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NHS England - Business Support Administrator

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10.29 - £11.53 per hour

  • Contact:

    Leeds CL

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    JW NHS E_1656067311

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Business Support Administrator to join our client NHS England. This is a temporary role until March 2023 but will most likely be extended beyond this

If you have a strong admin background and are well organised, then this may be the opportunity for you

  • Location: Hybrid working - 3 days at home, 2 in the office (Leeds city centre)
  • Hours: Monday- Friday 37.5 hours a week - 9-5 - can be flexible if you want to fit in the school run etc
  • Assignment length: Until March 2023 (may be extended subject to business requirements) - Permanent opportunities may arise as well
  • Salary: £10.29 raising to £11.53 after 12 weeks (£22,483)

NHS England and NHS Improvement are working together as a new single organisation to better support the NHS to deliver improved care for patients

About this role:

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 Voluntary Partnerships team.

In particular the post holder will provide and coordinate administrative and secretarial services; including for example, the preparation of agendas and minutes, taking appropriate follow-up action as required. Supporting the team with the management of projects, gathering information and undertaking enquires as and when is necessary for the head of department, teams and the department, they will also be expected to support diary management.

Job responsibilities:

  • Being a point of contact within the Voluntary Partnerships team and always using initiative.
  • Undertaking all administrative duties such as, ordering stationary, booking travel and hotels, booking external meeting rooms, scheduling team meetings, using Microsoft office to build and manage documents, managing team mailbox enquiries, and ad-hoc duties.
  • Sorting and prioritising all incoming mail and e-mail, distributing as appropriate.
  • Managing the electronic diary for senior management team, including arranging and changing appointments, prioritising these as appropriate.
  • Ensure all urgent and/or confidential communications are received and distributed from/to relevant parties in a timely manner.
  • Organising and planning events as directed, providing all necessary supporting in local materials.

Desired Skills and experience:

  • Able to Communicate well within a large team
  • Strong administration background
  • Office experience
  • Confident with MS packages
  • Organisation
  • Minute taking (desirable)
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload - understand what requires completing and when
  • Although supervision is available there is an expectation that you will be able to work unsupervised and make decisions without supervision
  • NHS England experience (desirable)

Overall, this role is for a candidate who has a strong administration background, who is confident dealing with a variety of stakeholders and is a great team player

If this role sounds of interest to you then please apply now or send your CV directly


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