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Assistant Personal Assistant – Respiratory

Job Reference: 412-MED-5079

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Medicine & EC Div Admin
£18,813 to £20,795 pa

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and flexible individual to undertake the role of APA in Respiratory, on a six month fixed term basis. The main duties of the role are:

  • Supporting the PAs in providing secretarial support to the Consultants.
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries.
  • Audio-typing.
  • Inputting data onto the hospital database.
  • Dealing with the general public/Doctors/Nurses/Other Professionals allied to healthcare.
  • General administration duties (e.g. filing, copying).
  • Updating patient’s RTT pathways.

Applicants should be highly motivated and be able to demonstrate working on their own initiative, but also as part of a team. You will need to be flexible with a willingness to learn. You will need excellent communication skills when liaising with multi-disciplinary professionals. Ideally you will have some NHS experience and possess good IT skills.

The successful candidate will possess RSA II or equivalent and have proven secretarial and good time management skills. Previous medical secretarial experience will be advantageous.

A good knowledge of RTT Pathways is also essential.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as we have invested in state of the art theatres, Critical Care, Emergency Department and our Childrens Wards (to name but a few). We have also invested in our people, ensuring we have the right number of the right people delivering care, fostering a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.


  • Correspondence will be sent to the email address registered to your NHS Jobs account
  • Recruitment is based on the Trust's values and behaviours
  • Please provide a contact email address for referees
  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
  • You will be required to pay for a DBS disclosure where the post requires one
  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

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