Clerical Assistant | The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,383 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: 317 Trustwide, NE7 7DN
Company: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6255097/317-2024-21-64-DR

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We are looking to appoint Clerical Assistants to provide clerical support to Community Directorate clinical staff who are based in clinics and services across Newcastle. We are looking for reliable, flexible and motivated individuals to support the team.

Post 1: 37.5 hours per week, Providing support to Community Nursing , working with the Single Point of access team based at Regent Point receiving calls from patients, carers, relatives and service users.

Post 2: 18 hours per week,The post holder will work as part of as part of the team of admin supporting the Urgent Treatment Centres across Newcastle. The centres are based at Ponteland Rd, Molineux and Westgate .

The admin staff within both these services work between 8am and 10pm on a rota basis including evening, weekends and bank holidays.

Actual working hours of this post to be discussed at interview.
• Interview date: 11 June 2024
• 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 post holder will work alongside other clerical staff to evaluate and prioritise workload in a busy environment and respond to the constantly changing needs of the service users in line with local and national targets. They will also provide a high standard of admin support to clinical staff handling telephone calls, using electronic health record SystmOne and receiving requests from patients, carers and service users as well as professionals.

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 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.
• To provide a high standard of support to Clinical staff handling telephone calls.
• To use an electronic referral process (SystmOne) to ensure requests are responded to in a professional, confidential and efficient manner.
• To receive requests from patients and carers, acute hospitals, GP practices, Social Services and health care agencies.
• To communicate directly with members of the public and other services.
• To abide by Trust policies and procedures
• To be an effective part of the team contributing to the departmental objectives.
• Post holder will be expected to contribute to housekeeping and other office duties as required e.g. general tidiness, pre-determined stock levels are met and equipment is clean, and stored correctly.

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.

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.

This advert closes on Monday 27 May 2024

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