Typist/Administration Assistant

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Closing Date: 16/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £19,918 Per year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

37.5 Hours per week

Department: Pain Department

This post is to provide a clinical administration – typing service, based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Wanting to gain invaluable experience across a wide variety of roles
  • An enthusiastic team player
  • Able to work flexibly
  • An excellent communicator with a high level of interpersonal skill
  • An accurate typist with OCR/RSA qualification or equivalent level typing qualification or experience
  • Able to type at an entry level of 50 words per minute, working towards 70 words per minute
  • Experienced in audio-typing (desirable)
  • Knowledgeable of Office, Outlook, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, E-mail and Internet
  • Able to demonstrate efficient and accurate word processing skills
  • Committed to personal development with evidence of this
  • Able to demonstrate diplomacy, tact and sensitivity
  • Aware of the importance of confidentiality

If you believe you are the person we are looking for we would be glad to hear from you.

This vacancy will close when we receive sufficient completed applications.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers Novice leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Efficient and accurate word processing skills
  • Understanding of clerical processes


  • Experience in a clinical setting Knowledge of hospital patient administration system
  • Understanding of a range of work procedures associated with outpatient clinic arrangements, secretarial office procedures and case note procedures .
  • Knowledge of General Data Protection Regulations and patient confidentiality
  • Knowledge of medical terminology



  • GCSE’s English and Maths A-C or equivalent qualification or equivalent work experience
  • OCR/RSA Qualification (or equivalent level typing qualification or experience – entry level of 50 words per minute typing working towards 70 words per minute).
  • NVQ 2 in Business Administration or equivalent experience or equivalent work experience.



  • Knowledge of Office and Outlook, including word, excel and powerpoint, e-mail and internet


  • Previous experience working within a team
  • Healthcare / NHS Trust experience
  • Administrative experience

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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