Non Clinical - Medical Secretary Supervisor

  • Department Surgery, Oncology & Haematology
  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/07/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-MSS-605
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time Part time Job share Flexible working Home or remote working 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and conscientious team supervisor to provide comprehensive admin support whilst supervising a team of medical secretaries and other admin staff within the Surgery, Oncology & Haematology departments at the Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Hospital Trust. 

Main duties of the job

Applicants should have previous experience in supervising/managing staff or demonstrate they have the ability to develop in this area.  Have excellent high level administration skills including advanced/accurate keyboard skills.  Good organisational and planning skills with excellent communication and time management skills. 

The successful applicant will be joining the team at a busy time and helping support the secretarial team in moving from SemaHelix to System C’s Careflow Patient Administration System (PAS). It is essential that applicants have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop strong working relationships across multi-disciplinary teams.

Strong leadership skills would be advantageous, the post holder will have a positive attitude to change and implement changes to meet services demands, have the ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision and ability to manage and support staff through change.

Working for our organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you a great opportunity to work within supportive friendly teams, with excellent professional NHS job development opportunities.

Flexible working, part time and job share applications will all be considered for this role.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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