Non Clinical - Ward Clerk - Paediatric Unit

  • Department Ward 19 Paediatrics
  • Salary £18,005.00 – £19,337 per annum
  • Closing Date 16/06/2021
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-TWC-357
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent / Fixed Term
  • Hours Part time and full time hours available

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic team within the Paediatric Unit.

The successful applicant will need to have experience dealing with the general public; they will have good IT skills and remain calm under pressure in this challenging role.  A good telephone manner, confidence and a positive helpful manner is essential.  Duties will include answering the telephone, filing, using the SEMA and booking appointments.

Full training will be provided for the successful candidate.

The successful applicant will find this role challenging, exciting and rewarding. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and wish you every success.

1 permanent position 37.5 hours (part time hours considered)

1 x fixed term contract for 12 months. (30 hours)

*Please note this vacancy may close early if a high number of applications are received*

Main duties of the job

The postholder will be expected to provide clerical, administrative and information technology support to medical, nursing and other staff in relation to the patients being cared for within the Unit.  Although primarily based within a particular area/ward, the postholder may be required to work anywhere in the trust to cover short term absence.

Working for our organisation

You will be part of a group of employees which comprises of doctors, nursing staff, support staff and clerical/administrative staff who provide a high standard of service to children, young people and their families.


Further details/informal visits contact:

Name:  Charlotte Davies

Title: Ward Manager

Email: charlotte.davies10@nhs.net

Tel: 01952 641222 ext 4539

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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