The Trust has a vision for the future that puts the patient at the heart of everything we do and is guided by a set of values about which we care deeply, and the Estates Directorate is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant who exemplifies the values to join our team.
The successful applicant will have a positive can do attitude and be able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative when dealing with a wide range of administrative duties, and have experience in filing systems.
Applicants should possess developed keyboard skills and good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
This position will require cross site travel to cover admin duties at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.
*Previous applicants need not apply*
Main duties of the job
You will work under own initiative to provide administrative support to the Estates team, which includes typing/word processing and the distribution and filing/collating of documents, together with acting as the first point of contact for enquiries from ‘end-users’ of the Estates services via the Helpdesk, when required.
You will also help cover to ensure that an efficient Reception/’Front of House’ service is provided for the Estates Department, including implementation of the ‘Contractor Control’ procedures, and issuing of Staff ID badges.
Working for our organisation
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you a great opportunity to work within supportive friendly teams, with excellent professional NHS job development opportunities.
The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
IT Skills to RSA Stage II
NVQ level 2 or equivalent
Knowledge of office procedures
Reception/formal office experience
Microsoft Office computer software
Experience of NHS/Estates Environment
Work on Own Initiative
Good Communication Skills
Flexible Approach to Workload