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Programme Support Assistant

NHS TCS 2019: Band 3

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NHS TCS 2019: Band 3
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Waterfront 4
Newcastle upon Tyne
£18,813 per annum
23/03/2020 23:59

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution. 

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Health Education England is the NHS engine that will deliver a better health and healthcare workforce for England. We are responsible for the education, training and personal development of every member of staff, and recruiting for values. We are England’s health and healthcare people service. 

The Specialty Training team within Health Education England - North East are looking to appoint a full-time Programme Support Assistant. 

This is a key administrative role, providing support for the Specialty Training directorate, in particular, operational support to the assigned Programme Manager and Programme Support Officers.

You will be involved in all aspects of school business, in particular, helping organise the smooth running of trainee doctor reviews; this will include the use of databases, e-portfolio and spreadsheets. You will be required to communicate effectively and act independently on receipt of confidential information.

This position will report to the relevant Specialty Programme Manager.


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