Clerical Officer | The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,383 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 22 May 2024
Location: 317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary, NE1 4LP
Company: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6232045/317-2024-16-59-DR

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We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Neurosurgery team as a Clerical Officer on a fixed term basis until March 2025. The successful candidate will be working alongside Medical Secretaries and other support staff.

The successful candidate should have good IT skills, good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi-task and work to deadlines, the ability to work well as a tea, whilst also using initiative to complete designated tasks.
• Interview date: 8th may 2024
• 30 hours /week
• You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy

The successful candidate will provide assistance to secretarial and consultant teams by carrying out a wide variety of clerical tasks within the busy neurosurgical department. Tasks include, but are not limited to; processing referrals, opening and coordinating post, monitoring patient results to ensure they reach the appropriate person in a timely manner, clinic preparation, telephone calls to patients and other NHS organisations, scanning of patient documents, collecting and delivering documents across the hospital including wards and outpatient areas, amongst other general clerical tasks and anything else which might be required.

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 2 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
• Working within a team of administrative staff supporting the provision of an efficient secretarial support service to Consultants, Junior Medical Staff and other clinical staff within their team, i.e. Specialist Nurses
• Deal with telephone enquires promptly.
• Communicate with other departments within the Trust regarding appointments and admissions at the request of medical staff
• Cover admin posts Trust wide as required.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

This advert closes on Sunday 28 Apr 2024

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