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Junior Admin Assistant

Minimum Wage

Main area
Domestic Services
Minimum Wage
Fixed term: 6 months
Part time - 25 hours per week (Monday to Thursday - 8.30am to 3.15pm)
Job ref
Domestic Services Chorley hospital
Minimum Wage for Age Group
31/10/2021 23:59

Job overview

This opportunity is part of the Kickstart Scheme 

This role is a great opportunity for someone with the right drive and ambition to learn to provide administrative support to the Domestic Services team based within the Trust.

The successful applicant will share our enthusiasm and maintain good links with line managers. As well as being part of a team you must have the confidence and discipline to work on your own initiative and prioritise your workload.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be given support to act as Junior administrator to the Domestic Services team.  A large component of this role is to provide support and work alongside the Domestic Services Manager in administrative duties.  These duties will be varied and fluctuate as priorities arise. You will learn how to prioritize demands alongside supporting other team members during episodes of high work loads of which require administrative support.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain varied experience of administrative duties. 

Working for our organisation


Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You’ll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you’d never have done.  You’ll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path. 


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Communicates with a range of staff, users and visitors to the Trust / Department utilizing a variety of communication methods including verbal, electronic and passing information in a format that is appropriate to the individual request.

Communicate verbally with Domestic Services Managers and staff by phone, radio and through written procedures, ensuring an effective exchange of information.

Maintain and develop own competence for the Administrator role.

Ability to manage multiple diaries.

Prepare presentation material including power point.

 File location

Filing of reports, results and other departmental specific documentation.

Organising incoming and outgoing post, referring enquires to appropriate person if necessary.

Typing of letters or other correspondence.

Person specification

Education & Qualification

Essential criteria
  • • GCSE English at level 4 or above or equivalent
  • • 3 other x GCSE’s at level 4 or above (or equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • • Level 2 in Business & Admin or equivalent
  • • Qualification in ICT

Knowledge & Experience

Desirable criteria
  • • Previous experience of working within a healthcare setting
  • • Previous experience of working with the public
  • • Aware of the concept and application of confidentiality
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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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Marion Gildert
Job title
Domestic Services Manager, Chorley Hospital
Email address
Telephone number
01257 245237
Additional information

Due to the current pandemic we are in and out of the office therefore please email with your queries.

Many thanks