Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.
We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.
We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.
Band 3 Ward Clerk – North Somerset
An opportunity has arisen within our Inpatient Admin Team and we are seeking an enthusiastic Band 3 Ward Clerk.
The post holder should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you will be dealing with telephone calls, emails and face to face interactions from service users, carers, staff and other professional bodies, as well as outside organisations and members of the general public.
You will be working as part of a busy team as a ward clerk, supporting the inpatient ward team with undertaking admin tasks including filing, scanning and ordering.
The role will require attention to detail and be fully competent in the use of Microsoft Office, including Excel. There will be an expectation to undertake training on additional computer systems.
You will need to be able to prioritise and organise your own workload, as well as part of a busy team, in order to ensure effective and efficient support to clinical staff and the team.
The post will be required to work 37.5 hours a week, based mainly at Long Fox Unit in Weston General Hospital but will also involved working at a rehabilitation unit in Worle.
The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people 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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Rebecca Lintern - Locality Support Manager - 01934 523712