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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/04/2021.

Divisional Support Secretary

Job Reference: 415-E21-166

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Operational Management
North Devon District Hospital
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata

Operational Management is looking for a Divisional Support Secretary for the Division of Medicine to provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Group and Service Managers and Associate Medical Directors within the Division and across the wider Operational Management teams as needed.

Duties will include diary management, taking accurate telephone messages and dealing with queries where appropriate, arranging meetings, including preparation and distribution of meeting papers and taking meeting notes if needed.

The successful applicant will need to have excellent organisation skills, be able to work in a busy, open-plan office environment with frequent interruptions and have a good understanding of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.

Applicants will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous secretarial experience and the ability to touch-type would be an advantage.

Closing Date: 12 April 2021

This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.

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