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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/12/2020.

Senior Medical Secretary

Job Reference: 365-A-20-142950

Employer:
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Urology
Location:
Alexandra Hospital, Redditch
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

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.


**THIS VACANCY IS ONLY OPEN TO EMPLOYEES OF WORCESTERSHIRE ACUTE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST**

Are you an experienced Medical Secretary who thrives on a challenge and is confident at prioritising their workload? If so, a fantastic opportunity has arisen to become a key member of the Urology Team as a Senior Medical Secretary on a full-time/permanent basis.

The ideal candidate would have a friendly and proactive attitude. You would need to be enthusiastic, motivated, and demonstrate a pride in your work. You would be responsible for a range of duties related to the patient pathway, diary management, audio transcription of clinical letters, manage the waiting list and other correspondence as required.

Candidates should have a good standard of English and Maths, will possess excellent organisational, communication and IT skills and the ability to cope with a demanding workload.

RSA 111 typing/word processing is essential (or equivalent would be considered), AMSPAR is desirable however, NHS experience is essential.

If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive for this position we would welcome your application.

For informal enquires please contact Netty Smith, Directorate Support Officer 01905 763333 ext 30854.




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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