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General intensive care ward clerk

Job Reference: 188-AC2023

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Ward Clerk
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
£17,652 - £19,020 pa pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated ward clerk to join the team in general intensive care, this is a busy and challenging environment. The general intensive care unit currently has 25 beds, with future expansion plans, looking after critically ill patients during the acute phase of their illness.

As a ward clerk, you will be responsible for the recording of admission and discharge process for each patient and keeping their electronic records up to date. You will have good communication skills and a keen desire to want to improve the patient experience and ideally previous experience of working in a similar capacity. You will be able to demonstrate an adaptable, enthusiastic approach to your work, plus the ability to work in a busy clinical area.

The successful applicant will be required to support the multi-disciplinary team by working closely with colleagues across the critical care department including nurses, doctors and allied health professionals, as well supporting patients and relatives who are often going through a very difficult time. This valuable contribution is required to aid the smooth operation of the unit and to assist with providing a positive experience for all patients and relatives.

A supervised induction period with supernumerary time is provided and further development will be tailored to your individual needs.

“Rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, UHS is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.”

Informal enquiries and visits are essential and can be arranged through the Sister/Charge Nurse GICU on 02381 208382.

Interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday 18th September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Penny Silsbury

Tel: 02381203431

Sue Denton


Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies under any circumstances.


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