Medical Secretary
Woodthorpe Hospital

Job reference: 010121

Location: Woodthorpe Hospital

Closing date: 31/10/2021

Salary: £19,000 - £23,000

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 37.5

Are you a secretary looking to expand your knowledge? Or an administrator looking for a new challenge?  

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Medical secretarial department here at The Woodthorpe Hospital. We are a busy and friendly team looking for an experienced secretary/administrator with sound computer, audio typing and interpersonal skills. 

As one of  Nottinghamshire’s leading private and NHS ‘Choose & Book ‘ hospitals, The Woodthorpe is at the forefront of medical technology and patient care. If you are excited about pushing your ability to the next level, whilst at the same time becoming part of a friendly team renowned for excellence and exceptional patient satisfaction then The Woodthorpe Hospital is for you. The hospital offers a wide variety of specialities and prides itself on providing a high standard of care to both patients and staff. Woodthorpe is a modern well equipped 39 en-suite patient bedrooms and 3 operating theatres, we provide high quality clinical services to private and NHS patients. We also have an onsite Radiology, pharmacy and physiotherapy department.

We are looking for a permanent, full time 37.5 hours secretary to expand our team.

Working hours are Monday to Friday between the hours 8.00am – 5.00pm with occasional Saturday working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team based secretarial service providing support for each other and ensuring continuity of the service.
  • Act as the first point of contact for on behalf of the consultants and deal effectively with all queries from GPs, patients and other departments.
  • Manage clinical dictations on a digital system as required.
  • Prioritise your own workload to meet the demands of the service.
  • You will benefit from a varied surgical caseload which will broaden your skills and experience as well as support and training opportunities.

The successful candidate will also have the following:

  • Previous secretarial/administration experience
  • Previous audio typing experience – must be able to type 20 letters per day
  • Excellent communication & customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritise your own workload and meet deadlines
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • Previous medical secretarial experience or knowledge of medical terminology  would be an advantage. 

About us

Woodthorpe Hospital has provided healthcare services to the people of Nottingham since 1877.  Conveniently located towards the north of Nottingham city centre. The hospital offers private and NHS services to the population of Nottingham and beyond and has an excellent reputation for high standards of care and customer service.

Woodthorpe hospital serves the community of Nottingham and our dedicated team are very proud of its Care Quality Commission rating of ‘Good’ across all five domains of the Fundamental Standards of Care; Well Led, Caring, Safe, Effective and Responsive to people’s needs. Although ‘Good’ is excellent our aim is to achieve the standard of ‘Outstanding’ during our next inspection.

All offers of employment in respect of these appointments will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The Recruiter for this vacancy is - please contact if you have any queries.

We reserve the right to close this advert down early if we receive a high number of applications.


The closing date for this job has now passed.