An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to work across the Chronic Fatigue and Social Development Service.
Both Services are located in the Harrington Building of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, sharing the same admin office and are part of the Outpatient CAMHS.
The Social Development Clinic is a specialist referral service for the assessment and treatment of children with complex developmental disorders involving social impairment .
The Chronic Fatigue Service aims to enable patients to manage their symptoms independently and improve their own quality of life through the use of evidence-based interventions.
If you are a secretary who have a positive “can do” attitude with experience of using different systems and ready to learn new ones, who would like to make a difference in the life of our patients and families, then we would like to hear from you.
We are a very friendly and dedicated team with the goal to provide a high standard support to our patients and families.
In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to develop new skills.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for a positive team player to join our busy Admin Team. The qualities we are looking for are:
* Previous secretarial experience, preferable within the NHS or other Healthcare setting.
* Experience with using IT systems or quick learner.
* Possess strong time management skills.
* Are ready to take challenges and are not scared to ask for help.
* Ability to work on a team and also on their own initiative when needed
* Flexibility to provide cover for colleagues in case of leave.
* Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, attention to detail and able to manage difficult information is essential.
MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022.
We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.
At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.
14 February 2023
Agenda for change
£21,730 to £23,177 a year per annum
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.
MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Were looking forward to hearing from you!
Qualifications Academic/ Professional
- Computer literate/IT trained.
- Good basic numeracy and literacy skills
- Good Communication Skills.
- Able to work to deadlines.
- Ability to work within a team.
- Willingness to be trained.
- Customer care experience
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
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