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Medical Secretary

Reference

PRI61732

Location

Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£23,718.55 per annum

Hours

37.5

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

Kent House is a 17-bedded Tier 4 low secure hospital for young people aged 12 – 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an OFSTED-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment. 
The service is set in a rural environment with close links and transport to the local community and amenities.

We provide care for the young people admitted to Kent House Hospital in the least restrictive way and we adhere to the values and principles of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). We are members of the Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS to measure and improve the quality of our care and treatment

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Medical Secretary to join our team based in Kent.


In this role you will be working a 37.5 hour week providing an efficient, professional and effective secretarial and administrative support within Kent House.

Your responsibilities:

- Provides 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.
- Recognises the level of importance of particular enquiries, issues or callers and applies the appropriate prioritisation to ensure the highest level of service.
- Ensures 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.
- Updates patient details within Priory database systems, ensuring accuracy of all data input.
- Handles all external and internal enquiries relating to the individual or department, directing queries as appropriate.


What do we need from you?
•  Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background.
•  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.

Our Benefits:
•  25 days annual Leave
•  A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
•  Career development
•  Flexible benefits including preferential rates and access to schemes such as: gym membership, healthcare cash plan and shopping discounts
•  Free meals and parking on site 

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Medical_Secretary.pdf

Closing Date

30/06/2022