East Midlands Cancer Alliance - Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 4

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Administrative skills
NHS AfC: Band 4
Secondment/Fixed Term until September 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Birch House
£20,150 - £23,363 per annum
26/07/2018 23:59
Interview date

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

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East Midlands Cancer Alliance Administrator

Are you skilled in providing administrative assistance to a busy and dynamic team?

As one of the 16 Cancer Alliances within England, covering the counties of Derbyshire (part), Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire (with a population of 4.1 million), we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our team.

The outcomes for cancer in the East Midlands have improved in line with national trends, but there is still further work to do. The East Midlands Cancer Alliance (EMCA) is a collaboration with stakeholders from across health & social care and the third sector, who work together with patients and carers to develop and deliver new models of care, with a view to achieving ‘world-class cancer outcomes’.

As the Administrator for the EMCA, the post holder will work with a dynamic team to provide efficient, accurate, responsive and high quality administrative support to the Head of the EMCA and wider support team.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work both autonomously and within a team, approaching tasks in a coordinated and methodical way, ensuring all daily tasks are prioritised and completed efficiently to agreed deadlines. 

The candidate will have comprehensive organisational, planning and IT skills with an ability to engage and work effectively with colleagues and stakeholders, with good written and verbal communication skills. Decision-making and problem solving must also come naturally, whilst acting upon their own initiative to operate effectively under pressure, escalating issues when required.

The successful candidate will have the ability and confidence to cope with the demands and pressures of a busy working environment with a flexible approach to providing high quality administrative support.

This is a full time post and is offered on a secondment or fixed term basis until September 2019 (with the possibility of this being extended) and requires frequent travel across the East Midlands geography.

This is an opportunity to join an established, flexible and reliable team who are committed to making a real improvement and difference to transforming cancer services for the population of the East Midlands.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 26th July, 2018

Interview date:  7th August @ Birch House, Mansfield

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Further details / informal visits contact

May Giordano Senior Transformation and Commissioning Support Manager, EMCA on 07860 180465 or email maygiordano@nhs.net