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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2022.

Ward Clerk

Job Reference: 163-3168E-01-22

Employer:
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
General Medicine
Location:
Barnsley
Salary:
£18,546 to £19,918 pa

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a ‘Good’ rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a ‘we can do this’ attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We take equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff really seriously, this could include flexible working, part-time, job share and remote working from home. Please talk to us during the interview process to discuss any flexibility that you may require.

We hope that you will choose to join us.


WARD CLERK

GENERAL MEDICINE

£18,546 - £19,918 per annum/pro rata (AfC Band 2)

22.5 hours per week - PERMANENT

 

This role is a fantastic opportunity for apprentices who are currently studying for NVQ Level 2/3, apprentices should note that the salary would be Agenda for Change Annex U trainee rate (75%  max of band) until they have completed their apprenticeship.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team on Ward 23 at Barnsley Hospital, in a fast-paced and high demanding role as our Ward Clerk.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to apply who display our Trust values in everything that they do.

The post holder will be an integral member of the Ward team to ensure that it runs smoothly on a day to day basis. You will be required to maintain and monitor the patients records both in paper and electronic formats, update computer systems, answer and liaise with internal and external telephone callers and much more.

You will need to be able to manage your own workload through prioritisation, escalate any concerns appropriately to the senior nursing team on the ward and have excellent organisational skills.

Informal visits are welcomed and encouraged to come and look at what we do and meet some of the team.

For further information, please contact:

Elizabeth Megraw, Lead Nurse.

01226 436002

elizabethmegraw@nhs.net

Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, health and social care workers have done a phenomenal job to care for and protect those most at risk from COVID-19. 

From 1 April 2022, subject to Parliamentary approval, it will become law that frontline health and social care workers in patient facing roles must provide evidence of a complete course of an authorised COVID-19 vaccine, unless they are exempt. 

Please note that it became law in November 2021 for anyone entering a care home to provide evidence of a complete course of an authorised COVID-19 vaccine, unless that they are exempt.

Applicants for roles within the scope of the regulations will be asked to evidence their vaccination status, or valid exemption, as part of the recruitment process.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.  

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Please note that these charges are not applicable for roles band 5 and below.

 

Standard Check: £23.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one off payment.

Enhanced Check: £40.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £13.69 deduction from 1st months’ salary, £10.00 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: 01/02/2022

Interview to be held on: TBC

If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-3168E-01-22

 

Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.





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