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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2020.

Secretarial Assistant

Job Reference: 425-A-20-45961

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
ENT / Orthopaedics
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata

The Sheffield Children’s Hospital are seeking 2 enthusiastic Secretarial Assistants who are motivated individuals to recruit to vacant positions in the ENT / Plastics team and Orthopaedic team within the Division of Surgery & Critical Care. Post 1 = 27 hrs ENT and post 2 = 30 hours Orthopaedics.

The successful applicant will be a flexible and conscientious person who is self-motivating and can work under pressure. This post primarily requires you to produce dictated correspondence using both audio and digital transcribers.

You will also be required to provide quality administrative and secretarial support services to the Secretarial team working efficiently with current systems and processes and ensuring security and accessibility of relevant information and documentation and to help underpin the smooth running of the office. Together with strong communication skills you will also have excellent attention to detail and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

You will work under the direction of the Team Leader, but will be capable of using your own initiative. You will be required to adopt a flexible approach and must enjoy working as part of a mixed skill team. Please ensure that you explain clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in your application as well as clearly stating which of the posts you are applying for.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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