Administrative management

Our administrative managers are important cogs in the NHS team who allow our frontline staff to concentrate on our patients and the public. 

Working life

Our administration managers are involved in the planning, co-ordination and direction of 'business' in the NHS. 

Roles in administrative management

There are a variety of administrative roles in NHS management such as:

Administration manager

You could:

  • responsible for providing a high quality senior personal assistant (PA) service to the chief executive and chair of the organisation
  • helping the trust board secretary in supporting the board and executive committee structure
  • leading and co-ordinating the work of director-level PAs to ensure that office functions were managed effectively.

General office manager

You could:

  • provide managerial and administrative support at a NHS organisation by managing the day to day function of the administrative and non-clinical services
  • act as a point of contact for external organisations and individuals
  • be responsible for the recruitment and selection, supervision, appraisal and training of junior administration staff.

Office manager

In a large hospital NHS trust, you could:

  • provide administration/secretarial support service to support a wide range of external quality assessment activities and initiatives
  • deal with enquiries
  • attend meetings to take formal and accurate minutes, ensuring these are checked, agreed and distributed
  • be responsible for the processing of expenses claims including photocopying documentation and follow up of payments.

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