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Ward Clerks

Hours: 2 part-time positions, hours negotiable by agreement
Salary: FTE £16,689 - £17,788 per annum
Location: Based at Eden Valley Hospice, Carlisle

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice is a registered charity providing specialist palliative care for adults, young people and children across Cumbria. We are seeking to recruit two experienced Ward Clerks to directly support our Adult and Children’s Services on a part-time basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Ward Clerk to work within the clinical areas providing a high standard of administration support to nursing, medical and family support teams to ensure the smooth running of the services. The role will be responsible for maintaining a computerised patient record (EMIS Web), medical correspondence, preparing documentation, organising filing systems, acting as first point of contact for visitors, relatives, carers and professionals both face-to-face and via the telephone, and informing and making arrangements with partnering services regarding patients.

The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work well as part of a team. Strong organisational skills are essential with the ability to work methodically to prioritise a demanding workload, whilst remaining calm under pressure and working towards time-sensitive deadlines. Excellent IT skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office programmes and maintain and accurately enter data to electronic systems are crucial. The candidate will have understanding that confidentiality is of prime importance with the ability to work with sensitive information and work in areas where emotional situations arise.

The Hospice offers a warm and friendly working environment. We offer training and development opportunities and a range of staff benefits.

For further information regarding this role please download details below:

Job Description and Person Specification

Downloadable Application Form

Closing date: 9 am, Tuesday 7 May 2019

Interview dates: Thursday 9 May and Monday 13 May 2019

Eden Valley Hospice & Jigsaw is an equal opportunity employer.

All posts are subject to recruitment checks.

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