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Ward Clerk

Band 3

Main area
Specialised Services
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
267-SS2258540
Site
Littlemore Hospitals
Town
Oxford
Salary
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum
Closing
27/02/2020 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.


 

A new and exciting vacancy opportunity for a Band 3 Admin and Clerical person has arisen on Lambourn House-Pre-discharge unit (Forensics services). We are interested in recruiting a highly motivated and committed Administrator with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills to join our team. We are seeking someone who is looking to gain more experience and skills in working in an in-patient ward environment or for a more experienced band 3 Admin who is wishing to further develop the range and breadth of their knowledge and skills with a view of further opportunities and development.

Lambourn house is an open facility and we provide care to 15 patients. It is a mixed ward and all our patients comes from the forensic services to consolidate their rehabilitations before discharge in the community. We aim to provide the highest standard of care in a safe and caring way. We use the recovery model ensuring that the care provision is collaborative, holistic, individualized and most important of all promoting independence

We are looking for a motivated, team player to provide administrative support to our enthusiastic staff team. Applicants should be highly driven with a willingness to learn. If successful you will be part of the well-established multi-disciplinary team including modern matron, psychologist and consultant. You will be expected to work closely with the manager and the main part of your role will involve

Typing of letters, reports etc., as required, answering the telephone, taking messages and helping with enquiries, maintaining ward diary, checking that stationary supplies are adequately stocked and ordering when necessary via the computer ordering system, faxing/sending patients’ notes and discharge summaries as required, contacting the Estates Department to carry out repairs, checking work has been undertaken to satisfaction, keeping ward office organized and tidy, preparing documents, leaflets and folder for new patient’s admission, general scanning/uploading to electronic health records including patient etc.

We would encourage you to give us a call to discuss the role and welcome visits from interested applicants.

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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

Ehsan Meethoo on 01865902478.