Business Support Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 4

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Business Support Administrator
NHS AfC: Band 4
Full time 37.5 hour per week
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York House, Horley
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
28/02/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England. We set the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourage and inform the national debate to improve health and care.

We want everyone to have greater control of their health and their 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 spending this money effectively for patients and efficiently for the tax payer. A lot of the work we do involves the commissioning of health care services in England. We commission the contracts for GPs, pharmacists, and dentists and we support local health services that are led by groups of GPs called Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). CCGs plan and pay for local services such as hospitals and ambulance services.

We have devised a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View. And now, with our partners, we are delivering that vision. This vision shows that we are getting serious about prevention, identifying and delivering improvements in health care, redesigning the NHS so it continues to meet the needs of patients, ensuring the NHS is financially sustainable and engaging the public in this whole process.

We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations.

Please note, if the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area Supplement. If this post is an Executive or Senior Manager (ESM) role or Medical Leader position this supplement is not applicable.

A great opportunity has become available for a proficient Business Support Administrator to join the Assurance and Delivery Team in NHS England Kent Surrey & Sussex. This dynamic and fast-paced role is key in supporting the delivery of the Assurance and Delivery portfolio of work to ensure:

  • CCGs are effective commissioners, delivering the priorities and outcomes as described in the Mandate and the Five Year Forward View
  • There is effective co-ordination of the planning and assurance arrangements, including for local delivery of national strategic programmes
  • There is an effective emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR) system.

The post holder will provide and coordinate administrative and secretarial services; including, for example, the preparation of agendas and minutes, talking appropriate follow-up action as required, supporting the team with the management of projects, gathering information and undertaking enquiries as and when is necessary on behalf of the team.

You will be required to provide a proactive, efficient and effective administrative support service to the team. We are looking for someone who can work both as a team member and independently with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines. You will have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages and enjoy undertaking a range of administrative support duties working flexibly as part of a busy team.

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