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Medical Secretary - Surgical Directorate

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Salisbury, United Kingdom £19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata if part time
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Medical Secretary - Surgical Directorate

Job Reference: 269-SFT5683

Employer: Department: Surgical Directorate Administration Team Location: Salisbury District hospital, Salisbury Salary: £19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata if part time

Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join the Surgical Directorate Secretarial Team at Salisbury District Hospital. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive range of administrative and secretarial support to the Consultants and their teams and the nursing team, will liaise with other departments and services, and respond effectively to enquiries from the general public, service users, and other colleagues. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic team player, be an experienced typist and will require GCSE English grade C or above, as well as audio typing and word processing skills to RSA level 2 or equivalent. A flexible approach to work is required with excellent communication skills.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jackie Privett

Deaprtment Coordinator General Surgery and Urology

017220 336262 ext 2276

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at Salisbury District Hospital, a daily charge applies. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through the bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, martial status and age.


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