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Failsafe Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
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Bexhill Hospital
Bexhill on Sea
£16,968 - £19,852 pro rata, per annum
23/03/2018 23:59

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, Rye and Uckfield 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, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.



We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly person to join our team on a part time basis. The role will be undertaking failsafe duties and administration support to the team. The successful candidate must have the ability to prioritise their workload and work to targets and timelines, along with the ability to undertake repetitive tasks requiring good levels of concentration.

Good communication skills are required as the role involves liaising with local GPs and patients on a regular basis.

The applicant should be competent in the use of Excel and Word as there will be a requirement to use these on a regular basis.

Knowledge of diabetic retinopathy screening would be advantageous but is not essential.

The successful candidate will be required to complete competencies in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening (Administration).

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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

Emma Payne on 01424 755470 Ext 5395

If you have problems applying, contact

01424 755255 ext 2111