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Band 4 - Medical Secretary, Respiratory

Band 4

Main area
Medicine
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
360-A-9769
Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Site
Chest Medicine
Town
Watford
Salary
£22,987 - £25,365 pa inc HCA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/04/2021 23:59

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust!

Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust – which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) – is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

 

Job overview

Band 4 - Medical Secretary, Respiratory

The Respiratory Department has a vacancy for a full time Medical Secretary to work as part of the Respiratory team at Watford General Hospital.   Experienced and committed, you will provide an efficient and comprehensive secretarial service to the Consultants and multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will need to have a good general level of education with formal secretarial qualifications or at least two year’s experience of working as a Medical Secretary and possess the essential qualifications outlined in the attached Person Specification. 

This is an opportunity to work in a fascinating and growing specialty with a friendly team.

Working for our organisation

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities if you need help please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To provide a comprehensive and efficient secretarial and administrative service to one or more of the Respiratory Consultants and Junior Doctors.  In so doing the post holder will work closely with the Respiratory Consultants, along with other members of the Respiratory team.  This job may involve cross site working

Person specification

Your application will be score against the person specification

Essential criteria
  • Please see attached Job Description
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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jessica Saxon
Job title
Service Coordinator
Email address
jessica.saxon1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Watford Hospital
Vicarage Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD18 0HB
Telephone
01923 217508
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