Medical Secretary

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
11 Oct 2019
9 Nov 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a major UK Teaching Hospital with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. From 1 October 2013 our organisation has significantly enlarged to include the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley and Orpington Hospital. We also run services from Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

We encourage everyone at the Trust to work together as part of Team Kings’ to ensure we achieve the best in everything we do – now and in the future. The chance to be part of our dedicated workforce in a Trust where innovation and the desire to make a difference are key in what attracts people from around the UK and the rest of the world to join Kings’. Patients are at the heart of these plans and their aim is to ensure that the local community has access to excellent healthcare.

We are looking for a flexible and well organised Medical Secretary. This very busy post will provide both secretarial and administrative support to the Orthopaedic Consultants and their teams.

You should have previous administrative experience, the ability to work with people at all levels, together with strong organisational and communication skills, both verbal and written.

We would welcome an application from you if you have:

- Previous NHS experience

- Typing speed of 60 WPM

- Excellent team working skills

- Ability to use initiative

- Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise work

- Excellent minute taking skills

You will be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team and you will play an instrumental part in the smooth running of the department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Denise Kingett Service Delivery Manager


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Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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