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Medical Support Secretary

Band 3

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Band 3
Part time: 18.75 hours per week (happy to discuss flexible working)
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Crawford House
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum, pro rata
28/02/2020 23:59

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic Support Medical Secretary to work within the Greater Manchester Universities Student Mental Health Service based at Crawford House, Oxford Road. This is a part time post working 18.75 hours over 5 days per week, Monday – Friday. This will be negotiable

You should have a sound knowledge of medical terminology and have the ability to work without direct supervision, be able to prioritise and manage workloads. You will be the first point of contact and communication for general practitioners, consultant colleagues, nursing staff, psychologists, administrative, students, relatives and outside agencies.

You will provide professional and efficient secretarial and administrative support to the consultants and medical teams.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

 Rose Hylton, Dr T Alnuamaani or Simon Postlethwaite on 0161 271 0160


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