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Clinical Secretary - Breast Surgery

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Conquest Hospital, St. Leonards-On-Sea, United Kingdom £19,737 - £21,142 per annum, pro rata
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Clinical Secretary - Breast Surgery

Job Reference: 374-MB113-A

Employer: Department: Breast Surgery Location: Conquest Hospital, St. Leonards-On-Sea Salary: £19,737 - £21,142 per annum, pro rata

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people's homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work as a Clinical Secretary within the busy Breast Surgery Department at the Conquest Hospital. This dynamic role will keep you both challenged and busy as you work closely with colleagues to support the clinical team.

You must be highly motivated, adaptable and efficient with excellent secretarial skills. You should have a proactive and flexible approach and have the ability to work well under pressure as this is a fast paced environment.

You need to have a proven reliable work record and be an excellent team player with secretarial qualifications and/or experience. Experience of working in a hospital environment and knowledge of medical terminology is desirable. You will be working with a wide range of people and communicating with patients, colleagues and staff in other hospitals and therefore excellent communication skills are essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kerry Collins -

Clinical Secretarial Team Leader

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:
  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.
Our mission is to:
  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.
Our strategic objectives are to:
  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients' experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.
Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:
  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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