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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/06/2019.

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Appointments Clerk

Job Reference: 432-HR6767

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Primary Care Centre, Colchester
Starting salary from £17,652 per annum

We are the largest organisation in the Eastern region. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training.

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

We are looking for an efficient and conscientious Appointment Officer/Outpatient receptionist.

The post will be based in the Primary Care Centre working alongside Personal Assistants and other Administration staff for the Ophthalmic Surgeons. The position offers a rare opportunity to join a team with a good reputation, serving our local population of both adults and children.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and have proven IT experience. The postholder will be responsible for working independently and within a team of administration staff. The postholder will be required to deal with patients face to face and over the phone.

Flexibility and prioritising a busy workload and the ability to remain calm under pressure are key requirements for the role.

Interviews will be held on Monday 8th July 2019.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Karen Grove, Service Manager, Ophthalmology on 07795 090273.

Rebecca Clemens, Operational Coordinator, Ophthalmology on 07702821436.

This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to exisiting NHS At Risk employees working in Essex and Suffolk 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.

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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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