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Senior Admin Support Officer

Posted: 9 Oct 2020 Closes: 7 Nov 2020
Kent and Canterbury Hospital / WIlliam Harvey Hospital, Canterbury/Ashford, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 per annum
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Senior Admin Support Officer

Job Reference: 344-0875GMW

Employer: Department: Stroke Services Location: Kent and Canterbury Hospital / WIlliam Harvey Hospital, Canterbury/Ashford Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum

We are delighted to welcome applications for a Senior Administrative Support Officer to join our expanding department at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

East Kent Stroke services strive to be within the highest performing stroke services in England, putting our patients at the core of our service. We are currently undertaking significant improvement work, supported by a Kent and Medway Stroke service reconfiguration, with agreed commissioning in place to implement one of three single site HASU / ASUs. This regional approach to stroke care will enable improved and sustainable quality of care across the patient pathway, bringing staff and resources together to consistently provide excellent care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our transformation programme will be supported by a newly developed Integrated Stroke Delivery Network across the county.

Our services are currently temporarily co-located upon a single site at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, while we continue with our strategic plans for the future. The post is therefore primarily based at Canterbury but with an expectation the postholder will be required to transfer to an acute site to support the service in its interim and future configuration.

This is an exciting time to join our stroke multidisciplinary team, and to help us to grow our future service. Working with us you will find rewarding role with great scope for professional development.

Why choose us?

We are a community of great people providing great healthcare, improving health and lives. Here, you can be confident of making a difference to our patients, our incredible healthcare teams and our dedicated medical students and doctors in training.

It was recently announced that a new medical school will be opening shortly. The school, which will offer 100 medical school places per year, is a game-changing opportunity and one which the two universities and Kent and Medway trusts have been working towards and hoping for over several years.

It isn't just within work that you will experience great things. There are many areas of unspoilt countryside, expanses of outstanding natural beauty and quiet, secluded beaches all within a few miles of each of our hospital sites. Kent also has an excellent reputation for both public and private schools.

Both London and the Continent are on your doorstep, with easy access to the capital, and to the Channel Ports and Channel Tunnel.

Your opportunity.

As a Senior Administrative Support Officer within Stroke Services, you'll play a vital role in a progressive and forward thinking multi-disciplinary team. The role will support the Stroke Senior Management Team as part of a major transformation programme including the Lead Stroke Nurse, Project Manager and Workforce Lead.

With a strong learning culture and accreditation for advanced training, our service is well respected for training and teaching.

So, if you're seeking a fresh opportunity in an excellent location with great career building potential, you're looking in the right place.

Please call Jamie Disney, Workforce Lead today, to arrange an informal chat..

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Jamie Disney, Job title: Workforce Lead, Email address: Jamie.Disney@nhs.net, Telephone number: 07812507018

There are lots of great opportunities at East Kent Hospitals, where staff are caring and put patients first, innovation flourishes and you can develop your career. A medical school will be opening in east Kent in 2020 with 100 training places a year. The Trust fully supports the SAS Doctors Charter and is committed to their development through its CPD Framework. To find out more about east Kent visit our website.

We'll close this job advert once we've received sufficient applications which may be before the closing date so please apply as soon as possible. We only accept online applications. If you have any difficulty with this please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who are happy to help.

We have a relocation policy for eligible candidates, promote flexible working and we are an inclusive employer.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage alternative options and offer Cycle 2 Work scheme.

The ability to converse easily and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles.

Most positions require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. Applicants for eligible roles requiring Tier 2 sponsorship must meet UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria.

We operate a no-smoking policy on all our sites and grounds.

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