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Medical Secretary - Band 3

Posted: 9 Oct 2020 Closes: 7 Nov 2020
Boston, United Kingdom £10,000 - £10,711 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_NE0fH5qkuRTs

Medical Secretary - Band 3

Job Reference: 357-PR-519-20-A

Employer: Department: Urology Location: Pilgrim Hospital, Boston Salary: £10,000 - £10,711 per annum

Please be advised that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) uses Trac recruitment software. Applications made via NHS Jobs will be pulled through into Trac. If your application is successful at shortlisting stage, candidates will be prompted to create an account within Trac. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.

Job Title: Medical Secretary

Department: Urology, Surgery Division

Site / Hours: Pilgrim Hospital 19.5 Hours

Monday to Wednesday (hours pattern TBC)

Salary: Band 3

Contract Type: Permanent

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust was formed in April 2000 by the merger of the three former acute hospital trusts in Lincolnshire, creating one of the largest trusts in the country.

We provide a comprehensive range of hospital-based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to the 700,000 people of Lincolnshire and beyond.

Our healthcare services are delivered by approximately 7,800 highly trained staff and volunteers. Our services cost £360m each year to provide, most of which are bought by NHS Lincolnshire (PCT).

We invest around £18 million each year in improving our clinical services by replacing and upgrading medical equipment, modernising estate and facilities and improving information and technology infrastructure. Each year, we treat more than 180,000 accident and emergency patients and carry out more than 69,000 procedures.

Our aim is to provide the very highest standards of care to patients and relatives a like ensuring privacy and dignity is maintained at all times.

Candidates should have:
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- Evidence of the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
- PAS/Medway training & knowledge of Urology would be a benefit but not essential.

In return, we will support your personal development and continued professional development, and offer you to be part of our team. The NHS also offers one of the most competitive benefits package with regards to Annual Leave, Pensions and a comprehensive range of NHS Discounts, with United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust offering in addition free staff parking.

To submit an application, please click on the apply button below and submit your application.

Equality statement

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and improving working lives. We welcome applications from members of the minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. All applications will be treated on merit.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, both as service users and visitors to Trust premises. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults.

Dignity Statement

The post holder is expected to treat patients, service users and carers with courtesy, care and compassion at all times, treating each person as an individual by offering a personalised service. Trust staff will adopt behaviours and attitudes which promote, supports and respects privacy and dignity in accordance with the Trust Dignity policies and dignity in care pledges. Staff are expected to challenge poor practice in relation to dignity and treat each other with respect.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCarol JohnsonJob titleUrology Speciality CoordinatorEmail addresscarol.johnson@ulh.nhs.ukTelephone number01205 446346

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome (where both the role and candidate are deemed suitable for a Tier 2 visa) and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust's core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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