Endoscopy Administration Assistant

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Closing Date: 17/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time, Part Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £19,918 Per year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen as part of the expansion of the Endoscopy service to become part of our administrative support team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

With a brand new Endoscopy Unit opening at our Friarage site and refurbishment taking place at our James Cook Site, now is an exciting time to become part of our growing Endoscopy Administration team supporting the growth and development of the service.

Based at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough you will play a pivotal role at the start of our patient’s journey as you will be the first point of contact for our patients.

Working closely with our booking team and nursing staff you will help to deliver an outstanding patient experience. We are looking for people who have excellent inter-personal skills to help put our patients at the heart of our service.

You’ll be meticulous and organised and able to manage your own workload. Communicating directly with patients to ensure that we are meeting their needs you’ll be a role model for the Trust values of being Respectful, Supportive and Caring both to your patients and other colleagues.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will play an active role in supporting others to achieve the smooth day-today running of the busy Endoscopy Service within the South Tees NHS Foundation Trust.

The Endoscopy Administration Assistant will provide a comprehensive, effective and professional administrative support within the administrative and clerical function of the Endoscopy Service.

The successful candidate will act as first point of contact for all related enquiries from patients, nursing staff and other visitors to the department providing an outstanding reception service. you will manage patient attendance and update of e-Camis or Medilogik computer systems highlighting patient non-attendance/outcome of appointments so the patient can continue on their treatment pathway.

Coordinating management of patient health records for appropriate clinic/endoscopy lists you’ll have a keen eye for detail and be meticulous in your preparation to ensure that our department runs as smoothly as possible for both patients and clinicians.

This vacancy will close once sufficient applications have been received.

About us

South Tees Hospitals is the largest hospital trust in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in a number of community hospitals.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the New and Aspiring leaders programme, and the Foundation Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. After you complete this one and a half day of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of clerical processes
  • Efficient and accurate word processing skills


  • Experience in a clinical setting
  • Knowledge of hospital patient administration system

Qualifications and Training


  • GCSE’s English and Maths A-C or equivalent qualification or equivalent work experience
  • NVQ 2 in Business Administration or equivalent experience or equivalent work experience.

Personal Attributes


  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Customer Focused
  • Self-Motivated
  • Flexible ‘ can do’ attitude able to adapt to changing demands

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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