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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/12/2018.

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Ward Clerk

Job Reference: 432-HR5143

Employer:
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Shotley Stroke Unit
Location:
Ipswich, Ipswich
Salary:
£17,460 - £18,702 per annum pro rata

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS organisations in the region, employing over 10,000 staff and serving a population of almost 800,000 residents. By merging Colchester and Ipswich hospitals, we can provide the latest treatments locally, and be in a stronger position to save, grow and strengthen the many hospital and community services our residents rely on.

We are an ambitious trust with a simple vision, to provide the communities we serve with excellent healthcare and build a better future for the people of east Suffolk and North Essex. To help us do this, we will work closely with our local partners to deliver more of the joined-up services and care our residents need.

We want the best staff. You want to make a difference.

For our staff and our patients we have the same philosophy: time matters. This new way of working will remove unnecessary stress and frustration caused by the systems we use and the way we work. We will concentrate on removing or improving the things we do that don't work for our patients. For our staff, this means more time to care for patients and greater opportunities to develop skills and experience.

To be the best, we need to attract and keep the best staff. Our size puts us in a strong position to grow, providing more of the latest services. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training. Support from technology and logistics will help us see patients at the right time.

So if your ambition matches ours, its time to work together.

Please note that once this advert closes, your application form will be moved to the Trusts' recruitment system, TRAC and therefore all email correspondence will be sent via the TRAC system.


Would you like to be part of an exceptional team at Ipswich Hospital and help improve patients stay in hospital?

Shotley Stroke Unit is looking for an enthusiastic individual with a flexible approach to join our team. This is a rewarding post for the right person.

The Ward clerk role is pivitol in ensuring the smooth running of the unit. You will need to have the ability to work at a fast pace, be able to prioritise your workload and enjoy being a team player as well as being able to work autonomously.

You will be approachable, caring, hard working with excellent communication skills and highly motivated. Your role will include meeting and greeting patients and relatives to the unit so excellent interpersonal skills are of paramount importance. Other duties will include filing, admitting and discharging patients on the computer system and answering telephone enquiries.

We are looking for someone who is a team player and gives full support to all members of staff, especially ward sister.

Working hours 7.30-15.30 
For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details or informal visits please contact Diane Coe, Ward Sister

on 702222 or email diane.coe@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk




This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to exisiting NHS At Risk employees working in Essex who meet the essential criteria (excluding all medical recruitment).

Please note that where response levels are exceptional we may close the post before the specified date, therefore early application is recommended. Please make sure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. When providing reference details please provide email addresses so references can be sought promptly to cover the last 3 years of employment.

The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Please be advised that following the new Government’s cap on Tier 2 Immigration, whilst we welcome applications from all and your application will be considered on individual merit, if you are offered a position and require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship we may not be able to process your application to the final stage due to the significant reduction of certificates available to us.

In submitting an application form, you authorise East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust; we look forward to receiving your application for employment.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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