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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/10/2019.

P/T Medical Secretary - Band 3 Gastroenterology / Hepatology

Job Reference: 318-19-R4247AN

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Gastroenterology / Hepatology
£18,813 to £20,795 pa pr

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

We wish to appoint an efficient, experienced and committed secretary to provide secretarial support within the Gastroenterology/Hepatology Department at Gloucester Royal Hospital working under the leadership and direction of the secretarial supervisor.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 6 months experience in a medical setting as a medical secretary or appropriate secretarial experience elsewhere. The post requires a flexible and innovative approach to the work.

You will have RSA II or equivalent audio/copy typing plus well-developed communication, organisational and time management skills. An ability to prioritise effectively in a busy environment is essential. This role would suit a person with an outgoing personality who can work in a team and also on their own initiative.

You must have current experience and an excellent standard of audio typing skills (60wpm minimum). You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office [including ‘Outlook’ & ‘Internet Explorer’]. Experience in the use of Crescendo digital dictation and Infoflex would be an advantage, as would a qualification in AMSPAR for medical secretaries.

Hours: 25 hours per week

Salary: A&C Band 3 £18,813 - £20,795 pa pr

For an informal discussion or a visit to the Department, please contact Emma McDonald (Assistant General Manager – Renal & Hepatology) onO7867489256 or

Please note that this vacancy may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. The Recruitment Team are unable to accept any applications after the position has closed on NHS Jobs.

Committed to safeguarding our community

If applicable for the post, all successful candidates will be required to pay for their own Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be £32 (standard checks) or £50 (enhanced checks), and will be recovered through two instalments from the candidate's salary. Please contact for further information.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team at

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