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Ward Clerk - Band 2

Main area
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Secondment/ fixed term
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
University Hospital, Coventry
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum
26/06/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Ward Clerk

This post is a 6 month Secondment. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and efficient individual who will be able to work in our busy Cardiothoracic Critical Care Unit. This position will initially be to cover a secondment but may progress into a permanent opportunity depending on future outcome. 

You should possess a strongly held commitment to high standards of service delivery dedicated to giving the patients and visitors the highest quality clerical service. The hours for this post are 37.5 hrs per based from Monday to Friday. You will be required to provide comprehensive and confidential administrative and clerical activities to meet the needs of the service in accordance with Departmental, Trust and National standards, policies and procedures. You will effectively communicate information and advice to enable the multi disciplinary team to achieve operational excellence.

Closing Date:

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Recruiting to Values:
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal visits please contact either Adrian Varney, Clinical Nurse Manager via adrian.varney@uhcw.nhs.uk ext:25812 or Tracey Fenwick, Modern Matron for Cardiac Services via tracey.fenwick@uhcw.nhs.uk ext:25811

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