We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Secretary to work in the Trauma and Orthopaedic Department working directly to the Consultants and their multi-disciplinary teams at the Conquest Hospital. Secretaries are responsible for the provision of a proactive, responsive and professional secretarial service to the Clinical team. Highly self motivated, you will possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines. You will have proven experience of managing competing priorities and planning and prioritising your work effectively. You will thrive on working in a busy unit and as part of a team. A flexible and proactive approach is essential.
The successful candidate will need to deal with patients, clinicians and other staff members, ensuring high levels of customer service. You will have regular interaction with the secretarial management team and the departmental service manager. It is essential that you are able to demonstrate good interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
You will have a proven track record of recent secretarial / administrative office experience in a fast paced environment with a good level of IT literacy and Microsoft Office skills.
This dynamic role will keep you both challenged and busy as you work closely with colleagues to support the clinical team of Consultants, junior doctors and specialist nurses.
This is a challenging yet rewarding position. Potential applicants should ensure they meet the minimum criteria on the person specification before applying for this role.
Please note: This advert may close early if a high volume of applications are received
We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work
We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.
In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.
In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.
This advert closes on Monday 11 Oct 2021
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