Community Clerical Officer
Main area Community Admin
Grade Band 2
Contract Permanent: working hours between 08:00 - 20:00 over 7 days
Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (various hours)
Job ref 362-A-21-3093938
Site Heaton Norris
Salary £18,005 - £19,337 pro rata per annum
Salary period Yearly
Closing 21/05/2021 23:59
Interview date 01/06/2021
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.
We Listen to
**There is a 37.5 hour and a 28 hour post available**
The successful candidate may be expected to work from any Community Healthcare base where cover is required due to annual and other types of leave. You must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.
Main duties of the job
Providing reception and administration support for all Community Services
Experience of a busy office environment and handling a high volume of telephone calls is essential. You must also be computer literate.
Working for our organisation
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
If successful this vacancy will require a Standard DBS check at a cost of £26.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Proving a high level of administration support to Community Services
Reception duties, dealing with patient queries either face to face or over the telephone.
General office duties
Working hours are between 08.00 to 20.00 , 7 days per week
English & Maths Grade A- C, Level 2 or equivalent qualifications or experience
NVQ Level 2 in Business & Administration or Customer Service
Experience working on a busy reception
Experience of handling large volume of telephone calls/ working in call centre environment
Experience of working in an office environment
Excellent I.T skills
Excellent communication skills
Remain calm under pressure/cope with time sensitive workload
Flexible to cope with the changing demands of the service
Ability to drive to various sites across Stockport
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.