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An excellent opportunity has arisen for an administrative assistant within the Corporate Governance Team. The post holder will gain experience in corporate governance functions within a foundation trust. It is also an opportunity to work in a busy Chief Executive’s Office which supports the Chair, Chief Executive, the Board of Directors, the Council of Governors and members of the Trust.
Reporting to the Corporate Governance Team Leader / Deputy Trust Board Secretary, this role involves: providing secretariat support to corporate level meetings; being a point of contact for governors; supporting the elections to the Council of Governors; assisting with the update and application of various governance documents; general administrative duties including letter writing and circulating information; and providing cover for some duties carried out by the Corporate Governance Team Leader during absences.
This role requires someone who is highly organised, with a high level of communication skills (written and verbal), who has a ‘customer service’ and ‘can-do’ attitude to work, and who can work on their own initiative. The post holder will be required to work flexibly which from time-to-time may include working outside normal hours to support various events and meetings.
Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees are required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.
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LYPFT is committed to upholding its’ statutory responsibilities in relation to safeguarding adults and children. Please refer to job description for further information.
LYPFT is a member of the Disability Confident scheme and is committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process.
Please be advised that NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application and ensure that you apply through the restricted jobs part of your NHS Jobs account.
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications are recieved. It is in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible.
In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.
In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.
If you have not received any further communication from us within four weeks you are asked to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you should have any queries regarding progress with your application form please contact us.
The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.
Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.
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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