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Support Medical Secretary

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Part time - 18.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke
Stoke- On Trent
£20,329 - £21,776 pro rata
20/01/2022 23:59

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Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Medical Secretary  within the Cardiology admin at The University Hospitals of the North Midlands Trust (UHNM). 

This is an exciting post for someone with Medical secretarial experience.  Previous experience of working within a Medical Secretary environment is essential.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will need to demonstrate good communication skills, flexibility, reliability and have an organised approach to work.  Working as part of a team of Medical Secretaries, you will support with the management of waiting lists, typing of clinical letters, theatre scheduling, clinic utilisation along with daily office duties as required by the clinical team. 

The post holder will have skills in all areas of administrative functions to enable them to support the patient pathway.

The post will be based at Royal Stoke University Hospital but may require cross site working and there may be a need for the post holder to travel between Royal Stoke University Hospital (Stoke-on-Trent) and the County Hospital (Stafford) sites.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Gemma Horton 

(see contact details)  

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Good general education to include GCSE English or equivalent
  • RSA III word processing or equivalent


Essential criteria
  • Secretarial/clerical background
Desirable criteria
  • Audio typing experience

knowledge & Skills

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office package.
  • Knowledge of patient administration and other related systems
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Further details / informal visits contact

Gemma Horton
Job title
Operational Services Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01782 675942
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