Main duties of the job

To provide a comprehensive, high quality medical secretarial and administrative service to the consultant their medical team and specialist nursing teams, and other health professionals. To co-ordinate and maintain arrangements to facilitate the patients progression along a defined pathway. To maintain the office organisation and monitor the workload related to the administration 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

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


Essential criteria

  • NVQ Business Administration L3 or equivalent experience or AMSPAR level 3
  • RSA/OCR Level 3/ECDL or equivalent experience
  • ILM level 2 Team Leader / equivalent experience / willingness to complete within 2 years
  • ECDL or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge / use of microsoft applications
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Experience of coordinating administration activities
  • Experience of working as a medical secretary
  • Experience of organising workload and people
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous NHS experience
  • experience of busy office environment
  • experience of working as part of a team
  • ability to work on your own initiative
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and telephone)
  • Advanced typing skills
  • Will work unsupervised
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Will prioritise own workload
  • Minute taking experience
  • Good team working ethic
  • Enthusiasm and commitment
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Innovation to meet the changing demands of the organisation
  • Desirable criteria

  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification
  • Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft office applications
  • Evidence of continual personal development
  • Desirable criteria

  • ESR self serve (or equivalent experience of application)
  • Knowledge of Referral To Treatment process (RTT)
  • 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.

    Employer certification / accreditation badges

    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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