Theatre Receptionist - Epsom, United Kingdom - Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Band 2:

Main area

  • Trauma and Orthopaedics

  • Band 2

  • Permanent

  • Full time hours per week
Job ref

  • Epsom General Hospital, South West London Orthopaedic Centre

  • Epsom
- £26,696 Pro-rata pa. inclusive of HCAS (Outer London)
Salary period

  • Yearly

  • 23/08/2023 23:59 As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19._
At Epsom and St Helier Hospitals, above all we value respect.

We put respect at the heart of all we do, by living up to our shared behaviours of kindness, professionalism, positivity and teamwork.

This enables us to provide great patient care and make ESTH a great place to work. When you sign up to work with us, you sign up to this and we welcome applicants who share our values

Job overview:

Assisting the Theatre Administrator with any duties to ensure a smooth running of the Theatre administration.

Deal with queries for the theatre department and where appropriate referral to a relevant member of staff within the department.

Help to organise and set up administrative systems.

Ensure any minutes are typed up and distributed to members of meetings in an acceptable time frame.

Attend other meetings as required and take minutes/ notes.

Help maintain an efficient and comprehensive filing system in the theatre department.

Order stationery and other items required for the day to day running of the theatre department and ensure that the office equipment is kept in working order.

Main duties of the job:

Provide secretarial and administrative support to the Lead Practitioner for theatres and to ensure smooth running of administration occurs for the Theatre Suite.

Working for our organisation:

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey.

In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life.

We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas.

Together with our colleagues at NHS Surrey and NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and is supported by over 500 volunteers.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities:

Person specification:


Essential criteria:

  • Good standard of education
  • Certificate for word processing/word documents
  • Proficient knowledge in Excel


Essential criteria:

  • Secretarial jobs in or outside of NHS
  • Filing and Archiving papers and/or data


Essential criteria:

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to take minutes of meetings
  • Good time management skills, and able to meet deadlines
  • Experience of customer service

Our mission:
'to put the patient first by delivering great care to every patient, every day


There's never been a better time to join the Epsom and St Helier team.

Our hospitals are facing a bright and busy future, and our staff have a proven track record in providing high quality, compassionate care for our patients.

Boasting incredible staff benefits and dedicated training schemes, working for us will not only take your career forward, but could help to transform the lives of our patients and visitors.

We offer all employees some fantastic staff benefits, and are the only hospitals in Surrey to offer staff the London high cost area supplement.

Our hospitals also benefit from great locations, so whether you're attracted to the bright lights of the city or the countryside of Epsom Downs, both are within easy reach.


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