We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate/s to join our team in supporting the delivery of patient care. The role is essential in supporting the secretarial teams as The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust sites move towards the delivery of the electronic patient record and design new ways of working that improve efficiency and job satisfaction, across all secretarial teams.
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. A good understanding of the role of the Medical Secretary including previous Medical Secretary experience is required. Good organisational and planning skills with excellent communication and time management skills. The ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and the ability to manage and support staff through change. A positive attitude to change and implement changes to meet service demand.
There are 2 posts available, both full time, one permanent and one fixed term for 12 months.
Main duties of the job
As Supervisor of the Medicine Centre Medical Secretaries the post holder is responsible (unsupervised) for the day-to-day management of the Medical Secretaries to effectively lead, supervise, co-ordinate and direct the activities of the team to ensure a high class service to the Consultants, their teams and out patients and their families within the Centres using acquired in-depth knowledge and experience of service. It is essential that the post holder can exercise independent judgement based on proven extensive experience of PA/Medical Secretary roles within the NHS whilst always maintaining a high level of confidentiality and diplomacy.
Working for our organisation
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.
Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust's catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east. The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire); Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin); and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) - all beautiful and unique.