Medical Secretary

Prestwich, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M25 1DY
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Part time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Closes
17 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic individual who is experienced and able to undertake the role of a Medical Secretary.

The successful applicant will need to possess excellent administrative, secretarial and communication skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads and work under their own initiative. The ability to work cohesively with other members of the team is essential.

You will have a sound educational background with knowledge of computerised systems and good keyboard skills.

Experience in working in a similar environment would be advantageous.

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Completion of audio typing and/or dictation. Copy typing of clinical and non-clinical documentation, i.e. reports, discharge summaries, progress reports, using appropriate IT packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • To manage Consultants' diaries to ensure most effective use of time, and arrange meetings as appropriate. To organise all aspects of travel arrangements when required.
  • Preparation and circulation of papers for meetings, CPA reviews and extensive minute taking.
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries from internal and external agencies, patients and other staff. Using initiative to respond to enquiries on behalf of the Consultants and team or operating message taking system as appropriate.
  • Set up and maintain filing systems. Retrieval of information as required, using IT systems and Internet, as appropriate.
  • Assist the Consultants in the organisation of events as required, i.e. venues, invitations, materials etc.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, we'd love to hear from you.

Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor Applyor email Apply

Person specification

Application form and interview
Essential criteria
  • IT systems Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Audio typing and/or dictation
  • Secretarial experience
  • Minute taking skills


Desirable criteria
  • Experience in a secretarial post within an NHS setting
  • Line management experience


Application form and interview
Essential criteria
  • •Recognised competency based RSA/OCR level 3 or equivalent demonstrable experience


Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website www.. Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we ar

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Job Details

Medical Secretary

Prestwich, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Part time
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Type
Bank
Closes
17 Jul 2022

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