Senior Medical Secretary

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
BS1 6AY
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust £ 22549.0 - 24882.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 22549.0 - 24882.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
16 Jun 2022
Closes
15 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

We would welcome applications from those who meet the criteria as set out in the person specification.

Interviews will be held remotely, on Tuesday 5 July 2022, and those successful at this stage will be invited in to meet the team, see where they could be working and to undertake an audio typing test and spelling test.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Educated to GCSE, grade C or above (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths
  • Qualified in word processing or audio typing (or equivalent)
  • Business and Administration Level 3 NVQ or equivalent experience


Knowledge and Experience
Essential criteria
  • Clerical/administrative experience/Secretarial
  • Understanding of specialist medical terminology
  • Experience of dealing with the public, both on the telephone and in person
  • Knowledge of NHS policies and/or procedures


Desirable criteria
  • Previous NHS experience


Skills and Abilities
Essential criteria
  • Effective and polite manner when dealing with people, both face to face and on the phone
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team, adjust to change and motivate others
  • Ability to work independently, managing own workload, whilst providing supervision and support to others
  • Confidence to handle difficult conversations with patients, relatives and carers
  • Ability to adapt to use new computer packages and programmes
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft packages
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with non-routine issues on own initiative


Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

The Trust is committed to investing in and caring for all of our staff. We will support you in maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing, as well as your career development through management and training support - developing exceptional people for exceptional careers.

We hope that you will decide to join us and become part of this exciting journey, helping us to shape our future together.

UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

With strong links to the University of Bristol and University of West of England we are the major medical research and training centre in the region, using findings to continually improve our patient care and attracting the highest calibre clinical staff from across the UK.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

IMPORTANT:
  • Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  • As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  • When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.

  • Ref: 4281114

    Job Details

    Senior Medical Secretary

    Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
    Pay
    £ 22549.0 - 24882.0 Per hour
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Full time
    Posted
    16 Jun 2022
    Type
    Bank
    Closes
    15 Jul 2022

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