Ward Receptionist/Administrator

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


Ward Receptionist/Administrator Job Brief

We have a vacancy of Ward Receptionist/Administrator in our company, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust. This vacancy is based in London HA1. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Ward Receptionist/Administrator Job
Company: Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: London HA1
Last Date to Apply:
URL Expiry: 2023-03-26
Posted on: https://vacanciesineu.com

Ward Receptionist/Administrator Job Detail

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time (37.5 hours per week, 5 days per week.) Ward Administrator.

You will join the CNWL Inpatient Multi-Disciplinary Team on Eastlake Ward at the Mental Health Centre, Northwick Park Hospital. We are an acute admission and treatment ward. We are a 18 bedded mixed gender ward for adults aged 18 and over and we provide comprehensive mental health assessment and support for those admitted to our service. We all work together to improve the experience of all patients and improve their journey to recovery.

The successful applicant have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

You will be involved in providing a full range of administrative duties to support the delivery of a high quality service by the Eastlake Ward team.

The post holder will need to develop an understanding of Eastlake Ward service objectives and support the team in in carrying out their duties effectively. This will range from taking calls from clients, arranging appointments and other shared administrative duties. The post holder will be required to work closely with the Ward Manager in supporting the clinical team. You will require good IT skills and a working knowledge of the use of Microsoft Office software – Word, Excel, Power point and Access. Experience with compiling finance reports would be advantageous.

The post holder will receive regular supervision and support from the Admin Team Leader and Ward Manager. Eastlake Ward has close links with other wards and departments at the Mental Health Centre, NPH.

This post is highly suitable for an applicant who is working at similar grade in the NHS or for those currently working in a non-NHS setting with aspirations to enter into Health service administration.

The post is based on Eastlake Ward, Mental Health Centre, Northwick Park Hospital, Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm.

We’re passionate about delivering first-class patient-centred, safe and effective care, whether it is in a hospital setting, in a community clinic or in the patient’s own home. Patients are at the heart of everything we do.

Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people.

We’re always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust. With every new employee we’re hoping to find our future leaders and we’ll support our staff by providing opportunities to develop your career.

With a diverse culture and equally diverse range of opportunities across mental health, community services, addictions, eating disorders, learning disabilities and more – whatever stage of your career you’re at, there’s always a place for you at CNWL


  • To deal with telephone calls, post and direct contacts with clients and internal and external agencies in an appropriate and professional manner, using judgement and discretion where necessary, referring complex matters to relevant senior members of staff and taking messages when necessary
  • To input data to electronic database system/s and/or use database as and when required in line with Trust procedures and protocols.
  • To cover reception duties as required
  • To maintain an effective filing system for the team
  • To ensure the maintenance of adequate stock levels of stationery and other equipment at all times
  • To participate in the induction of new or temporary staff to the team
  • To have an understanding of health and safety and fire regulations and to assist in maintaining a safe environment for service users, staff and visitors to the service, reporting building repairs required to the responsible manager
  • To liaise with domestic services staff to ensure the environment is kept clean and reporting any recurring problems to the responsible manager
  • To provide a front of house reception service for patients or relatives arriving on the ward/unit, welcoming all visitors and directing as appropriate
  • To demonstrate sensitivity, tact and diplomacy where appropriate, for example when acting as a first point of contact to distressed or anxious patients
  • To provide a confidential and high standard general administrative support to the ward/unit, particularly supporting the Ward Manager with such task as the daily checking of Tableau
  • To be responsible for ensuring that all basic details and documentation relating to a patient’s current episode of care are up-to-date on SystmOne
  • To access the “National Spine” to ensure accurate retrieval of patients NHS number when required and enter on SystmOne
  • To sort out incoming/outgoing post and distribute or act as necessary
  • To assist with patient discharge arrangements by organising transport, liaising with other healthcare providers, families, etc.

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