Administrative Assistant, Emergency Department (MRI)

Band 2

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Emergency Department Administrative Assistant
Band 2
37.5 hours per week
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MRI Adult A&E
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum
20/02/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, lots of initiative, drive and enthusiasm and a real desire to be part of a consistently developing emergency service? Are you hard working, friendly and committed to delivering a high standard of customer care? Then read on!

We’re one of the country’s leading Major Trauma Centres and, accordingly, always at the forefront of new and exciting opportunities within the NHS. We’re also one of the busiest departments in the north west and see over 100,000 new patients per year. Supported by an exceptional clinical team of colleagues who work at the forefront of development and innovation, we’re consistently looking at ways of improving current working practices too. Indeed, as an ever changing and adapting department, the future is never planned out as we consistently embrace change and new developments. We’re looking to improve the layout of the Emergency Department within the next few years too, which in turn will enhance our ability to improve working environments and offer more scope for change.

Right now, we’re looking for an Administrative Assistant who’s not afraid of change. In fact, we want someone who truly embraces change and innovation and wants to join a diverse team in a busy but rewarding emergency department where they can work both independently and as part of the multi-disciplinary team. Operating within the clearly defined limits of our policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines, and as part of a team, you’ll aid the smooth running of the A and E Department and reflect high quality customer care in all your daily activities. The work will be varied too, and include supporting the achievement of the Emergency Access Target and contributing towards Departmental finances by paying special attention to the accuracy and completeness of data needed under Payment by Results. All training required to undertake the post will be provided, in addition to support for your personal and professional development. And, as well as encouraging your progression, via our appraisal process you'll also have the opportunity to access relevant training through the Trust's Organisation, Training and Development department.

This role is shift working and you will be required to work over 5 days covering early, late, weekends and nights. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and therefore you can also expect to work bank holidays.

Please note although this position is full time, part time applicants may be considered but it must be clearly stated on your application the number of hours you are able to work.

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