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Business Administrator / PA – Community Perinatal Service

£21,089 - £23,761 per annum pro rata

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Have you considered working in Perinatal Mental Health Services?

Our Perinatal Community Mental Health Team is part of an award winning, well established Perinatal Service working across Devon, providing care to women who are either pregnant or in the first year following the birth of their baby and who present with moderate to severe mental health problems or with high risk factors for perinatal mental health problems due to personal or family history.

Our successful candidate will have excellent communication, computer and interpersonal skills and the ability work as part of a busy team. You will be flexible and willing to carry out a full range of administrative duties as required, as well as undertaking work of a confidential and sensitive nature.

You will be able to work under pressure and have good organisational skills and work in a constructive manner as well as being able to demonstrate an ability to be professional at all times when dealing with sensitive patient and staff information.

Previous experience of working in a secretarial role and previous experience of working in a Mental Health setting would be desirable.

The role is interesting and diverse providing administrative support to a friendly, supportive, specialist multi-disciplinary team. As well as your excellent administrative skills and knowledge and interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines in a fast pace environment is important. If this is you, we would love to hear from you!

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health and learning disability services, as well as a range of specialist and secure services for the wider south west region and nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.

Our values

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation.

These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity and compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and applications are encouraged and welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time, job share and flexible working applications will be considered and supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health and learning disabilities.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria in the job description will be invited to interview.

At Devon Partnership NHS Trust we want to attract and retain talented people and create a great place to work with a shared sense of pride and ambition. Our vision is to have an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued. Recovery is at the heart of everything we do and we are one of the pioneers in driving forward the recovery agenda.

Shortlisted for Best Employer by Nursing Times 2018

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