Branch Administrator

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
£21,892 - £24,157 pro rata per annum
Job Type
Expiry Date

Branch Administrator


Band 4

Main area Admin
Grade Band 4
Contract Permanent
Hours Part time - 25 hours per week
Job ref 362-A-21-3280580

Site Stepping Hill Hospital
Town Stockport
Salary £21,892 - £24,157 pro rata per annum
Salary period Yearly
Closing 02/08/2021 23:59
Interview date 11/08/2021


Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values ‘We Care, We Respect, We Listen’ are at the heart of everything we do, and come from our promise:  ‘Making a difference every day.’ They drive the behaviour and actions for everyone in our organisation.

In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.


Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment

As well as recognising previous NHS service, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. If you are currently employed by Greater Manchester Local Authority, Combined Authority, GMFRS, TfGM as well as other public service organisations, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust will recognise your previous service for sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption entitlement and also for annual leave purposes (providing there has been no break in service).  If you currently work for one of the above organisations and successfully apply for a post with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, please ensure the Recruitment team are aware so that this service is reflected in your contract of employment.


Our Values:

We Care

  • About each other
  • Our patients and their families
  • The communities we serve
  • The environment
  • We support them and deliver on their promises

We Respect

  • Each other
  • Our patients and their families
  • Our partners
  • We are kind and helpful, and we expect the same in return

We Listen to

  • Each other
  • Our patients and their families
  • Our partners
  • We act and learn from what we hear


Job overview

We are looking to appoint a Receptionist / Administrator for our Unison team based within Stepping Hill Hospital


You need to be an enthusiastic, flexible and resourceful individual to support our growing organisation. The Administrator will provide a range of administrative and organising support across a number of functions.

You will provide an administrative/ organisational support service undertaking a wide range of duties including maintaining diary management, producing and maintaining databases, co-ordination of meetings and events. 

You will need to use UNISON’s IT applications and relevant office equipment

You will need to be IT proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other software packages, d help to maintain databases including case management records.

It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and an understanding of confidentiality


Main duties of the job

You will provide an administrative/ organisational support service undertaking a wide range of duties including maintaining diary management, producing and maintaining databases, co-ordination of meetings and events. 


Working for our organisation

UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with 1.3 million members working in the public services, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

team player with experience of working in a pressurised environment
good communication and time management skills
proven secretarial skills
experience of using office equipment/systems and a full range of IT packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
administration of committees/ meetings and seminars
understanding of the aims and values of the trade union movement/

Person specification


Essential criteria

understanding different roles in the nhs


Essential criteria

experience in an advanced administrative role


Essential criteria

nvq 3 or equivalent in admin or business


Essential criteria

experience of comunicating complex information

Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. 

Please note that all correspondence will be via your NHS Jobs account. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Please also note that Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are unable to refund Interview expenses or re-location costs.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfills the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.