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Ward Clerk

2

Main area
Medicine
Grade
2
Contract
Fixed term
Hours
Part time: 26.25 hours per week (4 week rolling rota)
Job ref
185-A-20-84320
Town
Exeter
Salary
£17,652 - £19,020 per annum pro rata
Closing
21/02/2020 23:59

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 fixed term contract for 6 months

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person 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: Average of 26.25 per week on a 4 week rolling rota. Please contact Kate McBay for a copy of the rota.

Key to this role is a requirement to cover periods of annual leave and sickness of colleagues

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.