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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Clinical Secretary

Job Reference: 449-AMH752

Solent NHS Trust
Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Team (CRHT)
£20,330 - £21,777 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are looking for a highly motivated, resourceful, focused and reliable Clinical Secretary for our Community Business Support Team in Mental Health Services in the Portsmouth area.

Our priority is finding the right type of person who shares our values of patients first, working together and always improving; someone with the ability and attitude to grow and develop in the Trust as a valued member of our team.

Solent’s Mental Health Services cover a variety of different services including inpatient facilities for both adults and older persons, community services including rehab, crisis and health and wellbeing, IAPT Talking Change and learning disabilities. We are looking for people that work to the organisational Values of Honesty, Everyone Counts, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork (HEART), show in your behaviour that you value people and the care you give to them.

As the sole administrative support for the busy CRHT team you will provide support to the Team Manager, clinicians- including the Community Doctors and Consultants and the wider Business Support team. You will ensure that systems and processes are running smoothly, the busy group mailbox is maintained, all tasks are actioned in a timely manner, documentation is produced to a high standard and within strict deadlines and full administration support including audio typing is provided to the team along with other duties noted in the job description attached.

You will have a caring and courteous manner and enjoy working with a variety of staff of different levels. You will also need to be able to work unsupervised and at peak times able to prioritise a varied workload. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who can work effectively using their own initiative. Knowledge of Mental Health Services would be preferable but is not essential.

For more information on the post, please contact Joanne Medway on 0300 123 3921 or email

Job Specific Location/Base: St Mary’s Community Health Campus, Milton Road, Portsmouth PO3 6AD

Hours per week: 37.5 Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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