Pre-operative Assessment Clerical Assistant
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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The Preoperative Assessment service within East Cheshire NHS Trust is looking for a dynamic individual with excellent communication, organisational and secretarial skills to support the administration function within a clinical setting over 25.5 hours weekly.
The Pre operative assessment service provides a comprehensive health screen to patients undergoing elective surgery to ensure their surgery is safe and effective ensuring a positive outcome.
Hours per week 25.50
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate's responsibilities will involve a range of duties including managing patient appointments, knowledge of the hospital administration system, direct patient contact, typing, filing and dealing with general enquiries. You will work within a busy team of Specialist nurses and small Admin team. The role will support any booking of appointments required for COVID19 testing in elective patients. It will provide support to the CQUINN system by collecting and inputting data onto spreadsheets.
As an interested applicant you will have a good working knowledge of IT systems, keyboard/typing skills. The ability to be able to work as part of a team is vital in this role and you must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be empathetic in dealing with sensitive telephone calls from patients and their relatives.
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information athttps://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk.
Please be aware that this post requires a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
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