Patient Support Administrator

  • Job Reference: 508005
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2019
  • Recruiter: UKICS
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £17,500
  • Sector: Admin and clerical, Health and wellbeing
  • Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Contact: Siobhan Broderick
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01992 474 980

Job Description

About Us

ICS Health & Wellbeing is a dynamic and accomplished organisation dedicated to making the UK’s local and workplace communities healthier. Working with local authorities, CCGs and employers, we design, implement and evaluate innovative health and wellbeing services that will result in long-term health benefits through sustained behaviour change.


We are currently seeking a Patient Support Administrator to join our Patient Support Team based in our Leeds City Centre offices, providing support for a National Diabetes Prevention Service. This lifestyle intervention is delivered by a team of Health and Wellbeing Coaches and focuses on helping service users to reduce their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

This role will provide telephone and administration support to our regional teams via the management of service user referrals though data implementation and telephone / email communication.

This role would suit someone who has similar experience working within a customer service/adminstrative role and who is experienced in handling information in a sensitive and accurate manner.

Full time hours - 37.5 hour week to cover office open hours of 8am - 7pm (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 8-4/9-5 and every other Weds 11-7)

Job Scope:

Responsible for undertaking all administration duties required to ensure NDPP service users can progress from referral onto a programme. This includes:

  • Provide first point of contact for patients contacting the National Diabetes Prevention Programme via the telephone.

  • Ensure patients receive excellent customer service through knowledgeable introduction to our programme.

  • Explain the next steps in the process ensuring timescales are understood.

  • Enter new patient details onto our management system in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Identify and escalate priority issues.

About you:

To become part of the Patient Support Team you must have high level data entry skills that include attention to accuracy whilst maintaining speed, ideally having worked in a similar environment. An excellent telephone manner and confidence in handling people with sensitivity and understanding is a key attribute, as is strong organisation qualities with attention to detail.

Background within a health environment would be an advantage but not essential, as would be strong IT skills given the technical aspects of the contract.

Why ICS Health & Wellbeing?

ICS has been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for four times in the last six years. We are a forward thinking organisation offering excellent training with ongoing support and development to help you realise your potential and career aspirations. We believe that our success is based on your success. In return for your hard work we offer a wide range of company benefits including a company pension scheme and 25 days holiday plus a range of other excellent benefits!