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Job summary

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Fixed term: 12 months
Part time - 18.75 hours per week (Happy to discuss flexible working)
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Claire House
Ince Wigan
£21,730 - £23,177 Pro rata
Salary period
06/02/2023 23:59

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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Team Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 3

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Wigan Admin Teams for a Team Administrator working for the Later in Life and Memory Service

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced administrator who enjoys working as part of a team and can demonstrate a commitment to delivering a high quality administration support in an efficient and timely manner.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, IT competency in Word, Excel and Outlook and a broad range of administrative experience.  You will be part of a team of administrators providing admin cover to our service users, clinicians and other health professionals. 

If you have a flexible approach and the ability to adapt to changing priorities, this will be an excellent opportunity to develop your skills.

Main duties of the job

The Team Administrator will be responsible for providing a comprehensive and confidential administrative support to the Wigan Later in Life and Memory Service

The post holder will provide an administrative function to the managers, minute taking of meetings, typing of letters, filing, diary management and other general administrative duties.

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Typing/WP RSAIII or equivalent or demonstrable experience
Desirable criteria
  • GCSE Grade A-C English or equivalent ECDL NVQ3 Business Administration


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in an office environment Arranging meetings and taking minutes
Desirable criteria
  • Audio Typing experience Experience of working within the NHS or related healthcare experience Experience of dealing with members of the public


Essential criteria
  • Extensive knowledge of office procedures Knowledge of Microsoft Office eg Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel
Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of Recovery Model Awareness of children/vulnerable adults guidelines

Employer certification / accreditation badges

We are a Living Wage EmployerApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyHSJ Best places to workDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeDisability confident employerWe offer Wagestream - A financial wellbeing benefit which lets you access your pay as you earn it.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Doyle
Job title
Business Administration Manager
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