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Band 2
Bank: Flexible
20 hours per week (Unsocial hours, weekend and bank holidays)
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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Abingdon, Banbury, Bicester, Henley, Oxford, Witney
£11.46 - £20.98 £11.46 per hour (£10.19 per hour plus 12.5% of annual leave + NHS enhancement)
Salary period
11/09/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Flexible Receptionist / Driver - Urgent and Ambulatory Care

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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Do you want to work closely with GPs and Clinicians across the Oxfordshire County to support them to provide the Urgent and Ambulatory Care Vision of ‘A professional, patient-focused service committed to caring with dignity and respect’

Are you kind and compassionate with good communication skills? Are you calm under pressure and able to respond to patient queries in a sympathetic manner? Do you hold a UK driving licence?  Do you have basic computer and administration skills and an eye for detail?

The Urgent and Ambulatory Care Service (responsible for the provision of Out of Hours GP services across the County, working 7 days a week 365 days a year) is looking to recruit.

Receptionist/Drivers to join our pro-active, dynamic and dedicated Overnight Out of Hours Teams in various bases across Oxfordshire. 

We have a wide range of shifts available across in all our locations across Oxfordshire – Abingdon (primary base); Banbury (primary base); Henley (primary base); Oxford (primary base); Witney (primary base) from Monday to Friday, 1800-2300, 2300-0800, and Saturday and Sunday between 0800-08:00. Applicants must write within their applicant which primary base they are applying for. 

Following a substantial training period, you will be responsible for; supporting GPs and Clinicians to manage the flow of patients and waiting rooms, drive clinicians to visit patients in their homes, general administrative duties and stock/equipment handling. 

You will work in close liaison with Driver/Receptionists at bases across the county within the service.

Flexibility to respond at short notice, be able to cover in the event of sickness and work planned extra hours to cover holiday is advantageous.

Hourly rate is £11.46 during the week, £16.16 during the evenings and night and Saturday and £20.98 for hours worked on a Sunday/Bank Holiday

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Driving and reception knowledge/experience
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience within Health Care/NHS


Essential criteria
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Good General Level of Education
Desirable criteria
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent


Essential criteria
  • Driving and reception experience
  • Effective communicator (verbal and written)
  • Able to work flexibly: evenings, weekends, bank holidays and overnights


Essential criteria
  • Valid Driving Licence
Desirable criteria
  • Reception and Driving Experience

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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

Marina Pirina
Job title
Urgent Care Coordinator
Email address
Telephone number
01865 903189
Additional information
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Michaela Stevens Urgent Care Coordinator


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