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Health Records Clerk

Band 2

Main area
Health Records
Band 2
Fixed Term - 18 months
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Kingston Hospital
£21,119 to £22,361 pa inclusive of HCAS
24/01/2019 23:59

Kingston Hospital First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run a number of outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,000 staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

The South West London Collaborative Bank

Kingston Hospital are a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work life balance

Trust Values

Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants. - Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first - Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation - Value Each Other – Value each other’s contribution.

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The Health Records Department at Kingston Hospital are currently seeking to recruit a Health Records clerk to join our very busy but friendly Health Records Department. 

You are required to work as part of a multi-functional team and will possess the ability to adapt to a changing environment while consistently meeting deadlines. 

The hours of work consist of an 8 hour shift between our core hours of 8am and 8pm. 

The candidate must have a good sense of responsibility and be able to apply Trust policies, be well organised, with excellent communication skills, both written and verbally. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and confident people who can work under pressure in order to meet deadlines. Numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail are essential. 

The successful post holder will ideally have experience in hospital systems to a consistently high standard e.g. Electronic Care Records Service (CRS), health records terminal digit filing system, but other relevant experience would be considered.

This post is physically demanding and requires a significant amount of manual handling (lifting and walking) and requires the post holder to be physically fit.



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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sally Rosbotham, Deputy Service Manager/Tasnim Bawa, Health Records Admin Manager on 0208 934 2058/2882.

If you have problems applying, contact

020 8973 5366
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