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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/07/2022.

Medical Secretary

Job Reference: J196-A-22-2953

Dorking Healthcare Limited
up to £23,000 pa DOE (pro-rata for part time)

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of our organisation as we are going through a period of growth and looking to recruit a talented Medical Secretary to our professional and friendly team.

Full time hours are preferable, but part time applications will be considered.

The role provides an advanced secretarial service to the Consultants and medical teams, accurately co-ordinating medical information to expedite the continuing care of the patients.

The ideal candidate will have previous secretarial experience, ideally within a hospital or NHS role, with excellent word-processing, audio typing and keyboard skills. The post holder will be able to manage their workload efficiently and effectively on a daily basis making decisions pertaining to the smooth and efficient running of the department acting independently, but escalating where necessary. You will have the ability to build excellent working relationships, communicating effectively with a diverse group of people, within the secretarial team, wider DHC community and with all parties within GP practices, healthcare providers, local authorities and social services. You will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, have the ability to adhere to confidentiality at all times and have excellent writing skills to generate letters. You will be organised and have the ability to prioritise your workload and remain calm whilst working under pressure to meet deadlines.

The role will be based within Outpatients at Dorking Hospital but occasional visits to other DHC outpatient sites may be necessary. We offer a good working environment in a friendly, progressive team.

Dorking Healthcare (DHC) is an organisation that provides a wide range of quality healthcare services in Surrey and Sussex. We are registered with the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and we are an accredited AQP (Any Qualified Provider). Our vision is to continually improve local services for patients by offering first-class care and shorter waiting times. 

A “can-do” attitude is a vital asset at DHC and we are looking for like-minded individuals to work with us who share the same approach and work ethic.

The benefits we offer include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunities for training
  • Membership of the NHS pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Some of our sites have free on-site parking (subject to availability)
  • We aim to be an employer of choice and conduct annual staff satisfaction surveys

DHC actively encourage and promote diversity, ensure all voices are heard and included and are committed to equal opportunities for all.

If you feel you have the relevant experience, please complete an application form, referring to how your skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience match the requirements set out in the person specification in your supporting statement. If you are applying on a part time basis, please include what days/hours you would like to be considered for on your supporting statement.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date due to an exceptional response. Therefore, we recommend that you apply for this vacancy as soon as possible.

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