Directorate Clerk

Recruiter
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
19 Nov 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Ref
275-2011DCTP-02
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Do you have the ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People ?

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. This includes the promotion of flexible working opportunities across the Trust, we are able to give our employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work.

Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

Directorate Clerk

Division: Unplanned and Integrated Care

Band: 2

Salary: £18,005 - £19,337 per annum/pro rata

Interview date: Week Commencing 23 November 2020

We are recruiting for a Directorate Clerk who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best of People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the flow of medical records in this busy department, tracking and delivering large volumes of notes to a variety of locations across the hospital.

As a Directorate Clerk you will be a vital part of the Typing pool team. Your key responsibilities will be to print and file medical correspondence appropriately, sending copies to patients and external agencies as directed by the typists.
In addition to supporting the Typing Pool Team, the Directorate Clerks work with all medical specialties to ensure that medical records are available for audits, inpatient and outpatient appointments throughout the hospital. They are also responsible for collecting medical records from a central Transit area and delivering them to medical specialty administrative teams located across the hospital site.

The Trust offers a number of apprenticeships and training opportunities in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Clinical Support Work, Research and Innovation, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.

Our hope is that our education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.

The Trust is committed to the protection of children, young people, their families and vulnerable adults accessing its services. Promoting the message that "safeguarding is everyone's business" is vital to ensure our patients are protected and safe from abuse. To this end you must comply with Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sahra Ulusow

Service Manager

sahra.ulusow@nhs.net

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This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.

Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.

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