Main duties of the job


This key role requires excellent secretarial, communication and organisational skills, together with providing day to day secretarial and administrative services including audio typing skills with medical terminology. 

Duties will include relief secretarial cover, including diary management, supporting meetings, email management. You will also need to have a flexible approach, having the ability to assess situations and prioritise incoming information. You will need to be able to work from your own initiative and as part of a team.

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will be a key member of the medical secretary team providing an accurate and confidential administration service to the Clinical Specialty and its associated work streams. The post holder will support the consultants, junior medical staff and other health professionals with the creation of best practice and processes, supporting diary management, workload and co-ordination of appointments and admissions related information for patients and carers.

The post holder will have good accurate typing skills, and will ensure that the speciality maintains efficient filing and recording of information systems. Will plan and organise own time, adjusting clinic appointments for patients ensuring notes are ready for clinics as necessary

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


Desirable criteria

  • Minute taking skills
  • Knowledge

    Desirable criteria

  • Medical terminology
  • Other requirements

    Essential criteria

  • Able to travel to meet the requirements of the post
  • Desirable criteria

  • Welsh speaking
  • Qualifications

    Essential criteria

  • NVQ L3 Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • RSA/OCR L2 or equivalent experience
  • Desirable criteria

  • AMSPAR City & Guilds L3
  • NVQ L3 Customer Service
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Knowledge of a range of administration processes
  • Experience of working in a busy environment
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of working within the NHS
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable