Ward Clerk Pitton


Job Title : Ward Clerk Pitton
Location : Salisbury SP2
Company : Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Salary :
Open Date : 2022-08-19
Close Date : 2022-12-19

Are you hardworking, highly motivated and thrive in a busy environment? Do you want to be a part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team?

An opportunity has arisen for you to join the Pitton team in Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust. This is a busy and demanding environment and the successful candidate will need to be a dynamic individual with the ability to build strong relationships and support the vision of our organisation. Critical requirements are a willingness to learn, improve the patient journey, support a strong approach to team working and drive to make a difference.

The successful candidate will also be required to work using their own initiative, yet be able to identify when to seek help and advice. You should have excellent communication and IT skills. Previous experience of working in a health care environment would be beneficial, but not essential, and full training will be given on appointment.

Pitton ward has 27 beds and looks after inpatients with a range of acute conditions.You will work alongside the nursing team and will communicate with various teams across the trust including, Consultants, pharmacy, schedulers, secretaries and of course, patients.

You will act as main point of contact for the ward, welcoming patients, visitors and other members of staff. You will ensure patients are admitted in a timely fashion on our hospital system called Lorenzo, ensure medical notes are available for the nursing team. You will be communicating queries and relaying information. You will be responsible for stationary orders and ensuring all current documentation on the ward is up to date and accurate.

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we’re driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated “Good” by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don’t just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting www.experiencesalisbury.co.uk

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

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