Emergency Department Secretary Band 3

Job Description

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you


Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive



The Emergency Department is looking for a part time ED secretary (22.5 hrs per week) to support consultants and their teams in their busy office.

We want an enthusiastic, hardworking, motivated individual to join our ED team and provide secretarial support to our clinicians. The emphasis is on team working and a supportive attitude. Good communication and organisational abilities are essential. Applications from individuals with excellent interpersonal skills and who are IT literate will be welcomed.

Rota pattern: Monday - Friday 09:00 - 13:30 or 10:00 - 14:30

Benefits of working for YDH include:

  • Working for a Trust voted 1st for Health and Well-being across the UK (NHS staff survey)
  • Full NHS terms and conditions including extensive holidays, Agenda for Change pay with enhancements
  • Discounts for local and national retailers
  • Dedicated well-being services for all employees
  • Flexible working where possible