Joanne S co-ordinates medical records at Addenbrookes Hosptial. She says of working in a hosptial, "I just didn't realise how big hospitals actually were, like how many different people work in hospitals, and how many people it takes to run a hospital. It's just - it's mind boggling."
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DescriptionRecords clerks and assistants maintain and update electronic and/or hard copy documents, correspondence and other records, and organise their storage.
QualificationsThere are no minimum academic requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or equivalent qualifications. Training is normally provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs in Administration at Levels 1 and 2 are available.
- Examines and sorts incoming material;
- Classifies, files, archives and locates documents and other records;
- Copies or duplicates documents or other records;
- Performs specialised clerical tasks in connection with conveyancing, litigation and the maintenance of medical records.
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