Medical Secretary - Neurology | Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Salford, M68HD
Company: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6335538/236-SCO-P-AC169-24-A

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The Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences is one of the largest in the UK and provides world class innovative patient care across 11 hospital sites in Greater Manchester.

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen within MCCN working for some of the most inspirational consultants in the NHS based at Salford Royal Hospital

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals with relevant experience to join our high performing and successful team providing Neurology services to Greater Manchester patients.

The post will provide you with an exciting challenge and give you the opportunity to play a key-supporting role in a rapidly growing service which currently serves a population of 3.2 million.

We are seeking a part time (22.5 hours) Secretary (please enquire if would like to discuss working hours options further).

You must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to work both as part of a team and on your own initiative.

You will be able to organise and prioritise your own workload and balance this with the demands of a busy, diverse and varied role.

A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, RSA II or equivalent typing, excellent audio typing skills, waiting list management, medical terminology, proven organisational skills, 18 week (RTT) standards and a strong commitment to personal and professional development is desired.

MCCN is committed to supporting and developing it's team during this exciting time of service transformation, and has a track record of developing medical secretaries into more senior operational roles.

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we’re always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire – to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership.

We respect the value of difference. So, our aim is to employ people representative of the communities we serve. Regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, trans status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, all are welcome.

We continually review our recruitment processes to ensure they are supporting us achieving an inclusive and representative team.

We recognise that many people find interviews daunting and the conventional interview approach, of unseen questions, often impacts performance on the day. We are therefore piloting sending interview questions, to candidates, in advance. This vacancy is within one of our pilot areas therefore if you are invited for interview you will receive your interview questions in advance of your interview date. Feedback on this process will also be requested to help our teams understand and evaluate your recruitment experience.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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