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Ward Clerk

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Up to 30 hours per week
Job ref
£17,460 - £18,702 pro rata
25/01/2019 23:59

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and well motivated individual to join our team. The post holder will be expected to provide a range of Ward Clerk duties, including clerical support and reception duties within the Maternity Unit.

You will need to be self disciplined, motivated and be empathetic to all those you come into contact with. It is essential that you can prioritise your own workload, possess sound communication skills, work as part of a team, but also exercise initiative within set parameters.

We are looking for someone that adopts the Trusts principles of values and can demonstrate where they use these values in their motivations and drivers - in particular, their compassion, willingness to put the welfare of others above their own interests and personal accountability. The post holder must also be computer literate.

You will be part of a team of Ward Clerks, working shifts to cover the unit at all times (this includes evenings, nights, weekends and bank holidays). It is important applicants are aware that our service 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. This is not a position with fixed hours or shift patterns; we are seeking a fully flexible member of staff.

Please note:  Previous applicants need not apply

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

To visit the unit, or talk more about the role please contact either:

Admin Supervisor:
Denise McNaughton
01904 721279


Service Manager:
Steven Clark
01904 725582





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