Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Bands 2 & 3

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Bands 2 & 3
Full and Part Time
Job ref
Churchill Hospital
£15,404 - £19,852 per annum
30/05/2018 23:59
Interview date

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



Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference and at the same time learn valuable new skills? Our administrative staff provide essential support to the clinical teams striving to ensure the patients’ experience is what we would expect for our own family and friends. Because we understand and value the contribution of administrative staff in our teams we invest in training and development to make sure our staff are equipped with the right skills and knowledge.

We can offer you a range of flexible working options to suit your individual situation and in return expect you to be motivated and hard working with a positive approach to providing excellent customer service. These roles offer you the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills that will equip you well as your career progresses. We can also offer apprenticeships or further workplace training to help your career development. NHS experience is not essential as full training will be given.

The following posts are currently available:

Band 2 Clerical Officer – an entry level job that will give you an insight into working for the NHS and help you develop important admin skills. Responsibilities include covering reception and finding medical records. Salary starts at £15,404 plus living wage allowance of £968.00.

Band 3 Assistant Specialty Co-ordinator – these assistant roles are the next step up the admin career path and may suit someone with some experience in an admin role. Responsibilities include making appointments and dealing with queries from patients. Salary starts at £16,968

Band 3 Chemo Co-ordinator Roles – situated within our very busy Day Treatment Unit, again would suit someone with some experience in an admin role. Responsibilities include managing Echo referrals, chasing up prescriptions for delivery of chemotherapy, dealing with patient queries and ensuring data captured on the relevant health care records. Salary starts at £16,968

We will be holding an assessment open day on Friday, 8th June 2018. This will give you the chance to learn more about the roles that we have on offer and more about the department you will be working in. On the day there will be a technical test (to test for basic admin skills), a group assessment and a short individual interview. (If you have up to date references, please bring them along with you)

If you aren’t sure which job to apply for, please submit an application anyway (be sure to fill in the additional information section!) and we can talk you through the best option at the assessment open day.

For more information or an informal chat please call any of the numbers below:
Christina Jones– 01865 235259
Carol Clarke – 01862 235187
Kayleigh Simmons – 01865 226223
Nicole Clarke – 01865 235990

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Applicant requirements

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.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Christina Jones – 01865 235259
Ellie Burke – 01865 223849
Carol Clarke – 01862 235187
Kayleigh Simmons – 01865 226223

If you have problems applying, contact

01865 227812