Clerical Officer/Receptionist

Job ID: 781716
Location: Middlewich
Category: Medical
Salary: 15,404 to 18,157 pa negotiable
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Job Reference: 412-DCSS-277

Employer:Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Radiology DepartmentLocation:Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Rd, CreweSalary:15,404 to 18,157 pa

If you are flexible, hardworking and enjoy a challenge, apply, contact and visit the department now! This post is for an Clerical officer/Receptionist within our team.
The Department of Medical Imaging consists of a focused team of clinical and clerical staff working together to provide a first class service to all our patients/visitors who visit the department. We work based across two sites: Leighton and the Victoria Infirmary site at Northwich and cover across both sites is required.
As a whole the clerical team has 20+ members of staff who provide reception and full clerical support for the Department. We also organise/liaise with all our patients/visitors to us with regards to appointments.
General duties/skills for Clerical Officer/Receptionist members of staff include:
* Accurate data inputting / good typing speeds
* Answering the telephone, taking messages as necessary
* Greeting of patients and visitors to the department
* Excellent customer service skills
* Diplomacy (dealing with difficult and distressing patients/visitors)
* Supporting other team members
* Having general IT competency and confidence
* Ability to learn transfer of images via electronic systems to other hospitals
* Ability to work under pressure
* Be able to maintain Departmental aims and objectives
You must be flexible in your working pattern as the Clerical Officer/Receptionist role requires a rota to be covered which includes weekend working. Core hours will be agreed with the successful applicant on commencement.
Experience of accurate data inputting, MS word and outlook, together with assertiveness skills are desirable.
If you are self-motivated, assertive, reliable, flexible and would like to join our team, we would welcome your application.
A general skill test will take place at interview.
It is essential that you contact and visit the department upon application if you wish to be considered for this post. Please contract Natalie Burton on 01270 612153.

MCHFT is rated 'Good' by the CQC, has the best results of all acute trusts in England and our Maternity Unit has been named as Midwifery Service of the Year.
In recent years, we have invested in clinical expansion and now have cutting edge clinical facilities including Critical Care and state-of-the-art theatres.
The Trust has a 'Stronger Together' clinical partnership with University Hospital North Midlands and is part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.
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3 VALUES AND BEHAVIOUR Recruitment is based on the Trust's values and behaviours which can be viewed on our website.
4 PROBATIONARY PERIOD Appointments are subject to a probationary period of 6 months.
5 DBS DISCLOSURE where a DBS is appropriate you will be required to pay for the disclosure
8 EXPENSES MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses.
Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact a member of the Recruitment Team on 01270 273937 at the earliest opportunity and we'll be happy to discuss this with you.
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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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Job Type:Fixed term (9 months initially- Approx April 2018)Working pattern:Various hours available (Up to 18hours max) including weekend shiftsPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:2Staff Group:Administrative & ClericalSpecialty/Function:Diagnostics

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:26/07/2017Contact Name:Natalie BurtonEmail Address:natalie.burton@mcht.nhs.ukTelephone:01270 612153

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