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Audio Typist

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
York, United Kingdom £18,005 - £19,337 pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_p31McreshOcK

Audio Typist

Job Reference: 419-2653901-AT-CG3

Employer: Department: Pain Team Location: York Salary: £18,005 - £19,337 pro rata

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We're looking for applications from people who:
  • care about what they do;
  • respect and value others;
  • listen in order to improve; and
  • always do what they can to be helpful help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our friendly team as an audio Typist in the Pain Team at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Excellent administration/secretarial skills are vital, as well as a good understanding of customer relations. You will regularly be required to deal with queries from patients, consultants and GPs.

You will be responsible for typing clinical and administrative letters, answering telephone enquiries and dealing with patient queries, as well as general administrative tasks.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, to prioritise the demands of a busy office, and manage their time and workload effectively. Although your work will be guided, you must be able to work unsupervised using your own initiative and able to respond quickly and efficiently. As a focused individual, you will need to be organized, have excellent communication skills and be a creative thinker who is able to effectively problem solve and meet tight deadlines. You will have the ability to work as part of a team working flexibly to achieve common goals.

It's not just the area that's a great draw. In addition, as a member of our team you'll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).

**Please note this vacancy may close early should we receive a high volume of applications, therefore please submit you application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment**

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anna Holmes-Ellerker, Service Manager

Tel:01904 721819

Additional contact information

Karen Thompson, Senior Admin Coordinator,

01904 72 5395,

Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

DBS Checks

All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.

Please note that Volunteers, Bank only staff and Apprentices on the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we're proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our 'Our guidance for applicants' before applying. Good luck with your application!

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