Infant Feeding Team Administrator

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Infant Feeding
NHS AfC: Band 4
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Plant Hill Clinic - Children's Community Services
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
27/02/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 


An opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated team administrator is required to support the roll out and smooth running of a new and innovative service within the Infant Feeding Team.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is the leading Trust for teaching, research and specialist services in the North West of England.

You are required to ensure that all referrals to the service are inputted onto our electronic record and allocated to the appropriate practitioner in a timely manner.  Assuring the smooth running of the service by ensuring databases and systems are kept up to date and support clinical staff in managing their clinic diaries.  Ideally you will have experience of using a clinical system. 

As the first point of contact for new referrals from clients, GP’s Paediatricians, Midwives and Health Visitors via electronic and telephone referrals, you are required to be friendly and helpful, and deal with distressed clients and any concerns or complaints in a sensitive manner.

Roles and responsibilities include: running monthly and quarterly reports for service leads and the management team. Contacting clients re: repeat prescriptions and medical device return. Input timesheets. Ordering equipment; both stock and non-stock items. Arranging training, internal and external for the team and the service they deliver to. Monitor outgoings and expenditure for the team. Taking minutes and typing up meeting notes.

As part of the Infant Feeding Team you will be expected to assist with the day to day smooth running of the department including administration and housekeeping duties and supervision/training of junior staff as required.

 You must be able to demonstrate:-

  • An ability to communicate with and relate to children and young people with a range of disabilities
  • An ability to work using your own initiative
  • An ability to manage your own workload under the direction and supervision of the Infant Feeding Lead

In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For enquiries please contact:  Justine Baines – Infant Feeding Lead.

Tel: 0161 720 5982


If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4744