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Medical Typist

Job Reference: 163-1281E-07-20

Employer:
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
General Surgery Administration
Location:
Barnsley
Salary:
£18,005 to £19,337 pa

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a reputation for being one of the friendliest hospitals in the country, with good levels of care, high performance against the NHS Constitutional Standards, low infection rates and recently rated as Good by the CQC. It is a circa 400 bedded district general hospital and provides acute services for around 250,000 people living in and around Barnsley – and indeed further afield. Our annual turnover is £230 million and we employ around 3,800 staff. We aspire to build on this success to enhance the quality of our services and our staff’s experience of working in the Trust.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a ‘we can do this’ attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to recovery, sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We welcome applications from people who wish to apply on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement, and we offer access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes.


MEDICAL TYPIST

CBU 2 – GENERAL & COLORECTAL SURGERY

£18,005 - £19,337 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 2)

24 hours per week (OR JOB SHARE) - PERMANENT

This role is a fantastic opportunity for apprentices who are currently studying for NVQ Level 2/3, apprentices should note that the salary would be Agenda for Change Annex U trainee rate (75%  max of band) until they have completed their apprenticeship.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a positive and flexible team player to join our busy General & Colorectal Surgery department within Clinical Business Unit 2 (CBU2).

 

For this post, you will be educated to ‘O’ level/GCSE standard (grade C or above) and be able to demonstrate RSA/OCR Level 2 audiotyping and text processing (tested at interview).

 

The successful candidate will be working for the General & Colorectal Surgery Consultants and Nurses and their teams. As such it is essential that you have excellent communication and telephone skills with preferably some previous experience in a health care administration setting.  You will have the ability to prioritise work, perform under pressure and deliver a quality service to tight deadlines.

 

The appointee will be proactive, hardworking and diligent in keeping the typing up to date and related admin work is completed. They will also be required to ensure paper notes are collected, verified dictations are filed and notes are returned to pre-file. Additionally they will be required to support the Medical Secretary with their admin work and provide cover for the phones etc. when required.

 

Self-confidence and self-awareness as well as sensitivity will be required when dealing with patient enquiries and liaising closely with staff members in other department and other Hospital Trusts.

 

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the delivery of outstanding care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate both our Trust values and our culture of compassionate care.

 

For further information, please contact Joseph Clarke, Operational Support Manager for General Surgery on 01226 436124.

 

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail.  Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.   To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.

 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges for adverts placed from 1st June are as follows:

 

Please note that these charges are not applicable for roles band 4 and below.

 

Standard Check:    £23.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one off payment.

Enhanced Check:  £40.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £13.69 deduction from 1st months’ salary, £10.00 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: Please note this post will close when sufficient number of applications have been received

Interview to be held on: 18th August 2020

If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-1281E-07-20

 

Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

 




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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