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Band 4 - Medical Secretary, Paediatrics

Band 4

Main area
Womens and Childrens
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Fixed term: 9 months
Hours
Part time - 30 hours per week
Job ref
360-D-9767
Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Site
Hemel Hempstead
Town
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£22,987 - £25,365 pa pro rata inc HCA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
13/04/2021 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, Paediatrics

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Children Services Department at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.  We are looking for an experienced, motivated, and committed Medical Secretary to join the secretarial team at Hemel Hempstead Hospital for two of our PAU (Paediatric Assessment Unit) consultants. 

This post is 30 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will need to have experience in audio typing, a previous medical secretary role preferably within paediatrics, excellent communication, organisational and advanced I.T skills.

They will need to Provide an efficient and comprehensive secretarial service to the Consultants and multi-disciplinary team; possessing the essential qualifications outlined in the attached Person Specification.

Please note the successful applicant will be required to start ASAP.

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

The post holder will provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the children’s service consultants and medical teams. The role comprises a wide range of specific duties and requires skills in word processing, information technology, communication and organisation as well as a sound knowledge and understanding of medical terminology. The post holder must be willing to undertake any additional training necessary in order to fulfil the role.

Person specification

Your application will be scored 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
Amelia Beard
Job title
Assistant Service Manager
Email address
amelia.beard@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

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