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Medical Secretary

Job Reference: 425-A-19-33565

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Surgery & Critical Care
£18,813 - £20,795

The Sheffield Children’s Hospital are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to recruit to a Medical Secretary vacancy within the Paediatric Surgical Department in the Division of Surgery & Critical Care.

The successful applicant must possess excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. They will be flexible and conscientious with the ability to liaise with staff of all levels throughout the hospital and to the wider Trust, as well as parents/guardians and GPs dealing effectively and efficiently with telephone enquiries. You will need to have the ability to work on your own initiative in prioritising your work and meeting deadlines whilst maintaining high standards.

The minimum requirements for this post are 4 GCSEs Grade C or above, including English, and RSA Level 3 typing / word processing / audio typing or equivalent qualification / experience. The successful applicant will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills in addition to a clear understanding of patient confidentiality. You must possess a good working knowledge of IT packages and the ability to work across a mixed skill team.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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