CLERICAL OFFICER

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Dunfermline
Posted
13 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
MENTAL HEALTH & LEARNING DISABILITIES SERVICE
LYNEBANK HOSPITAL, DUNFERMLINE
CLERICAL OFFICER
REF NO: FW901/02/19AC
SALARY: £17,460 – £19,470 PRO RATA
BAND 2 – HOURS: 16 (4 HOURS PER DAY / 4 DAYS PER WEEK)

The Learning Disability Service provides inpatient and community care services on a Fife-wide basis for people with varying degrees of learning disability from mild to multiple and complex. We require a part-time Clerical Officer, to provide admin / clerical support to the medical secretarial team. You will also provide a full administrative and secretarial service to clinical and medical staff engaged in Care Programme Approach processes. You will also be involved in Health Record management.

Relevant and up-to-date admin / clerical experience is required as is the ability to prioritise and deal with the day to day workload in a busy environment. You will be required to work both independently and as part of a team. Hours will be worked to meet the needs of the service which may include changing your working days if this is required (not weekend).

You should be educated to Standard Grade (or equivalent) with passes in English and Arithmetic. You must also have good keyboard / typing skills with the ability to work on your own initiative. Good organisational & listening skills are essential as well as a flexible approach to working. A Level of English language competency and communication skills necessary to perform this role safely and effectively is required.

The role requires interaction with clients & carers and you will be required to develop a level of understanding of mental health and learning disability issues, a caring, patient and calm nature is essential. You must be able to lift and handle quantities of casenote folders, and to bend and stretch to retrieve and file case notes, and to load / unload and navigate case note trolleys. You will be expected to attend in-house training opportunities for personal development and ongoing learning. Reasonable knowledge of the NHS is desirable and knowledge of medical terminology and/or previous experience of working in a health care setting will be advantageous. You will at times be required to travel between locations within Fife.

For informal enquiries, please contact Mrs Shiona Drylie, Clinical Support Supervisor on.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number. Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 22nd FEBRUARY 2019

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