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Personal Assistant/Medical Secretary

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Fixed term: 12 months
Part time: 30 hours per week
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Poole Hospital
Poole, Dorset
£21,892 - £24,157 pa pr
Salary period
27/11/2020 23:59
Interview date

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Personal Assistant/Medical Secretary to  support the Consultant Radiologists and Heads of Department in the Radiology Department  with the day to day administrative duties.

The applicant will need excellent secretarial skills, including,  comprehensive word processing, shorthand (desirable), audio, minute taking.  Organisational experience and effective time management is essential.  The applicant should have experience in a similar role.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 27/11/2020

Proposed Interview date: week commencing 07/12/2020

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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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Tracy Kerrigan-Maddox
Additional information

Tracy Kerrigan-Maddox, Radiology Administration Manager


0300 019 2763