At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
- Our SOOTHE resources – supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
- Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
- “In our Gift” providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
- The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
- Opportunities for flexible working ( depending on the role )
- Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
- Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
- Child Care Vouchers Scheme
- Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
- NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes
Main duties of the job
Would you like to join a team that is dynamic, creative, supportive, passionate and committed to making a difference to leaders, their teams and the organisation? If so, look no further – this could be the job for you!
An exciting opportunity has arisen to become an integral member of our Organisational Development (OD) team as an OD Support Officer. We are looking for a friendly, compassionate, enthusiastic and vibrant person with excellent interpersonal skills, strong organisation abilities and a desire to support our team and our leaders in everything we do.
Our team is currently in the process of growing our range of leadership development initiatives and programmes of work, as well as expanding our work in relation to staff engagement, health and wellbeing. This role will provide administration support to the OD team across all programmes of work but with a primary focus on our leadership development portfolio.
Our focus as a Trust is to ensure that we are a fantastic place to work, we have staff who feel empowered, listened to and are well supported as part of continuous improvement and Organisational Development plays a huge role in shaping this culture. If this sounds like your ideal working environment we would love to hear from you!
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) is an award winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.
Demonstrating our strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce; we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals who meet the specific criteria.
We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.
12 April 2023
Agenda for change
£21,730 to £23,177 a year pa pro rata
We are a creative and innovative Organisational Development team that is responsible for creating the right conditions for our people to thrive at work. We deliver specialist interventions for individuals, teams and the organisation as a whole in relation to organisational culture, staff experience and leadership development and were looking for someone to provide administrative support across our portfolio of work.
- Self-motivated, enthusiastic, approachable, friendly, positive and compassionate
- Committed to playing an integral role in developing our leaders
- Confident in dealing with colleagues at all levels
Are you able to:
- Work in a team environment, fully supporting multiple people and programmes simultaneously
- Think and work creatively, working with positive energy and curiosity
- Organise and manage diaries with confidentiality, trust and integrity
- Approach your work with a can-do attitude, demonstrating flexibility to meet the needs of the service and the ability to adapt
Have you got:
- A high attention to detail, approaching all your work with accuracy and professionalism
- A creative skill set and can produce great looking materials to help communicate and promote our programmes of work
- Great organisation skills and time management
- An ear for listening and learning
Qualifications & Training
- GCSE English Language & Maths or equivalent
- Good standard of literacy and numeracy
- NVQ 3 in Business Admin, finance, customer care, or equivalent level of experience
- Have recent, relevant experience within a similar administrative role
- Highly competent working with a range of Microsoft Office packages
- Previous NHS experience and knowledge
- Experience in communications and engagement activities, including social media
Skills, Knowledge and Ability
- Articulate, with excellent communication skills both written and spoken English; being empathetic and compassionate
- Ability to produce documents and publicity material to a high standard
- Ability to prioritise own workload in order to meet conflicting demands and deadlines
- High level of organisational skills and time management with the ability to assess and prioritise tasks to meet conflicting deadlines.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of effective teamwork
- A creative skill set and the ability to create internal communications
- Ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the service
- Works accurately with a high level of attention to detail
- Self-motivated, enthusiastic, approachable, friendly, positive and able to develop and maintain working relationships
- Confident in dealing with colleagues at all levels
- Able to identify own development needs and willingness to undertake further training and development
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .