Matron Administration Assistant - Pevensey Ward & Day Unit

East Sussex Healthcare
Eastbourne DGH, Eastbourne
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people's homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, staff restaurants and on-site accommodation

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

Eastbourne District General Hospital

Pevensey Ward &Day Unit

Matron's Admin Assistant

Part-time 22.5 hours

Band 2 £18,005 - £19,337 pro rata


A vacancy has arisen for a Matron Administration Assistant on the Haematology/Oncology Unit - Pevensey Ward, to work as part of the haematology/oncology team. You will be joining an established team of nurses in cancer and haematology services and instrumental in the development of this service, you will also support, the Matron on the Pevensey Day Unit which provides treatments to Haematology and Oncology patients as day cases. The day unit has 20 chair/bed spaces caring predominately for patients receiving Haematology and Oncology treatments.

This Administration role also provides apprenticeship opportunities with development. For all applicants (working 18 hours per week or more) we can offer an apprenticeship programme to support them to undertake an NVQ in business Administration at NVQ Level 2 or Level 3. This programme will take 13 months to complete and must be commenced within 3 months of the start date for the post.

The successful applicant will be responsible for arranging meetings, taking notes, support in the use of Health-roster and the recruitment electronic system, in addition to booking mandatory training and providing full administrative service to the Matron.

We are looking for a well organised and motivated person, with a can do attitude and excellent interpersonal skills, to provide high quality administrative support. .

If you have an ability to work calmly under pressure and feel you meet the following requirements:-
  • A good communicator and enjoy meeting people.
  • Posses a polite and caring manner
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Able to prioritise own workload
  • Be you are computer literate and competent with the use of Microsoft Office.

Then this may be the job for you.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Matron Arturo Lazaro on Pevensey Ward - 0300 131 5866 or Matron Helen Tickner- Pevensey Day Unit on -0300 131 4807

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Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:
  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:
  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:
  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients' experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:
  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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