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Medical Secretary

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Reference

PRI18684

Location

Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary

Circa £9.60 per hour, dependant on experience

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and is a 85 Bed Hospital with various Wards varying from Addictions, Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, Huntingdon’s and Dementia.

Job Advert Role Description

Please note this is a fixed term contract for 9 months.

 

The Role:

  • To provide efficient and effective secretarial support to an individual or a department, including typing, telephone enquiries, diary management, meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate.
  • Recognising the level of importance of particular enquiries, issues or callers and applies the appropriate prioritisation to ensure the highest level of service.
  • Ensuring that all documentation is correctly filed, in order that financial, regulatory and other auditors can be satisfied via the efficient recovery of key documents of initial entry.
  • Updating patient details within Priory database systems, ensuring accuracy of all data input.
  • Handling all external and internal enquiries relating to the individual or department, directing queries as appropriate.

 

Generally, the role holder will work within existing procedures and processes, however, there will occasionally be the need for more adaptive thinking, particularly when dealing with patients, and their relatives etc.

 

 

Experience Required

  • The role holder should be educated to GCSE (Grades A-C) or equivalent standard, and should possess excellent keyboard skills and an intermediate level of proficiency for the standard range of office applications. An understanding of medical terminology is required, as are audio-typing abilities.
  • Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background.
  • A strong sense of responsibility & ownership
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent written and face to face communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
  • Quality orientation

 

What we offer

Comprehensive continued personal development training with an additional £1000 to spend on CPD within your first year of service*

  • Career development opportunities with available exposure to other services lines within the Hospital
  • Starting 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increased up to 30 days with continued service)
  • Birthday Holiday - (Yes an extra day’s holiday for your birthday!)
  • Onsite highly subsidised restaurants
  • Free on-site parking
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards such as Cycle to work scheme

 

*terms & conditions apply.     

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

24/06/2018