Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/08/2022.

Clerk/Typist (XN02)

Job Reference: 298-SIM-072

Specialty and Integrated Medicine
298 Endocrine Admin Team
St James University Hospital
£18,870 to £19,918 pa

Band 2 Clerk/Typist

The Endocrinology team have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join their administration support team. The prime responsibility of the post holder will be to provide a professional service supporting the clinical teams to provide the best possible care for our patients. Duties include general administrative tasks, issuing letters, typing, booking and rearranging appointments, helping with telephone or email queries and dealing with patient requests. The post holder will be working closely with medical, nursing and other administrative staff.

Applicants should be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people including hospital staff and the general public. In addition, the successful applicant should demonstrate excellent organisational skills, be able to work as part of a team and able to manage their own workload.

The successful candidates should be computer literate and have a good working knowledge of clerical duties. Experience of using patient administrative systems is an advantage, however training and a full induction will be provided.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic highly motivated individuals who would like to join our busy and friendly team.

Please note the post may close early due to high demand of applications.

Previous applicants need not apply for this position.

Thank you for your interest in this post.

For further information or an informal discussion about this position please contact:

Richard Waller, Assistant Business Manager for Endocrinology on 0113 2064244.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment.

Please note that a car parking permit or space is not guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Gold
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • CQC Good
  • Step Into Health