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Ward Clerk

Ramsay Health
England, Essex, Colchester
+ Benefits
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Ward Clerk

Location: Oaks Hospital, Colchester

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Full-time

Salary: Depending on experience + Benefits

Oaks Hospital is one of Essex's leading private hospitals with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality private hospital treatments and services.

Located on the outskirts of Colchester, the hospital opened on this site in 1994 and currently has 57 bedrooms including three twin-bedded rooms all with en-suite facilities to ensure complete privacy throughout your stay.

The role:

We currently have a excellent opportunity for a Ward Clerk to join our team at our Oaks Hospital, based in Colchester.

As the Ward Clerk, you will be expected to be a part of our busy Ward and Admin team. You will be dealing with our computer system - Maxims, as well as ensuring contemporaneous medical folders while patients are in with us. You will also be expected to answer the phone to patients and visitors and be able to field the calls appropriately.

As the Ward Clerk you will ensure that all admin processes are adhered to in a timely and professional manner. On a daily basis you will keep patient's paperwork up to date, accurate and support the wider Ward team with effectively managing all admin for the department.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Outstanding professional customer service and inter-personal skills
  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Flexibility and adaptability to cover the needs of the department/hospital
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and willingness to learn additional software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Previous experience of having worked in a hospital setting


  • 25 Days Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Buy & Sell Flexi Leave Options
  • Private Pension where Ramsay will match up to 5% after a qualifying period
  • Flexible shift patterns available where possible
  • Enhanced Competitive Parental Leave Policies
  • Private Healthcare for you and dependents includes online GP
  • Life Assurance (Death in Service)
  • Free Training and Development via the Academy
  • Free Parking on site for workers (where possible)
  • Subsidised staff restaurant (where possible)
  • Over 8,000 discounts and special offers via benefits portal
  • Book discounted cinema tickets on the dedicated cinema portal
  • The Blue Light Card Scheme
  • Attractive enhancement rates for permanent and bank work: 30%-100% for evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

About Us:

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years' experience. We are a global provider operating in 11 countries with 77,000 staff who treat 8 million patients each year. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England. We are well known for our strong, long-standing relationship with the NHS.

We love people with a positive, "can do" attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

We know our people are our greatest asset, our business is growing and we would like you to join us. "The Ramsay Way" culture recognises that people - staff and doctors - are Ramsay Health Care's most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

We are proud of our 'Speak Up for Safety' programme and ensure that the patient is at the heart of everything we do. Join us and have more 'Time to Care'.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

We value your application and welcome any questions you may have prior to applying. Please be advised that we reserve the right to close our advertisements prior to the announced closing date to ensure a quality recruitment process.



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