Latch Office Administrator
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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LATCH is a charity that supports children receiving treatment for cancer at the Children's Hospital for Wales and their families.
LATCH provides financial, practical and emotional support and on-site accommodation at the Children's Hospital for Wales to families as well as funding specialised equipment, clinical projects and fun activities for children.
This post is fixed term/secondment for 12 months due to meet the needs of the service.
If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Main duties of the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen at LATCH Welsh Children's Cancer Charity to join our growing organisation. As our new Administrator, you will make an important contribution to the charity and provide comprehensive administrative support to the LATCH staff team.
The post holder will work as part of a small and friendly team in supporting children with cancer and their families. The role is diverse, with each day bringing new and varied challenges. The successful candidate will have a positive outlook, proven ability of using their own initiative and the ability to deliver accurate and high-quality work whilst meeting various deadlines.
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about LATCH and keen to learn and develop.You will enjoy working in a busy team environment and have experience of working in an administration capacity, with excellent communication and organisational skills. The role requires good numeracy and literacy skills, a high level of capability with IT software packages and a solution focused mindset.
The successful candidate will also be able to work calmly under pressure, be able to adapt and work flexibly, and show care and support to potentially vulnerable families when needed.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is"Caring for People, Keeping People Well",and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation, we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
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