Medical Secretary

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We are seeking an experienced and hard working Medical Secretary to become part of our Trauma and Orthopaedic secretarial team. This team provides the highest quality administration and secretarial support and coordination to a large...

We are seeking an experienced and hard working Medical Secretary to become part of our Trauma and Orthopaedic secretarial team. 

This team provides the highest quality administration and secretarial support and coordination to a large team of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeons and AHPs.

The department of Trauma and Orthopaedics is particularly complex. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons each have several generic and individual work-streams which you will be required to manage whilst paying the greatest of attention to detail.

Applicants should have excellent organisational skills with significant relevant experience as well as good communication skills, initiative and enthusiasm. 

Hours of work are 37 hours a week. This post is offered as a fixed term / secondment contract for a period of 7-8 months. 

Informal enquires should be directed to Kirsty Milne, Orthopaedic Admin Manager – Kirsty.Milne4@nhs.scot


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

As a board we strive to ensure the environment is conducive to nurturing a positive culture, supported and delivered through our NHS and Social Care values.






Care and compassion

Dignity and respect

Openness, honesty and responsibility

Quality and teamwork






NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board. 

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