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Medical Secretary - INTERNAL

Band 4

Main area
Dermatology
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
001-AC309-1020-A
Site
University Hospital of Wales
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/11/2020 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

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


 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY CARDIFF AND VALE UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced full-time medical secretary to join The Dermatology Service, based at University Hospital of Wales and Llandough Hospital.

The post holders will look forward to a challenging and rewarding work environment, in which finding a balance between team working and utilising initiative is important. You will need to have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, good typing skills, strong time-management skills and be able to multi-task and prioritise your workload. The ability to foster positive working relationships & being a strong team player is essential.

The post holder will demonstrate a professional telephone manner to be able to liaise effectively with other teams, health boards and members of the public. The successful candidate will provide excellent administration and secretarial support, be an effective communicator, and have previous experience in a secretarial role, excellent IT skills and an eye for detail. The ability to work under pressure and deal sensitively with people who may be distressed at times is also required.

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

Closing date: 26th November 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Available Mon, Tues Weds, weekly

Lydia Sexton - Direcorate Support Manager

lydia.sexton@wales.nhs.uk

02920 742360