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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Senior Medical Secretary - Unity Sexual Health

Job Reference: 387-M-17775-LI-A

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Sexual Health
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
£21,892 - £24,157 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Senior Medical Secretary – Unity Sexual Health

Part time: 28 hours / week, based at Central Health Clinic

Band 4 £21,892 - £24,157 pro rata

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Medical Secretary to lead the secretarial team at Unity Sexual Health services.

You will lead a small, dynamic team providing an efficient and effective patient focused secretarial service to the contraception, genitourinary and psychosexual doctors and practitioners. You will also provide support to the wider Unity sexual health partnership.

You should have good organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate the team and develop and implement change, including improving processes. The post deals with patients, relatives and healthcare professionals on the telephone, via email, and occasionally face to face, therefore you must have excellent communication skills. You will be expected to have a courteous and efficient telephone manner. The role is busy and sometimes demanding, you must be a good team player and enjoying the challenge of working in a multidisciplinary team.


  • NHS experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in a secretarial role.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent IT, minute and audiotyping skills.

***Previous applicants need not apply*** when we have a sufficient number of aplicants the advert will close ***

Interviews are planned for Monday, 07 December 2020 at Unity Central - Central Health Clinic, Tower Hill, Bristol BS2 0JD.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rebecca Gardiner Data and Performance Managerl email


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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