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Medical Secretary

Band 4

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Medical Secretary
Band 4
22.5 hours per week (part time)
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RGH and St Cadoc's Hospital
£23,949 - £26,282 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Today at 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

We are looking for an experienced Medical Secretary to join us within the Sexual and Reproductive Health department . The post holder will be required to provide comprehensive secretarial support to our Consultants working between two sites. These sites being RGH in Newport and St Cadoc's Hospital, Caerleon. 

You will be expected to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and be flexible and adaptable in your approach to work.  You must be able to work on your own initiative, use tact and diplomacy where appropriate and possess excellent communication and keyboard skills.  

Knowledge of hospital systems would be beneficial.

Main duties of the job

To provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Consultants and and wider medical team.

Works independently to defined policies and procedures and manages own workload.

See job description attached for further details 

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world- class healthcare service fit for the future

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification

Typing /Keyboarding skills

Essential criteria
  • Typing RSA II/III or equivalent word processing/Keyboarding skills
Desirable criteria
  • MedSecs Trained


Essential criteria
  • NHS experience
Desirable criteria
  • Office experience

IT Skills

Essential criteria
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft packages
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of using Micorsoft packages

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Tracy Davies
Job title
Systems and Administration Manager
Email address
Telephone number
07977 269663