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Receptionist / Driver - Urgent and Ambulatory Care

Band 2

Main area
Community Health Services
Band 2
Part-time hours per week
Job ref
Abingdon, Banbury, Bicester, Henley, Oxford, Witney
£17,460 to £19,020 per annum
05/04/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Do you want to work closely with GPs and Clinicians across the Oxfordshire County to support them to provide the Urgent and Ambulatory Care Vision of ‘A professional, patient-focused service committed to caring with dignity and respect’

Are you kind and compassionate with good communication skills? Are you calm under pressure and able to respond to patient queries in a sympathetic manner? Do you hold a UK driving licence?  Do you have basic computer and administration skills and an eye for detail?

The Urgent and Ambulatory Care Service (responsible for the provision of Out of Hours GP services across the County, working 7 days a week 365 days a year) is looking to recruit.

Receptionist/Drivers to join our pro-active, dynamic and dedicated Overnight Out of Hours Teams in various bases across Oxfordshire. 

We have a wide range of shifts available across all our locations (Banbury, Bicester, Oxford, Witney, Abingdon and Henley)  from Monday to Friday , 1800-2300, 2300-0800, and Saturday and Sunday between 0800-08:00 – this will be on a  4 week rolling rota.

Following a substantial training period, you will be responsible for; supporting GPs and Clinicians to manage the flow of patients and waiting rooms, drive clinicians to visit patients in their homes, general administrative duties and stock/equipment handling. 

You will work in close liaison with Driver/Receptionists at bases across the county within the service.

Flexibility to respond at short notice, be able to cover in the event of sickness and work planned extra hours to cover holiday is advantageous.

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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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ben Huffey Urgent Care Coordinator  at