Medical Secretary
Ref: CYG05404

  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • £18,000pa
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • We are currently recruiting for a Medical Secretary to provide comprehensive secretarial support to Consultants, Speciality Doctors, Associate Specialists, the therapy team and nurses, as required.

    Previous administrative experience in a customer-focused environment and experience of audio typing and minute taking are essential.

    In this role you’ll;

    • Provide a high standard of secretarial support to members of the medical team.
    • Establish a good working relationship with clinicians and professionals involved in patient care.
    • Understand and demonstrate the appropriate need for discretion and confidentiality relating to all patients.
    • Prioritise and produce high quality reports including admission, discharge summaries and mental health tribunal reports.
    • Minute taking and Typing CPA (Care Plan Approach) Reports/Minutes/Care Plan Outcomes and liaising with the CPA Office regarding the same.
    • Create and maintain all patient PC records and paper files

    We are looking for people who have;

    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate at all levels.  
    • Experience of working in administration within a busy environment.
    • Good oral and written communication.
    • Well-developed skills in word and excel and databases.
    • Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
    • Flexible and adaptable.
    • Responsible and service orientated.
    • Attention to detail.

    In return we’ll offer you;

    • Annual holiday entitlement
    • A package of support for staff health and wellbeing
    • A generous company Pension Scheme
    • Group Life Assurance Scheme
    • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
    • Subsidised Meals

    The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

    Security levels range between medium secure to rehabilitation services.

    Each service user has a bedroom with en suite facilities and a range of communal spaces including a gym, laundry, occupational therapy kitchen, therapy garden and woodland walkways down to the Elton Reservoir.


    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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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