We have some lovely opportunities for anyone looking for a role in administration; we have a variety of roles starting with the basics through to roles that involve more complex administration. We also have a wide variety of working patterns, full and part time roles, permanent or fixed term too. The role is based within the Medical Secretarial Service at Broomfield Hospital, and comes with some great benefits including, a very generous holiday allowance, a brilliant pension and the opportunity to work with some great people. We offer a range of formal training with some great apprenticeships starting with the basics and going through the levels – if you qualify the Trust even offer apprenticeships that will lead all the way to a degree.
You need to have a can do attitude, a great deal of enthusiasm, be a good communicator and most importantly be prepared to learn. Good keyboard skills and some basic computer skills will also be needed. We look for applicants that can demonstrate that they are well organised, responsive and be able to work on own initiative. Currently we also have to manage physical patient health records so you need to be fit enough to lift up to 10kg – this is an essential requirement for the role.
You need to be aware that the salary offered will depend on NHS Service and/or transferable skills and experience. Do you want to know a bit more then take a look at the job description which also contains the person specification in the same document.
A range of administrative tasks involved in patient care including such tasks as, filing, scanning, sending letters, collecting post, retrieving messages on phones, populating spreadsheets and completing forms. Our more complex roles may involve tracking patients, collating diagnostic results, calling patients and supporting secretarial tasks.
The Medical Secretarial Service employs over 160 staff supporting the Trust consultants and their teams in 22 specialities with administrative and secretarial functions. The secretarial service is fundamental and forms the foundation for the support of all clinical activity. The role can be demanding at times, however, our friendly teams thrive on working hard and supporting each other to fulfil the job role.
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people. We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.
From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook – if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.
We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.
We look forward to your application.