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Receptionist/Ward Clerk

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5 Sep 2022
Join the team at Sturt House in Surrey as a Receptionist/Ward Clerk and enjoy a career where you will be valued and supported in everything you do. As you will be the first face that people will see, you will be required to be welcoming, professional, approachable, friendly and willing to work in a busy and fast paced environment. Communication and interpersonal skills are a key feature of the role, as the role holder will be interacting with patients and other service users constantly. Additionally, the role holder will need to be self-motivated and willing to learn and work as part of the Support Services/Admin team. At Elysium, we want the best for you. That's why you will have continuous access to a range of training courses to enable you to reach your career goals. After all, a better you means better care. That's what delivering great healthcare should feel like. Your responsibilities will include: Supporting the ward manager with general administration and providing clerical and typing duties Use of information technology to produce various documents and electronic information. Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications. Arrange and participate in meetings, conferences, and project activities. Maintaining and updating filing and record-keeping systems Updating of information (primary nurse lists, ward posters etc.) General upkeep and organisation of nurses office and ward managers office Assist wards as required, e.g. typing duties, stationery, recording of service user medical appointments, liaising with the Ward to ensure ward diary/Shared Calendar entries are updated/correspond etc. Occasionally attend CPAs and ward rounds, occasionally taking minutes (guidance will be provided)To be successful in this role, you will have: Knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes Keyboard skills Excellent organisational and communication skills Effective team member Efficient and enthusiastic Ability to respond to changes in service / adaptable / open to change Diplomatic Confident Excellent interpersonal skills Organises and prioritises own work within established procedures, but refers more complex issues to the relevant manager. Communications will be with service users, as well as with other staff, and will regularly require some judgement, as information will need to be gathered to facilitate correct administrative records. The nature of the role means that the role holder may very occasionally be faced with some challenging situations. What you will get: Annual Salary of £16,960 + Benefits The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off! Free meals and parking Wellbeing support and activities Career development and training Pension contribution Life Assurance Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more. About your next employer You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium. We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position. Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure
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  • Job Reference: 704908173-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £16,960
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent