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Job summary

Main area
Administration & Clerical
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 15 hours per week
Job ref
419-2868646-MS-CG2
Employer
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Scarborough
Town
Scarborough
Salary
£21,892 - £24,157 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/01/2021 23:59

Employer heading

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Medical Secretary

Band 4

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Our Values

  •  We are KIND
  •  We are OPEN
  •  We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Medical Secretary, to join the Respiratory team at Scarborough Hospital.

The main duties will include: Consultant diary management, checking patient information is available in a timely manner, dealing with correspondence from patients and GP's, ensuring referral to treatment targets are met, typing of clinic and discharge letters, as well as dealing with queries from patients and/or their relatives in a timely manner.

 The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, recent secretarial/administration experience of more than 2 years within the NHS, and be well organised.  A sound knowledge of medical vocabulary would be an advantage, and applicants should be proficient at audio-typing and have a working experience of digital dictation.

The applicant will be expected to have a flexible approach to work, exercise excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, and be able to work effectively as a team member, having good communication skills and a willingness to learn.

The hours for this vacancy are full days Monday and Tuesday.

Please note this vacancy may close early should we receive a high volume of application; therefore please submit your application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Heather Rafferty - Operational Support Manager

Email Address: heather.rafferty@york.nhs.uk

Tel: 01723 236146

Apply online now