Job Description

Our client is charged with protecting the public in its dealings with nurses and midwives (registrants) and with assuring the integrity of the two professions. NMBI is also authorized to investigate and hold inquiries into complaints against registrants, through the Fitness to Practice process. A key part of this process is the holding of Fitness to Practice Inquiries.

Preparation for fitness to practice inquiries is carried out by the Fitness to Practice Department in NMBI in collaboration with the Fitness to Practice Committee (FTPC). The Fitness to Practice Department and FTPC work closely to ensure that inquiries are properly conducted and that the rights of all parties are protected. The work is extremely confidential and requires high levels of competence in planning, organizing and record-keeping.

The temporary administrator will be expected to:

• Assist and support the FTP Committee by preparing all required equipment and documentation and making all necessary practical arrangements for the holding of Call Overs (when preliminary matters are considered) and Inquiries.

• Liaise with FTPC members to ascertain their availability to sit on FTPC panels for Call Overs and Inquiries, ensuring that the legal requirements for such panels are met.

• Engage in effective and professional communication, as the role involves speaking to and meeting with nurses, midwives and other stakeholders.

• Work on their own initiative in managing a challenging workload, and prepare documentation for FTP meetings.


Requirements

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate, will have the following essential skills:

• At least two years’ satisfactory and relevant experience in an administrative role.

• Experience of working with confidential information and maintaining confidentiality.

• A good knowledge and understanding of procedures and activities within a statutory framework.

• An ability to adapt to changing demands, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.

• An ability to establish and maintain good lines of communication with internal and external stakeholders.

• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize tasks in effective manner.

• Strong interpersonal skills and good work ethic.

• Ability to work independently, to demonstrate initiative and to work as part of a team.

• Highly organized approach and strong attention to detail in executing complex tasks and procedures.

• High standard of literacy. Strong attention to detail and ability to be clear, comprehensive, and concise in communications, including reports (both qualitative and quantitative), and formal letters.

• Proven track record of dealing with a wide range of people in a professional, courteous, and effective manner.

• High level of expertise of soft and hard file management and working with the full Microsoft Office package, particularly Word and Excel and MS Teams.

• A legal or related qualification or experience is highly advantageous.

Qualifications

• A third-level qualification is desirable but not essential.

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