Ophthalmology Support Typist


Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£20,330 - £21,777 pa/pro rata


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

A support typist is required to assist our consultant PA’s in a busy and pressurised area within the Ophthalmology Directorate. The ideal candidate will have an organised approach to their work, a keen eye for detail and be a good team player. The candidate will be to RSAII standard with a view to gaining experience of the consultant secretarial role and learning all aspects of secretarial and administrative duties. The role will also include any administrative roles that the departments sees fit to meet the needs of the growing service.

A typing test will be required as part of the interview process

Hours: 27 hours per week covering Monday – Friday within core hours

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Dat: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Beverley Allen

Job title Ophthalmology Business Manager

Email address beverley.allen@uhd.nhs.uk

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-HK-10413

Closing Date: 2022-04-10

Interview Date: 21/04/2022

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