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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/06/2021.

Support Medical Secretary

Job Reference: 415-J21-285

Employer:
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Department:
Ophthalmology
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata

The Ophthalmology Department at the North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple are looking to recruit a Support Medical Secretary for 30 Hours Per Week working 6 Hours a day Monday - Friday.

The postholder will be based in the Ophthalmology Department on Level 1 at the NDDH and will provide Secretarial Support to Mr Gibbon - Consultant Ophthalmologist for 12 Hours Per Week and the remaining 18 Hours Per Week will be spent providing general administrative support to the Ophthalmology Secretaries.

The tasks will include typing clinic letters for both the Ophthalmology and Orthoptic Departments along with taking messages, dealing with patients enquiries, miscellaneous filing etc.

Closing Date: 16th June 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.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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