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Admin Team Leader

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Chichester Centre for the role of admin team leader due to career progression. We are looking for a highly experienced senior administrator to take on this role. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide administrative support and lead the admin team.

The Chichester Centre is a secure mental health unit, comprising of 3 wards (49 beds), part of the Forensic Healthcare CDS.

Main duties of the job

Working directly to the matron and service manager the admin team leader will ensure a highly efficient and effective administrative support service is provided that is responsive to the needs of the centre and CDS as well as ensuring that the service is consistent and to a high standard.

The team currently consists of ward clerks and team PAs for the centre of which line management will be provided by the admin team leader.

You will need to possess good communication skills, have experience of supervising admin staff, show flexibility and the ability to work to tight deadlines. You will need to be able to demonstrate strong administration and IT skills and be solution focused. You will need to develop good working relationships with key people within the CDS and play an active part in developing a culture of performance management in order for the CDS to meet targets.

The role will also include an element of site management as well as administrative support to the matron and service manager.

This post offers an excellent opportunity to work in an interesting and diverse environment. You will be offered opportunities for training and professional development.

We would be very happy to discuss any questions or queries with prospective candidates.

About us

We're a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We're looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description which outlines in detail the main responsibilities as well as the person specification.

Person Specification



  • Relevant degree level qualification or equivalent management/senior administrative experience or diploma level plus equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development



  • Strong working knowledge of a wide range of administrative procedures gained through training and experience in administrative posts
  • Experience and evidence of analysing, interpreting and presenting information
  • Experience and evidence of supporting or leading on a project
  • Experience of performance monitoring
  • Experience of line management of staff

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Chichester Centre

Graylingwell Drive


PO19 6GS

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