Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.
We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.
Oxfordshire Children's Integrated Therapy Service are looking for an enthusiastic individual for 22.5hrs per week to join our administrative team in the Central Area of the county, providing comprehensive secretarial and administrative support as part of the countywide administration team. Reporting to the Locality Administrator, you will be responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support across The Children's Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy teams.
Responsibilities include: Improving access to admin support for the therapists; processing referrals into the service; working closely with other members of the children's therapy admin team; and providing an excellent level of customer service to families and external agencies. We are seeking an organised individual with strong Microsoft office and secretarial skills, who is a team player and an excellent communicator. Previous experience of working within the NHS and using ‘Care Notes’ would be an advantage.
This is a very busy and varied role meaning that the successful candidate must be highly organised, work well under pressure and the ability to manage many conflicting priorities and work using their own initiative.
Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Trust include:
- Excellent opportunities for career progression
- 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
- NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
- Staff accommodation
- Lease car scheme
- Competitive pension scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
- Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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.