York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Looking to gain experience in an administrative position within the healthcare sector?
Look no further, this is a great opportunity that has arisen for an Administrative Assistant to work within our dynamic and highly functioning secretarial team at Hull. The post will be based in the Cellular Pathology Department atHull Royal Infirmary.
This post will provide an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience of a broad range of skills for future development.
Main duties of the job
The main duties will include dealing with correspondence from service users, ensuring referral to treatment and cancer pathway targets are met, sorting the incoming and outgoing Cellular Pathology reports.
Primarily working with the team of Cellular Pathology Consultants and Cellular Pathology Laboratory Team, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, recent secretarial/administration experience. A sound knowledge of medical vocabulary would be an advantage, and essentially applicants will be proficient at audio-typing and have a working experience of digital dictation.
The applicant will be expected to have a flexible approach to work, extremely well organised, exercise excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure; and must be able to work effectively as a team member with a willingness to learn.
We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
- Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
- 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
- A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
- Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
- NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
- An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
- Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers
For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.
A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description.
Working for the Trust
Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind; we are open; and we pursue excellence.
Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.
Armed Forces Friendly Employer
We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.