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Ward Clerk

Band 2

Main area
Surgery Wards
Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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£17,460 to £18,702 pro rata per annum
24/02/2019 23:59

We are one of the country’s top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside – one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We are rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East’s largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.



We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our admin team at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to provide administrative and clerical cover to the New Ambulatory Care Unit at NSECH. The post holder should have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of PAS and the ability to work with minimum supervision are essential. The post holder must be available to work between the hours of 0700 - 2030 seven days a week with the possibility of extending until 2200.   They may be required to work at other sites within the Trust.


Previous experience of office or reception duties, Knowledge of Patient Administration Systems, Knowledge of Data Protection Act and Patient Confidentiality, Excellent Communication skills, including telephone manner, Excellent organisational skills, Customer Care skills, Ability to work as part of a team, Ability to show initiative, Self motivated, Ability to work with minimal supervision.


Essential Criteria

  • Basic computer skills

Desirable Criteria

  • ECDL
  • NVQ Customer Care

Closing date

  • 24th February 2019



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Contact:  Debbie Bell  01670 529475



If you have problems applying, contact

0191 203 1415 option 2