Non Clinical - Executive Support Officer - Governance Team

  • Department Trust HQ Admin Support
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 08/06/2023
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-ESO-824
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

**Internal Vacancy**

This is a great opportunity to join the Governance Support Team within Trust Headquarters at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

The successful candidate will provide senior level administrative and organisational support, to ensure an efficient and effective service is provided for the fast paced, professional and often confidential environment of the operations of the Directorate, and offices of the Chair and Chief Executive of the Trust.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be based in the Governance Support Office within Trust Headquarters.  In addition to providing support within the immediate Governance office, the post holder will act as a central point of contact for any ad hoc administrative or procurement support required across the wider functional teams who report to the Director of Governance and Communications.

As the Governance support function is closely aligned with the offices of both the Chair and Chief Executive of the Trust, the post holder will also provide a limited degree of administrative and organisational support to both offices as required.

The role will involve contact on a daily basis with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation.  The post holder will be expected to represent the Directorate and CEO/Chair's offices in a professional manner at all times, displaying discretion and courtesy.

Working for your organisation

Trust Headquarters of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is located at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, and is the office base of the Chair, Chief Executive and the Executive Directors of the Trust.

Although all 'one team' which works closely together, the service comprises of two defined operational areas.  The Chair, Chief Executive and Director of Governance and Communications are supported by the Governance Team; and the Executive Directors are supported by a team of Executive Personal Assistants. 

All support roles within Trust HQ provide a confidential and professional secretarial and/or administrative service, to enable the Trust's Executive Team to perform effectively within a challenging and complex regulated environment. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities of this role please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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