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Admin Support Secretary

Band 3

Main area
Haematology
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 Hours per week
Job ref
382-MED260-17
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£16,968 to £19,852 pro rata
Closing
25/10/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated person to provide secretarial support at Blackpool Victoria Hospital for the Haematology Department Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work within a team and use your own initiative.

The successful applicant should be computer literate with an understanding of Word, Excel, Outlook, the ability to undertake Audio Typing, also the successful applicant would be expected to provide cover to the Medical Secretary in the event of Annual Leave or Sickness absence and this will include answering telephone calls, consultant/doctors admin, emails, post etc.

A flexible, friendly approach is essential to this role

When applying for this position, it is essential that you read the job description and person specification. Please use the supporting information space to demonstrate your ability to undertake this role, drawing on your skills, knowledge and experience.

Please note, people reviewing your application will be seeking evidence that you meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

The role is 10 hours per week (can discuss days etc)

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Beavers - Administration Manager
01253-953267
joanne.beavers@bfwhospitals.nhs.uk

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Telephone
01253 951159