:
  • experience of administrative duties in a health / social care setting.
  • the ability to demonstrate a commitment to high quality service provision
  • the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team, as well as individually
  • Excellent computer skills
  • good time management and the ability to manage individual workload
  • enhanced communication and interpersonal skills
For further details / informal visits contact:

Jade Motte

jade.motte@cpft.nhs.uk - 07970758737

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of our BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. For further information about our positive equality, diversity and Inclusion work, please email edi@cpft.nhs.uk.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently 'at risk' & who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are 'at risk' please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) & references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

We reserve the right to close adverts early should we receive sufficient applications.

COVID-19 / Face-to-Face interviews are currently not permitted, therefore will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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