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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2022.

Outpatients Receptionist

Job Reference: 415-S22-336

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
Seamoor Unit
£18,870 - £19.918 per annum pro rata

30 hours per week

Monday 08:00 - 16:00

Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00

Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00

Thursday 08:00 - 13:30

The Seamoor Unit is a busy combined chemotherapy and medical day treatment unit with outpatient and clinic facilities. Opening hours are 8-6pm.

The ideal applicant will have had experience in administrative tasks previously. Be able to copy typing, documentation and general correspondence, have good knowledge of IT systems and keen to learn. You will be able to work as an integral part of the wider Seamoor Admin team and be willing to learn new skills. The role requires excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills and you will need to be able to remain calm and professional when faced with changing or challenging situations.

You will have a good standard of education with an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration or equivalent. We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic, motivated and adaptable person to join our friendly team. Our trust values guide everything we do and at all times we aim to: • Demonstrate compassion • Strive for excellence • Respect diversity • Act with integrity • Listen and support others. Within the supporting statement of your application, please can you provide an example of where you have demonstrated "Striving for Excellence" within a similar role.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals to be responsible for the organisation of the administration and a clerical (A&C) team within the Seamoor unit at Barnstaple hospital. The candidate will ensure the provision of an effective and responsive team, organising and prioritising workload on a daily basis to ensure deadlines are met and all direct enquiries are acted upon appropriately.

This is an exciting, varied and responsible post requiring a high standard of organisational and communication skills. You will have effective computer skills along with leadership abilities, as well as being able to use your own initiative in prioritising work and meeting deadlines.

Full in-service training will be provided.

Closing Date: 3rd June 2022

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.

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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