The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is a District General Hospital providing acute services to the people of West Essex and East Hertfordshire and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering health care.
The values and standards of the hospital.The Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) adopted its standards and behaviours after consultation with over 400 staff and patients. PAH is one of the few organisations in the country that have successfully reduced complaints by 50% and continued to do so year on year since 2013 because of the focus on patient care and the Achieving Excellence Patient Experience Improvement programme.
The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst "building for excellence" and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.
The Trust is climbing the performance league tables and was shortlisted this year for the first ever National Compassionate Patient Care Award and finished runner-up in the 500 entry Guardian Public Service Award for measuring excellence.
Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minutes drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.
Is a busy and varied role something that gets your attention?
We are looking for some of the ‘Most Amazing Staff’ to work on our Most Amazing Unit as a Clerical Co-ordinator, Band 3.
As an integral member of the Acute Medicine Department the post holder will work with other Admin and clerical staff members of A&E, Medical Assessment Unit, Ambulatory Care and Saunders Short Stay Ward. You will be expected to provide clerical support to the Ward and Management Team and to provide and obtain data/information to assist in Clinical and Operational decision making.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and have previous experience of administration roles within an NHS Trust setting. You must also be flexible and able to work under pressure, possess excellent organisational skills, communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to prioritise your workload.
We want to hear from you if you are flexible, and are able to work on a rota basis between the hours of 08:00 to 22:00, 365 days a year (that includes weekends and all bank holidays). We will consider flexible working patterns if they are in line with the service needs.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Sankara Langley ext.2199
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