Current vacancies at the Trust

Associate Medical Secretary

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Vascular Surgery
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
196-COF3065
Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
St Thomas' Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£21,168 - £24,051 Inc HCA
Closing
26/06/2017 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.



Guy's and St Thomas' is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK, with an annual turnover of £1.2 billion, employing 13,200 staff.

Our administrative staff are vital to the smooth running of the services we provide and each and every one of them make a huge difference to the visitors to our hospital based in Westminster.

We are currently recruiting a full time Associate Medical Secretary to assist the Vascular Surgery Administrative Team in providing high quality support to consultants and clinical teams within the Vascular Surgery Department based at St Thomas’ Hospital.

You will provide administrative support to the consultants and members of the team through completing audio typing of letters, filing, collecting patient notes, opening and distributing post and acting as a central point for information and communication for the clinical team.

You will have excellent organisational, communication and IT skills and will be passionate about providing a high quality customer service to your patients and colleagues.

In addition, working in a team based environment, and the ability to deal with the sensitive nature of the work are essential.

Ideally you will have good general education and English and Maths to GCSE standard or equivalent. Previous NHS experience is desirable but not essential.

The role requires the ability to liaise with all disciplines of staff i.e. Directorate Managers, Consultants, Nurses and administrative colleagues, work well as part of a team, to be professional and personable at all times, able to multi-task as well as being able to work under pressure.

Candidates must be flexible to the needs of the service, attend meetings as and when necessary and have excellent communication skills.

Please note that the application process might close early if a sufficient number of suitable candidates’ applications have been received.

If you have not heard within two weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ann-Marie Eruero
Ann-Marie.Eruero@gstt.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Corporate-CEFRecruitment@gstt.nhs.uk
Corporate & CEF Recruitment Team
New City Court, Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond Road
London
SE1 9RT

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.