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Operational Support Officer

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Administration and Clerical
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
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Cross site
Cross site
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum, pro rata
27/03/2018 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.



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the East Sussex Speech and Language Therapy Service supporting the delivery of excellent patient care.

The Speech and Language Therapy service provide assessment, diagnosis and intervention for clients aged 18 and over who have communication and / or swallowing difficulties. We have services based in acute hospitals and within the community. We see a wide range of client groups including people who have suffered strokes, have head and neck cancer, voice disorders or have a neurological condition such as Parkinson’s disease and Motor Neurone Disease. We work closely with our multidisciplinary colleagues across the Out of Hospitals Clinical Unit within ESHT.

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, flexible, forward thinking and organised to join our award winning team! You will be computer literate and have very strong knowledge and practical skills in Microsoft Office applications. Previous experience of managing people is essential as this post will manage the administration teams for the service. Knowledge and practical experience in NHS electronic systems such as Datix, Meridian, Healthroster and SystmOne would be beneficial. We are looking for someone to support us to continue to provide excellent care to our patients through service improvement projects, so experience of audit and service improvement projects would be advantageous. This role will also support the service to provide assurance of robust clinical governance processes. The post holder will be required to collate, monitor and present information. This will also include representing the service at internal and external meetings as required.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anita Smith, Consultant Speech and Language Therapist on 07583028551

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4444