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Medical Secretary - Band 4

Main area
Surgery
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-JC-AC-1321107
Site
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
Town
Coventry
Salary
£20,150 - £23,363 pro rata per annum
Closing
22/10/2018 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 

Medical Secretary – Plastic Surgery Department

Full Time

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic medical secretary within the Plastic Surgery  Department in the first instance. The role may require you to work for one or more consultants. 

The post holder will need to be flexible and adaptable in their approach to work as well as having excellent typing skills, communication skills and attention to detail.  It includes responsibility for the provision of a specialised, comprehensive and confidential patient-centred administration service in accordance with Departmental, Trust and National standards, policies and procedures

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.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.

 

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Sharon Dhillon

Surgery Department

Tel No 02476 965290

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
27685