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Paediatric Liaison Administrator

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Fixed term: 12 months
Part time - 37.5 hours per week
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15 Forest Lane, Kingsley Green, Radlett, WD7 9HQ
£23,949 - £26,282 per annum
Salary period
07/02/2023 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.


Job overview

Do you want to be part of an innovative, forward thinking, new service? 

Following additional investment from local Commissioners we are pleased to be developing a new Pediatric Liaison Team for Hertfordshire providing a service to young people who are admitted to acute wards for physical health concerns who also require mental health/ emotional well-being support.  The service will be operating from Watford Hospital and Lister Hospital.

The post holder will provide comprehensive, professional and effective administrative support to the implementation and running of the new Hertfordshire Pediatric Liaison Team.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide comprehensive, professional and effective administrative support to the implementation and running of the new Hertfordshire Pediatric Liaison Team.

Working for our organisation

The team is multi-disciplinary and values this variety and wealth of experience and approach and the whole team works closely together to support and provide best outcome to young people across the Hertfordshire County.

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organization with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications form all sections of the community.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will be highly proficient in using information and communication systems and technology, with a willingness and aptitude to develop this expertise.

 The post holder will be required to work independently using initiative, and applying a high degree of confidentiality to all of their work, whilst ensuring clear communication with the service and teams, and colleagues.

You will be expected to undertake non-routine duties without direct supervision, working within and to broad procedural guidelines.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Trained and experienced at intermediate level in a range of software packages
  • experience in a secretarial / administrative environment
Desirable criteria
  • Proficient knowledge of electronic patient record
  • Experience in healthcare setting
  • Knowledge of healthcare terms used in their day to day working
  • ECDL qualification


Essential criteria
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills in person, on telephone, and electronically.
  • To be experienced in dealing with people in distress in a calm and confident manner, using deescalation skills where appropriate
  • To have proven skills and experience establishing effective working relationships with Managers and colleagues


Essential criteria
  • Problem solving, decision making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to analyse data and compile information for reports
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to compile reports

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDMenopause Friendly EmployerMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingStonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Danielle Evans
Job title
Interim Manager
Telephone number
01923 633400
Additional information

CCATT Admin on: 01923 633400