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Directorate Business Administrator
NHS AfC: Band 4
Part time - 10.5 hours per week (10.5 hours per week over two days.)
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North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
Harplands Hospital
£23,949 - £26,282 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
10/10/2022 23:59

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North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Directorate Business Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 4

Job overview

The North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Community Directorates are seeking to recruit a part time (10.5 hours per week over 2 days) experienced administrator with proven secretarial skills to work with the Directorate Senior Management Team in ensuring a seamless administrative service across the Directorates.

The successful candidate with have excellent organisational skills, experience in minute taking and a sound knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams.

Main duties of the job

Day to day supervision of junior staff, including undertaking appraisals, sickness management meetings etc.

Arranging and co-ordinating meetings

Minute taking

Cash Office duties

Maintaining stock

Handling telephone queries

Responding to correspondence

Working for our organisation

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we’d like you to be part of it.

Our vision is ‘To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.’ Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust’s Values.  These are:

Proud to CARE:


Caring with compassion, it’s about how we listen, what we say, what we do.


Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open


Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions


Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To maintain a broad understanding of the work of North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust as a whole, and actively contribute your ideas for the improvement of service provision.
  • To ensure own actions contribute to the maintenance of a quality service provision.
  • To be responsible for the self-development of skills and competencies through participation in training and development activities and to maintain up to date technical and professional knowledge relevant to the post.
  • To participate in the Performance and Development Review and to undertake any identified training and development related to the post.
  • To undertake statutory and mandatory training as deemed appropriate by the Trust.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • To adhere to all Trust policies and procedures.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent training in relevant area


Essential criteria
  • Substantial experience of a range of relevant procedures and software programmes, and ability to provide examples of own application of these


Essential criteria
  • Advanced Keyboard skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Committed to being an Inclusive EmployerVeteran AwareApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerCare quality commission - Outstanding

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

Nicola Wood
Job title
Senior Business Administrator
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Sandra Wright, Senior Business Administrator

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