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Clinical Team Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
22.5 hours per week
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Tavistock Centre
£25,489 to £28,513 (incl. HCAS) per annum - Pro-Rata
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The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.

We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health

We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.

As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.


Children, Young Adults and Family Directorate


Clinical Team Administrator

Fostering, Adoption & Kinship Care Team

The Children, Young Adults and Family Directorate of the internationally renowned Tavistock Clinic provides a comprehensive and specialist mental health service for children, adolescents and their families.

We are looking for a clinical administrator to join Fostering Adoption and Kinship Care Team. Candidates must demonstrate their ability to support the aspects of our clinical work. The role involves 3 days of working within our Fostering, Adoption & Kinship Care Team  who will support clinicians in all aspects of their administration. Within this busy and stimulating department the position will require you to have excellent typing, communication and organisational skills as well as enjoying working in a team setting.

For the above role, experience of general office duties, strong IT skills, data entry, audio typing and minute taking skills are essential, as is the ability to use your initiative and prioritise your own workload. Having experience of using Carenotes, our clinical record systems is desirable. 

The Trust is pleased to be able to offer 27 days annual leave, personal development opportunities, a pension scheme and family friendly policies.

Candidates are requested to use the section "Supporting Information" on the application form to set out their reasons for applying and their suitability, referring to the person specification, for this post.

Closing date for applications: 27th May 2019

Interviews: TBC


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Please note:

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Candidates suitable for shortlisting will be contacted within three weeks. If you have not heard from us within this time then you have not been successful on this occasion.

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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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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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Pauline Williams