Clinical Secretary Cardiology | East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Feb-23

Closing Date: 29-Mar-23

Location: Eastbourne, BN21 2UD

Salary: Not specified

Clinical Secretary Cardiology | East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Are you:
• Organised?
• Positive?
• Empathetic?
• Reliable?
• Solution focussed?
• IT literate
• Motivated to support the NHS?

Do you have:
• Customer service experience?
• A good work ethic?
• A “can do” attitude?
• Initiative?
• A passion to improve patient experience?
• A sense of accountability?

As a Clinical Secretary you will play a vital role in supporting the Cardiology clinicians. If you enjoy variety in a fast paced environment wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference and have the ability to work under pressure at times and you can answer “yes” to the above then we want to hear from you.

The successful candidate will need to deal with patients, clinicians and other staff members, ensuring high levels of customer service and attention to detail. You will have regular interaction with the secretarial management team and the departmental service manager. It is essential that you are able to demonstrate good interpersonal, verbal and written skills and have a “can do” attitude.

You will have a good level of IT literacy as you will be using multiple software packages.

Potential applicants should ensure they evidence the skills listed above in their application.

In return we offer our employees:
• Training & development including paid apprenticeships leading to valuable qualifications
• Career progression opportunities
• 27 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 33 days with continued service?
• Contributory pension scheme
• Flexible working patterns

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives which promotes our supportive and inclusive approach to staff health and wellbeing, career development and benefits.

Still not sure? drop an email to who can answer any queries you may have

We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

This advert closes on Monday 13 Mar 2023

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