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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Ward Clerk

Job Reference: 365-A-20-144165

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Ward 14
Alexandra Hospital, Redditch
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum (pro rata)

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

We’re a large organisation, providing acute services from the Alexandra Hospital (Redditch), Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Worcester) to a population of over 575,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield. We also manage a Surgery ward at Evesham Community Hospital.

Our workforce is nearly 6,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

It’s an exciting time to join the Trust. In partnership with staff, patients and partners, we are developing of our Clinical Services Strategy which will outline how our services will be organised effectively across our sites into the future. Our Clinical Services Strategy will build on the improvements already put in place in recent years, following the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire review which has seen improved outcomes in a number of areas, including maternity and children’s services.

Our objectives are simple:

  • Best services for local people

  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients

  • Best use of resources

  • Best people.

If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.

Trauma & Orthopaedics Ward Clerk

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a ward clerk on the trauma and orthopedic ward at the Alexandra Hospital. The ideal candidates will be able to work expertly within a multidisciplinary team who can collaborate and work closely with the existing teams to promote excellence in patient care.

If you are a team player who is motivated, enthusiastic and hard- working then we would like to hear from you. In return we can offer excellent opportunities for your personal and professional growth and support your career development in our busy and friendly Team.

Ward 14 is a 19 bedded ward, accommodating trauma patients who have an array of muscular-skeletal injuries. Patients may have spinal injuries, head injuries, road traffic collision injuries and we are now proud to be part of the new pathway for all Neck of Femur fractures, county wide. This is something that has been embraced by all of the medical and nursing team which has led to significant improvements within the best practice for fractured NOF patients. Not only has our time to theatre, number of days in hospital and even mortality rates improved but the division has now been declared as ‘good’ for being ‘well-lead’ following a recent CQC inspection which is vast improvement of ‘inadequate’ back in 2017.

We provide an excellent opportunity to widen skills in a specialist area with on-going education and training for all members of staff.

The wards provide an excellent teaching environment for all staff leading to lots of very positive feedback. Our team welcomes the opportunity to induct new staff.

As a ward clerk you will receive ongoing training and support, some of which includes:


  • Induction with a supernumerary period

  • Local induction to the ward

  • EZ notes training

  • OASIS and Whiteboard training

  • Friends and family training

  • Record Keeping

  • Information Governance

So if you want a new start, there couldn’t be a better time to join us

Jennifer Sampson, Ward Manager. Direct line 01527 507967, ext 44051 or email



Important information about your application

**** Please be aware that job adverts may close before the published closing date, if we have a high volume of applications, so we recommend getting your application in as quickly as possible. ****

  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

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