Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust was formed in 2006 and became integrated with NHS Coventry in April 2011.
The Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy can be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. It is strongly advised that you complete and return your application form and online values assessment before the closing date in order to avoid disappointment. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority. The link for the online assessment may be delivered to your Junk/Trash Inbox dependant on your email settings, please check if you have not received the link.
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To apply for this post you will need to apply online via NHS Jobs (please register as a new user, if you haven't already). If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department or hiring manager (telephone number stated on the advert) and quote the job reference number starting with 444-.
CV'S OR APPLICATIONS VIA AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (NOTE TO AGENCIES - PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT MANAGERS).
During colleagues’ absence, you will be required to cover shifts across a 24 hour/7 day a week system and could be working 12 quater hour shifts.
The post is based within the Switchboard/Reception of St Michael’s Hospital, Warwick. The hospital is a mental health in-patient site, open 24/7, 365 days/nights per year. The post-holder will be required to work with an integrated and skill mixed team, providing an effective and efficient admin support service, with the operation of a switchboard system for which training would be provided. You must be able to multi-task and be computer literate. An understanding of mental health would be advantageous and you will need to display compassion and respect at all times for patients, carers, staff and all visitors to the site.
You will be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and you will be required to cross cover shifts. The standard shift will be 6¼ hours per day, Tuesday to Friday, but this will vary in order to meet service need and cover absence, therefore you could be required to work a 12¼ hour shift either day or night and this could be at a weekend or bank holiday, for which you would receive enhanced pay. Therefore, working hours will be averaged over the course of a 4 week period.
Please note that you will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check and will be required to pay for this (approx. £44).
For further details / informal visits contact:
Bev McGrory, Admin Team Co-ordinator, 01926 406765 or Amanda Green, Senior Admin Lead, 01926 406766
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service.
The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. Guidance and criteria on the filtering criminal cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.
Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) will be utilising a third party recruitment system (TRAC) from 19 th September 2017. The Trust will be proceeding with sharing information with the TRAC system with immediate effect in preparation for this date. When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.
From 19 th September 2017, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from CWPT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.
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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