Business Support Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
Secondment or Fixed Term until 28 February 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Quarry House
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
26/02/2018 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.

As a Business Support Assistant, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the Medical Directorate within the Regional Team in the North.


The role will involve providing administrative and secretarial services, including: the co-ordination of meetings and workshops with internal and external stakeholders; diary management for team members and support with projects undertaken by the team.


An experienced administrator with excellent IT and communication skills, you will provide an effective administration service to the team.


Working without supervision but advice available from line manager when required, you will be required to use your initiative in all aspects of secretarial and clerical work to efficiently prioritise work and meet deadlines as required.


This is a rewarding role for those who enjoy a challenge and can demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills.

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