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Senior Admin Lead

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual with a positive approach to work together with our current post-holder to manage change and lead the admin workforce supporting adult mental health community and in-patient services. The role willsupport clinical service delivery and the implementation and transition of new ways of working at St Michael's Hospital, Woodloes House, Aspen Centre and Warwick Resource Centre.

Main duties of the job

As this is a job-share role, the successful candidate will work alongside the current post-holder to be jointly responsible for the day to day management of the admin support workforce (approximately 40 staff) across sites in line with the Trust's values. Experience of managing staff is, therefore, an essential requirement for the role. The post holder will be jointly responsible for planning and reviewing the allocation of admin support to meet service needs and support the standardisation of admin across the Trust to improve efficiency and effectiveness to services.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • e Excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role will include service development, project work and implementation of change processes in line with the strategic objectives of the Trust, which will include creation of Business Continuity Plans and Standard Operating Procedures.

The successful candidate will play an important role in ensuring buildings are utilised productively and are appropriate for patients and staff who access them. You must be able to build effective working relationships, be approachable and accessible with excellent communication and organisational skills. The role will be the interface for services in terms of effective management and use of administration support within Trust buildings.

As the role will require travel to other Trust sites including training and meetings, access to independent means of travel would be an essential requirement.

Person Specification



  • QCF Business Administration Level 3
  • ILM Leadership and Management Level 3 / CMI Management and Leadership Level 5

Knowledge and Skills


  • Articulate with excellent communication / customer care skills both written and verbal demonstrating sympathy and compassion
  • Advanced keyboard / IT skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own and other's workload and use own initiative
  • Ability to work autonomously, deal with queries independently and escalate where appropriate



  • Competent working with a range of Microsoft Office packages (eg. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Experience of working in a busy office / customer care environment

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


St Michael's Hospital

St Michael's Road


CV34 5QW

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