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Band 2 Health Centre Receptionist

Job Reference: 820-1716908-COR

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Health Centre Receptionist
Location:
Castle Vale Primary Care Centre, Birmingham
Salary:
£17,460 - £18,702 per ann

***This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested***

Applications are invited for vacancies with the corporate division of BCHC Trust.

We have an opportunity within Facilities working across Health Centres within Birmingham, to appoint to a full time Relief Receptionist.

The Relief Receptionists will be working across 16 established centres within Birmingham to cover the reception areas when the substantive receptionist is off. The Centres hold a number of BCHC services and needs hardworking, reliable and friendly staff.

This position is full time Monday – Friday, 08:30om – 16:30pm and the base will be Castle Vale Primary Care Centre.

The successful candidate must have excellent organisational and communication skills, be motivated and enthusiastic to ensure that a quality and efficient service is provided to the clinical teams. The post holder must have the ability to work on their own initiative. They will also need to be able to prioritize their workload and work under pressure to meet agreed deadlines. They will also need to be able to drive as they will be travelling from different centres within Birmingham on a daily basis.

The Receptionist is an integral part of the Health Centre and is often the first point of contact for patients and visitors on arrival.

You should have excellent keyboard skills and a working knowledge of Windows based computer packages, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

You will need to have an awareness of the confidentiality and equality issues associated with working in a Clinical Support Services environment.

IMPORTANT

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address
  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Samantha Yates, Line Manager for Reception staff on 0121 466 6476.




Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.


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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