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Admin - Band 3

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Full time: 33.75 hours per week
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HMP Grendon & Springhill / Aylesbury
£19,737 to £21,142 per annum pro rata + HCAS
06/07/2020 23:59
Interview date

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​


Buckinghamshire Prisons

Band 3 – 4.5 days per week (Monday- Thursday, with a half day Friday)

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate with excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships across a large multi-disciplinary team. The post holder is expected to take a proactive approach to managing the work flow of our team to ensure an excellent administrative support service is delivered. You will be a dedicated and adaptable individual who has good attention to detail, well developed organisational skills, and a real focus on delivering excellent patient care.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality services to those with mental health problems who have come into contact with the Criminal Justice System and our forensic services who have been rated for the past two years as “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

We are seeking a dynamic, well-organised, and pro-active team administrator to assist the Mental Health Team across three Prions sites in Buckinghamshire. The work will involve collecting data relating to the team’s performance and completing the excel spreadsheets, responding to telephone calls, minute taking, liaising with other health providers and prison staff working in the prisons and community teams.

The post holder will co-ordinate requests for access to records, ensuring these are entered on to the electronic medical records system used by the team in accordance with the Data Protection and Access to Records Acts, keeping accurate records of all requests, copying and issuing notes as directed and once approved by appropriate clinical staff, and liaising with finance departments to ensure invoices are raised where appropriate.

The successful applicant should have NVQ 2 or equivalent with excellent literacy and numeracy skills and previous administrative experience is essential, you will need working knowledge of all key IT systems, have good organisational skills and have experience of dealing with members of the public. Knowledge of electronic patient records and information systems would be desirable although full training will be given.

If you enjoy working as part of a dedicated team, have a flexible approach and professional attitude, and meet the requirements of the person specification we would like to hear from you.



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lynn Glassup - 01296444251

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