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Ward Clerk X 2

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Shift pattern
Job ref
£17,460 - 18,702
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WARD CLERK X 2         ACUTE MEDICAL UNIT (AMU) MEDICAL DIRECTORATE ROYALDEVON & EXETERHOSPITAL(WONFORD) REF:CLOSING DATE:   This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy successful applicants will be required to undertake a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check   DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE   This is a substantive post   We are looking for 2 enthusiastic and motivated people to join the Acute Medical Unit administration team in a ward clerk role.The Acute Medical Unit is linked to the Emergency Department and GP services and is based at the RD&E main hospital site. Our team is made up of an Admin Services Manager, an Admin Line Manager, a Team Leader and there are 18 members of our friendly dedicated admin staff. We have a team of Ward Consultants and Doctors as well as Ward Matrons and Nursing staff to look after. The Acute Medical Unit deals with approximately 21,000 admissions per year and is an exciting and stimulating place to work.You will deal with referrals from the Emergency Department and also from GP’s, admitting patients onto the ward and dealing with their subsequent pathway through the hospital. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a pleasant telephone manner.It is essential that you have the ability to deal with patients calmly, sensitively and efficiently both on the telephone and in person. You will need to have the ability to use your own initiative, prioritising your workload to meet the changing needs of the department. If you feel you would be able to meet the demands of this challenging and rewarding role, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Working pattern: 3 days per week (22.5 hours per week) to include 1 weekend day per month on a rolling 4 week rota. Key to this role is the ability to be flexible to cover periods of annual leave and sickness Please contact Kate McBay (Admin Team Leader) for a copy of the rota and to arrange a visit to the department on 01392 402858 or email

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Kate McBay 01392 402858

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Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
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01392 403936 or 403758

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