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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Ward Clerk

Job Reference: 387-SPS-1883-EM

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Specilaised Services
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
£18,005 - £19,337 £18,005 - £19,337 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Ward Clerk to join our team on the Coronary Care Unit at the Bristol Heart Institute, on a part-time basis.

We are seeking a reliable and highly organised individual with excellent communication skills. This post is suitable for someone wishing to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team providing indirect patient care. There will be considerable communication with patients, families and clinical staff within the ward environment. You must be able to be polite, respectful and helpful at all times, and effectively deal with a diverse range of people in a sensitive and confidential manner.

The successful post holder will provide an efficient and effective administration service to the ward team and contribute to the delivery of a consistently high standard of patient care. They will be expected to organise and prioritise their own workload. Good IT and organisational skills are required. Experience in administrative duties is an advantage. Previous ward clerk experience is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

This post is offered on a part time basis of 15 hours per week, as part of a job share, working on a Thursday and Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Jonathan Greenwood

Job title Charge Nurse

Email address

Telephone number 0117 3426527

Additional contact information

Jon Greenwood, Charge Nurse

Email: or tel: 0117 342 6527


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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