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Medical Secretary

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Rheumatology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
405-18-AC403MED
Site
Dorset County Hospital
Town
Dorchester
Salary
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum
Closing
15/11/2018 23:59

Outstanding Care, Outstanding Careers

 

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

Outstanding Location

West Dorset with its outstanding scenery and rugged coastline is characterised by a number of small towns, each with a distinct identity. The coastline is protected by World Heritage as a site of outstanding natural beauty.

Dorchester is an intriguing mix of historic and the modern, with the new Brewery Square development offering a vibrant and sophisticated leisure and shopping complex.

The local schools are amongst the best in the country with a mix of public and private education.

The hospital is close to the town centre of Dorchester, and has excellent bus and rail networks, making the major centres of Bournemouth, Bath, Southampton, Exeter and Bristol easily accessible

Outstanding Rewards

NHS Discount Scheme – free to join and a huge range of discounts for NHS staff

Childcare Support – our staff receive discounted rates at Sunny Days Nurseries and we also provide a childcare voucher scheme.

Cycle to Work Scheme – we run a Cycle to Work Scheme, offering savings on the cost of a new bike plus cycling equipment

Pension – the NHS offers one of the UK’s best pension schemes with an excellent package of benefits

Flexible working – a range options including compressed hours, term-time contracts and part-time working

Staff Recognition – as well as regular appraisals, local and corporate inductions, we recognise the great work of our staff through the Monthly Hospital Heroes Award and the Annual Gem Awards

Employee Support and Wellbeing– A free, confidential counselling service for both work and non-work related matters. A physiotherapy service is also available.

Outstanding Career

The Head and Neck and Specialist Medicine Care Group have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Band 3 Medical Secretary. This post is Full Time and to be worked over five days. 

The Head and Neck and Specialist Medicine Care Group is busy and diverse, the post holder must essentially have the ability to organise and prioritise their workload effectively, work as part of a team and use their own initiative.

The post holder will be involved with clinic typing, telephone calls, working for the Consultant and multi-disciplinary team, admin duties and validation of Patient Tracking Lists (PTL).

Applicants must have excellent communication skills and enjoy a very driven secretarial role. If you are a real Team Player and enjoy a challenge, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Elizabeth Thomas, Medical Secretary Team Leader on 01305 253753