Medical Secretary Band 4

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 4 days ago
  • September 20, 2021
  • £22,549 - £24,882

Medical Secretary Band 4

We are looking for a medical secretary to provide comprehensive secretarial, administrative and support to the Consultant Psychiatrist’s for Adult Community Mental Health, based at Foundation House in Taunton.

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of  Health services in Somerset and the surrounding area. We work in partnership to improve the health and wellbeing of patients and their families by providing safe and responsive services of the highest quality.


Main duties of the job


Booking appointments

Taking calls

Transcribing letters

Arranging meetings

Minute taking

Supervising junior colleagues


Working for our organisation


An opportunity to join a friendly and hardworking team, striving to offer the best mental health support to the people of Taunton and surrounding areas.

We are keen to support the development of our colleagues and offer training, supervision and support.

We are based on the edge of the Quantock Hills on the outskirts of the thriving town of Taunton.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful applicant will be able to prioritise their workload and be an effective communicator with clients, their carers/relatives, members of the multidisciplinary team and other health care professionals

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • • Diploma level/NVQ 3 in Business Administration or equivalent. • ECDL or equivalent (or equivalent/working towards). • RSA Stage III or equivalent typing/word processing including audio typing. • Level 3 Leadership & Management or willing to work towards.
  • • In depth knowledge of and experience of advanced use of Microsoft Office applications, namely Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and also Outlook email system. • Audio Typing Skills and/or ability to take dictation. • Knowledge of medical terminology. • At least 3 years’ experience of working at a senior secretarial level.• Experience of using Microsoft Office packages e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook. • Experience of setting up and maintaining office systems.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £22,549 - £24,882
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical / Reception
  • Disability Confident
Job Location