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Medical Secretary

Band 3

Main area
Temporary Staffing
Band 3
Temporary Staffing
Full and Part Time
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£16,968 - £19,852 pa pro rata
23/05/2018 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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We welcome applications from both Medical Secretaries and Support Medical Secretaries to join the Trust’s Temporary Staffing Team.

As a member of Temporary Staffing you will provide an effective medical secretarial service to the Consultant Surgeon and his/her clinical team. A strong sense of teamwork and commitment to maintaining high standards is essential to this position. As a successful candidate, your assignments will initially be as Support Medical Secretary until you have gained adequate experience.

Temporary Staffing is an ideal way of beginning a career in the Trust, offering flexible working hours and the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of different areas. We can offer a competitive salary, paid holiday entitlement and entry into the NHS pension scheme. In addition, we are able to provide training to enable you to work across the Trust.


Experience of audiotyping is essential to this role
AMSPAR/Knowledge of medical terminology and/or equivalent experience is desirable
Good general standard of literacy and numeracy
Good IT and keyboard skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Knowledge of the Trust’s Patient Administration System (PAS) is desirable, although training can be provided
Experience of working in a secretarial role within an office environment
Experience of working within a customer focused environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Understanding of the need for confidentiality
Good organisational skills, with the ability to be flexible and prioritise own workload
Flexible, team player

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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.

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