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Ward Secretary

NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Closing date
27 Jun 2021

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In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe, caring and respectful way.

As a ward secretary based at Ayrshire Central Hospital you will provide a comprehensive, confidential secretarial service to clinical and nursing staff within an inpatient setting.

You will be educated to 'O' Grade / Standard Grade Credit / National 5 level in English and Maths and possess an SVQ Level III in Business Administration or equivalent experience. You will also have a recognised IT qualification as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and PowerPoint). Advanced keyboard skills with proven secretarial, minute taking, electronic filing systems management and electronic diary management experience are essential.

Experience of working in an NHS environment with an understanding of NHS interdisciplinary networks is desirable. You will also have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and have the ability to work effectively and efficiently whilst integrating as part of a team. You must also have the ability to adhere to strict maintenance of confidentiality. The ability to work unsupervised whilst using your own initiative is essential as well as being able to work to challenging timescales by organising and prioritising your workload and having the flexibility to adapt to change and last-minute demands.

A car owner/driver is desirable as you may be required to travel across various sites/bases within Ayrshire & Arran.

Hours: 30 per week working: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

This post is Fixed Term or period of Secondment for 9 months.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Lesley Bramwell, CPA Co-ordinator / Business Administration Manager, Tel: (01294) 323348 or email
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