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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2021.

Support Secretary / Typist

Job Reference: 265-2867809

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Administration - Pain Management Clinic: Anaesthetics & Critical Care Directorate
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton
£19,737 - £21,142 pro rota

At Northampton General Hospital we provide general acute services and hyper-acute stroke, vascular and renal services to people living in Northamptonshire. As well as this we are an accredited cancer centre and provide cancer services to a wider population of Northamptonshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

We are proud to be the first hospital in the UK to have obtained Pathway to Excellence® designated accreditation from the American nurses credentialing centre (ANCC).

We celebrate staff achievements and value the importance of working as one big team. That’s why we talk about TeamNGH. It’s all about working together to provide the best possible care for our patients and supporting each other to grow and develop our skills. We are driven to helping you to be the best you can be.

Apply today and join the largest family in Northamptonshire.


SECRETARY / SUPPORT TYPIST – Pain Management Clinic

1 x FULL TIME POST: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Are you the person we are looking for?

An opportunity has arisen for a Secretary / Support Typist to be part of our Pain Management Clinic Admin Team within the Anaesthetics & Critical Care Directorate.

Secretarial or an administration background in a busy environment will be an asset. Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Excel, typing, strong attention to detail and follow through, are a must in this diverse role. We require a friendly, hardworking, and enthusiastic person with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to communicate well with staff, and be able to demonstrate experience of working under pressure and to deadlines.

You will demonstrate flexibility and the ability to prioritise workload to support the existing Admin Team, providing cross-cover and for any member of the administrative team during periods of sickness or leave.

However, flexibility from the core hours may be required and will be determined locally depending upon the needs of the service.

For more specific information and essential requirements of this role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Should you require any further information please contact Hayley Stewart, Administration Manager on 01604 545667 or via email:

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameHayley StewartJob titleAdministration ManagerEmail addresshayley.stewart@ngh.nhs.ukTelephone number01604 545667


To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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