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Pathway Support (Medical Secretary/Waiting List)

Band 2

Main area
Oncology
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Job share
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-BUR-0297-B
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton-Upon-Trent
Salary
£18,870 - £19,918 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
12/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

The Cancer Business Unit have an exciting opportunity - We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and flexible individual to work across all areas of our Business Unit, however predominantly within the Oncology secretarial team as general administrative assistant at our QHB site.  

This role will be office based and will require times of lone working. The service requires cover Monday - Friday, the suitable candidate must be able to deal with this emotive speciality.

This role will predominantly based at Queens Hospital Burton.

A job share will be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of an Administration Team that provide support the Oncology team, including consultants and Nurses. 

Our aim is to provide high standards of care whilst always ensuring patients are our priority.

The main duties for the role include dealing with telephone queries, supporting with typing clinic correspondence,  keeping up to date spread sheets, writing up documentation, inputting patient information onto our different systems and generally supporting the Oncology Team with general administrative duties. 

Closing Date:  28 June 2022
Interview Date:  12 July 2022

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return:

· A variety of flexible working options

· Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development

· On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.

· A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

· Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily

· We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week

· An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country

· Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.

· We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres

· We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres

· We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person specification

Good written communication

Essential criteria
  • Good written communication on application form

Customer service experience

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate typing experience

Admin office experience

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates office experience

IT literacy

Essential criteria
  • Experience of using IT systems and/or data input

Organisational skills

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates experience of organising

Telephone skills

Essential criteria
  • Undertaken a role with telephone contact

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Nicky Moore
Job title
Pathway Team Leader
Email address
nicky.moore2@nhs.net
Telephone number
01283 593238
Additional information

Emily Pratt , Operational Coordinator - 01332 788548

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786187 / 07385 367224