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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2022.

Clerk/Typist (XN02)

Job Reference: 298-ONC-1140

Leeds Cancer Centre
298 Medical Secretaries/Records - Oncology Bexley Wing
St James University Hospital
£18,870 to £19,918 pa

This post is based at Wharfedale Hospital in Otley


Clerk Typist ~ 25 hours per week, Non-Surgical Oncology Lymphoedema Wharfedale Hospital



An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Lymphoedema Team based at Wharfedale Hospital & work within an out-patient environment. This post is part-time 25 hours per week. Days across 4 days


This role is to support the existing departmental Secretary in the efficient delivery of the patient administrative pathway.


Duties will be varied butwill include:


General administrative duties, typing of clinical letters, dealing with telephone enquiries, documenting messages, preparation of clinics, management of patient notes, scanning of discharge documents, booking patient appointments, patient transport and interpreters.


The successful candidate will also be involved in the ordering, receiving and distribution of the compression garments used by the service.


Candidates should be a team player, have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, be computer literate and be able to work under minimal supervision where required. You will be expected to adhere to established local protocols as well as Trust policies and procedures, maintaining high standards of patient care at all times.


Support and guidance will be offered by both the clinical and administrative team with training opportunities provided as required.



For further information please contact:


Email: Jen Harding


Telephone Contact: Jen Harding 0113 2068826


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.

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