Secretary, Liverpool Hospice

England | Liverpool Hospice
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England | Liverpool Hospice
Liverpool Hospice
Job function
Administration & Support
£15,570 to £17,300 depending on experience

We are currently looking for an experienced Secretary who has worked in a similar role, ideally within a healthcare setting, to join our excellent admin team.  The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the healthcare sector and used to handling highly sensitive information.

You must be well organised, flexible, pro- active, a good team player, and a good communicator – verbal and written, with the ability to work on you own initiative. This is a busy and demanding role so the successful candidates must be able to manage their time effectively.

This role covers a range of duties including supporting our Hospice team with the preparation of essential documents, minute taking, coordinating travel, ordering goods and assisting in other areas across the hospice when required, and will involve working on the main reception Desk of the Hospice.

The right candidate will be able to deliver high quality working in a fast-paced environment, accuracy is a must and attention to detail is paramount.

Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft office is essential, as is the ability to be able to proof read document for accuracy.

Previous experience of working with an electronic patient record system would be advantageous – we use EMIS.

The post holders will be based in the Hospice and will come into contact with hospice patients and their families therefore, must be comfortable working in this setting and be confident when liaising with other healthcare professionals and organisations.

This is a permanent role, 35 hours per week, working hours are 9.00 to 5.00 Monday to Friday 

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

Marie Curie is committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

A criminal record check will be required.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please apply online today!