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Lead Administrator Living Well Team, H&S and Quality Improvement

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Lead Administrator Living Well Team, H&S and Quality Improvement
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
18.75 hours per week
Job ref
260-2235-KR
Site
Belsize Lane
Town
London
Salary
£29,057 - £36,134 per annum including HCAS (Pro-rata)
Closing
23/01/2020 23:59
Interview date
31/01/2020

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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.

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Lead Administrator Living Well Team, H&S and Quality Improvement

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to join the corporate division. This is a part-time role advertised on a substantive basis. The primary role of the post holder is to ensure the smooth running of the Living Well service, Trust Quality Improvement (QI) processes and Health and Safety systems. The successful candidate will be required to adopt a proactive and dynamic approach to supporting the Physical Health Specialist Practitioner, Health and Safety Manager and three Quality Improvement Leads.  

Tasks will include the processing of internal physical health referrals and being the first point of contact for potential referrers, staff, patients and their relatives, confirming appointments and maintaining relevant paperwork and electronic systems. Working closely with the Physical Health Specialist Practitioner the successful candidate would be trained to conduct screening for sleep interventions and would be expected to be an active member of the team, contributing to the ongoing development of the service.

Support for the Health and Safety Manager will include coordinating meetings, organising agendas and papers, taking minutes and supporting the development of Health and Safety organisational policies and processes. The Quality Improvement (QI) function will also include meeting functions, managing the QI inbox and the QI page on the Trust intranet and proactively monitoring outstanding QI tasks, liaising appropriately with relevant staff.  

This is a varied role which would suit someone who is organised and systematic but also confident and out-going and who can work with minimal supervision.

The Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health Trust with a focus on Training and Education alongside a full range of Child, Adolescent and Adult Mental Health Services and Psychological Therapies. The Trust is committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. Our contribution is distinctive in 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.

The Trust makes its contribution through:

  • Providing relevant and effective clinical services for children and families, young people and adults, ensuring that those who need our services can access them easily
  • Providing training and education aimed at building an effective and sustainable NHS and Social Care workforce and at improving public understanding of mental health and the importance of integrated physical/mental healthcare
  • Undertaking research and consultancy aimed at improving knowledge and practice and supporting innovation
  • Working actively with stakeholders to advance the quality of integrated mental health care, and to advance awareness of the personal, social and economic benefits associated with psychological therapies

 

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Marion Shipman

Associate Director Quality and Governance

mshipman@tavi-port.nhs.uk

020 8938 2362