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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/06/2019.

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Bank Support Secretary

Job Reference: 304-A-19-75179

Employer:
UHB+ (In-House Staff Bank) - University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
UHB+ In-House Staff Bank
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£10.01 per hour

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy please use Switchboard: 0121 627 2000 or UHB+ 0121 371 8280.


As one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK we are constantly seeking flexible and enthusiastic Support Secretaries to join our ever growing In House Staff Bank on a temporary ad-hoc basis.

We would welcome applications from candidates with a good standard of education, relevant secretarial experience and RSA 11 Typing or equivalent competency level, a willingness to learn Medical Terminology is desirable.

The position is to support the secretarial teams across all four Trust sites with day to day administrative/secretarial duties.

N.B. Evenings/Weekends are currently not available

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive we are unfortunately unable to respond to all candidate applications. If you have not heard anything from us within two weeks of the closing date for this advertisement please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

IT/Keyboard skills in the use of Microsoft Office, excellent communication and organisational skills and available to work full time Monday - Friday.

We offer:

  • Excellent pay and conditions
  • Full Statutory/Mandatory training
  • Membership of NHS Pension Scheme

To be shortlisted for this post, you would need to demonstrate in your application form that you possess the strengths and qualities that we are looking for and demonstrate any relevant experience or transferrable skills.

Applicants who are shortlisted, would be required to attend Literacy and Numeracy Testing and achieve Level 1.




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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