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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2019.

Receptionist / Driver - Urgent and Ambulatory Care

Job Reference: 267-CH2145609

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent and Ambulatory Care
£17,652 to £19,020 per annum pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Do you want to work closely with GPs and Clinicians across the Oxfordshire County to support them to provide the Urgent and Ambulatory Care Vision of ‘A professional, patient-focused service committed to caring with dignity and respect’

Are you kind and compassionate with good communication skills? Are you calm under pressure and able to respond to patient queries in a sympathetic manner? Do you hold a UK driving licence? Do you have basic computer and administration skills and an eye for detail?

The Urgent and Ambulatory Care Service (responsible for the provision of Out of Hours GP services across the County, working 7 days a week 365 days a year) is looking to recruit.

Receptionist/Drivers to join our pro-active, dynamic and dedicated Overnight Out of Hours Teams in various bases across Oxfordshire.

We have a wide range of shifts available across all our locations (Banbury, Bicester, Oxford, Witney, Abingdon and Henley) from Monday to Friday , 1800-2300, 2300-0800, and Saturday and Sunday between 0800-08:00 – this will be on a 4 week rolling rota.

Following a substantial training period, you will be responsible for; supporting GPs and Clinicians to manage the flow of patients and waiting rooms, drive clinicians to visit patients in their homes, general administrative duties and stock/equipment handling.

You will work in close liaison with Driver/Receptionists at bases across the county within the service.

Flexibility to respond at short notice, be able to cover in the event of sickness and work planned extra hours to cover holiday is advantageous.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michaela Stevens Urgent Care Coordinator on 07920470395.


  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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