Medical Secretary
Cygnet Stevenage

Job Reference: 004099

Location: Cygnet Stevenage

Closing Date: 29/05/2019

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours Per week: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services across 6 wards for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

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
• Birthday and anniversary leave
• 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.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.