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Medical Secretary

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Wokingham, United Kingdom £22,987 - £25,365 per annum (incl of HCAS)
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Medical Secretary

Job Reference: 371-MHW603

Employer: Department: OPMH Services Wokingham Location: Wokingham Salary: £22,987 - £25,365 per annum (incl of HCAS)

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:
  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions
We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.

Our Service:

The Wokingham Older Peoples Mental Health Service is looking for an enthusiastic and
caring medical secretary to join our friendly and innovative team. We are a multi-disciplinary team with specialist skills in caring for older people with mental health needs.

About you:

The post holder will work as a member of a wider admin team, primarily providing secretarial support to the consultant psychiatrists as well as a range of administrative tasks. You will need to have a flexible and proactive approach to office duties to ensure a smooth delivery of service to our patient group, carers and your colleagues. You will have excellent communication skills, and work to ensure effective processes and procedures are maintained across the service.

Experience of working with older people with a mental illness is desirable.

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don't hesitate to call Claire Leask on 0118 949 5101 or email: who'll be delighted to help.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold information or provide false or misleading information.

The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust's sites.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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