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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/01/2021.

Medical Secretary

Job Reference: 218-AH-AC-B4-2888733

Employer:
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Department:
Gastroenterology
Location:
University Hospital, Coventry
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK’s leading teaching Trusts, providing acute and specialist services to a population of over 1 million. We have a strong reputation for innovation, clinical research, teaching and high-quality patient care and are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School.

We employ over 9000 staff, have a turnover of £660 million and have 1.7 million patient contacts a year. The Trust comprises of two busy hospitals with over 1,300 beds and 32 operating theatres, running clinical services from a number of other sites.

Our vision is to be a national and international leader in healthcare; our values-driven organisational development programme and our UHCWi methodology developed through our partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute are key to us achieving this vision by focussing on improving services via lean methodology.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Medical Secretary post in Gastroenterology within Universities Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a Medical Secretary with the following skills and experience:-

 

  • Working in a senior admin role
  • Experience in a customer facing role
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly over the telephone with people at all levels
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Good team player who is also able to work on own initiative
  • Professional approach
  • Flexibility and commitment

You will need to be proficient in the use of standard Microsoft Office packages. In addition to this, experience in the use of patient administration systems would be advantageous.

This is a full time post and may include working evenings and weekends.

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviour’s Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behavior’s. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

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Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Emma Cooper

Job title/: Admin Manager

Email address: emma.cooper@uhcw.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 02476966087




Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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