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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/08/2021.

Central Typist

Job Reference: 430-A010841C

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Patient Access
Central Typing Hub (Dept), Milton Keynes
£19,737 - £21,142 Per Annum Pro Rata

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Generous annual leave (substantive staff only) and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Patient Access has an exciting opportunity for a Central Typist to join the team. The successful applicant will ideally have previously worked in a medical or healthcare setting with knowledge of medical terminology. Experience of using Microsoft packages is essential. Training will be given on eCare and the patient administration systems used, if needed. Typing speed must be a minimum of 60 words per minute.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate exceptional organisational skills. The role requires the ability to multitask and prioritisation of tasks. The role can be very busy with varying demands depending on the needs of the service. The successful applicant must always therefore be able to work well under pressure remaining courteous and professional. The successful candidate must be flexible to the changing needs of the department and teams, as needed. They must enjoy working as part of a large team.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to adapt and work across all medical specialties as needed with excellent keyboard skills. You will be working within a large team and will need to deliver on performance targets. There is an opportunity to work from home and this will be discussed in more detail at interview.

Please note that this post is subject to an initial probationary period of six months, extendable up to a period of 12 months (excluding all Doctors and Dentists on national contracts). A DBS check may be required for new employees. MKUH promotes an inclusive workforce and are committed to equal opportunities, we proactively welcome applications from underrepresented groups in our community.

All posts at MKUH will be considered for flexible working

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications.

Thank you for your interest in our Hospital.

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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