NHS Preston, Lancashire, UK
13 Jun, 2018Full Time
NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving. NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View. If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata. We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies. The NHSBSA is responsible for the processing of your application; a privacy notice is attached to advise you on how we will process your personal data. Nursing & Quality – Business Support Assistant Preston Business Centre Band 3 (37.5 hours p/w) NHS England (Lancashire & South Cumbria) is looking to recruit a highly motivated and a proactive individual on a permanent basis, who is an experienced individual and able to provide administrative assistant level support to a small but busy Nursing & Quality Team. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about Patient safety and the quality of patient care. This role is split equally between two halves of the Nursing & Quality Directorate to support the Patient Safety and Quality Agenda and the Complaints and Patient Experience Agenda. For this role, the successful candidate must have general administrative and minute taking skills, experience in inputting data accurately and in a timely manner and the ability to retrieve information from relevant electronic recording systems/ databases. Whilst having excellent writing and organisation skills and they must have an eye for detail and have a high understanding about confidentiality and data protection due to the sensitive nature of work. As part of this role individual will ensure all enquiries are effectively managed and successfully resolved within a prompt timescale, ensuring all personnel are informed as necessary and an appropriate record is maintained. The individual is also expected to have good communications skills and are proficient in Microsoft packages especially Outlook, Word and Excel. A good knowledge of the NHS and the local structures would be highly beneficial in performing this role. If successful the applicant will gain a good understanding and experience of the whole of the Nursing and Quality Directorate. We reserve the right to close this vacancy from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for the role. We reserve the right to close vacancies early, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful. We value and respect the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability. If you are shortlisted you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK (refer to the attached guidance). Failure to bring the required proof will mean that we may be unable to proceed with your interview. If you are a licensed Medical Practitioner you must supply your GMC number. Any doctor who is applying for a role with us, who does not have English as their first language, must be able to evidence passing IELTS.