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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/12/2018.

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Clerical Assistant

Job Reference: 339-CIR0091

North Bristol NHS Trust
Clinical Biochemistry
Pathology Sciences, Southmead Hospital, Bristol
£17,460 - £18,702 pro rat

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who would like to join our Clinical Biochemistry team, within Pathology, which is based in our purpose built accommodation at Southmead Hospital.


The successful candidate will be primarily providing clerical support to the Toxicology and Foetal Anomaly Screening Program services. The post-holder must be able to work as part of a team, be able to demonstrate adaptability and initiative, have good communication and organisational skills and have excellent keyboard skills. They must be able to deal with healthcare professionals, patients and members of the public in a discreet and professional manner.


Ideally we are looking for someone with exceptional data-entry skills and it would be an advantage to be familiar with laboratory IT systems.




Please note this is primarily a data input role and is not training post and does not support completion of the HCPC Portfolio.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dorothy Harper


Administration Secretary - Clinical Biochemistry


Tel: 0117 4148423





The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

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