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Support Service Secretary

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Admin Forensic Clifton House, York, United Kingdom £19,737 - £21,142 pa
Permanent & Full-time NHS_GsBff2HgucNG

Support Service Secretary

Job Reference: 173-46320-FOR

Employer: Department: Administration Location: Admin Forensic Clifton House, York Salary: £19,737 - £21,142 pa

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We are offering the opportunity to join the administration support services within the Forensic Service.

The Forensics service is forward thinking and strives for excellence in the delivery of quality specialist care. We are looking for a committed, reliable and skilled secretary to join our administrative support service.

You will be an experienced team player who has proven secretarial experience who can deliver an accurate high quality standard of work. You will be self-motivated, able to achieve agreed deadlines and able to work with all levels of multidisciplinary teams and three consultants.

You will be able to prepare for meetings, take effective minutes and follow up any actions as necessary.

You will have excellent audio typing skills with a high level of accuracy.

The role will require excellent communication skills, proven organisational skills, word processing skills to a high level, proven skills surrounding electronic systems i.e. Microsoft package, in-house patient record systems or similar, the ability to cover for colleagues completing various tasks consummate with the role. You will be covering as necessary the cashiering service to Patients providing a financial facility enabling patients to access their funds whilst in hospital. You will have the ability to work independently but able to accept direction from the Admin Team Coordinator as required.

You will be someone who enjoys diversity in their working day who is able to work with a team to problem solve and overcome issues as they arise, approaching the admin team coordinator for assistance when required.

You will be flexible to the service requirements working as part of a front line service able to further enhance the service already being provided.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Sleighthholme 01904 294100

All applications submitted will be held by TRAC.systems and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated 'at risk of redundancy' will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are 'at risk of redundancy' or 'affected by change' please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

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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