Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Medical Secretary

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
30/10/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


We are seeking a secretary to work for our leading Hepatology Consultants with a high degree of self-motivation and a strong team player to join our growing team. You will need to have significant experience as a secretary, good interpersonal skills excellent IT skills and a high attention to detail. You would be expected to have knowledge of medical terminology, and have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. You will work for designated consultants, but also work supporting the wider secretarial team, working under the direction of the Administration Manager.

A full-time (37.5 hours per week) position has arisen for a Medical Secretary in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Secretariat. We are looking for a dynamic energetic individual, who is seeking a challenging role. You should be a strong organiser with energy, commitment and a good sense of humour, who works well both on their own initiative and as part of a team.

We are looking for people with the right skills and who are aligned to our organisational values. We will commit to providing you with the opportunity to further develop your skills should you wish to progress your career at Oxford University Hospitals Trust.

If you enjoy working in a team environment with clear set deadlines, which offers lots of diversity, come join our friendly team.

Closing Date: 30/10/17
Planed Interview Date: 13/11/17

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sandra Hardy 01865 227551 sandra.hardy@ohu.nhs.uk
Sarah Reilly 01865223188 sarah.reilly@ouh.nhs.uk