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Network Administration Lead

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 Network Administration Lead Advert

Essential Qualifications required:
  • Business or Management related professional qualification /degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable commitment to continuous personal development

We are excited to advertise for an experienced Administration Lead within the Bay Network.

We are looking for a highly motivated, pro-active individual who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, lots of initiative who is looking for their next challenge. They will demonstrate the technical skills, along with the drive and desire needed to develop a professional and responsive administrative service. We appreciate administrative services are an integral part of efficient and effective health service delivery.

The post will be based within the Bay Network which comprises of sites across Lancaster, Morecambe, South Cumbria and Barrow areas. The location of the post will be flexible, with an expectation there will be travel to all areas in the Network.

If you would like further information/informal chat please contact us on the details provided

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be operationally responsible for the management and leadership of the Network administrative staff. While this is a demanding and busy role, the successful candidate is required to be able to demonstrate the Trust values and standards of behaviour expected by the organisation and meet the responsibilities of the job description and person specification.

On a day to day basis, the successful candidate will be reactive, responsive and flex to the needs of the teams within the service and the administrative staff who work with them. The role involves a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality, negotiation and communication skills, understanding and compassion, and the ability to deal with any challenging situations that may arise.

There will also be an opportunity to shape things as we seek continual improvement in everything we do - and alongside this you will have opportunities for your own development.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Business or Management related professional qualification /degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable commitment to continuous personal development



  • Extensive specialist knowledge and understanding of leadership skills
  • Extensive professional specialist knowledge of a range of administrative procedures and practice underpinned by relevant theory



  • Previous experience of successfully managing and motivating a large administrative service or team at senior admin manager level
  • Demonstrable success of achieving performance targets both individually and as part of a team

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


North Barn



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