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Medical Secretary Cardiothoracic Surgery

Band 4

Main area
Cardiothoracic Department
Band 4
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday))
Job ref
University Hospital of Wales
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum
Salary period
29/11/2020 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


The Cardiothoracic Department is a busy and growing service based at University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough.

We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual to join our secretarial team. You will need to be an experienced audio typist and possess excellent administration skills to undertake this demanding and fulfilling role as part of a hardworking and friendly team.   The role will include a range of duties including audio typing, word processing, waiting list mangement and booking, arranging outpatient appointments and being first point of contact for patient queries amongst other general administrative duties.

You must have the ability to work in a busy environment and possess excellent organisational skills, have the ability to use your own initiative and communicate well at all levels.  

We are searching for individuals who share our values, which are that:

• We care about the people we serve and the people we work with

• We trust one another

• We respect each other

• We take personal responsibility

• We treat people with kindness

• We act with integrity

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

Closing Date: 29th November 2020

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gayle Sheppard

Assistant Service Manager

02921 845931