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Switch-Board Operative

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    Housing & Local Authority

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    Up to £11.20 per hour

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    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    1 month

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University Hospital of north Durham

Akton Recruitment has an opportunity for a Switchboard operative to join the team at the University Hospital of North Durham.

Job Role: Switchboard Operative
To provide an effective, efficient, and responsive Switchboard service for the Durham and Darlington Acute Hospital Trust.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Operation of the switchboard consol and bleep system

2. High volume Outgoing and Incoming call handling.

3. This person will form part of a team providing a continuous telephone switchboard service within a busy working environment

4. Operation of 24-hour emergency call response.

5. Operation of on-line VDU directory.

6. Programme and issue bleep facilities.

7. Porter helpdesk support (manual recording only) out of hours and weekends.

8. Monitor CCTV on pre-set cycle when Security or on a call (supporting role only)

9. Radio response to Security while on patrol or response (supporting role only)

10. Responsible for the completion of doctors on call rota and submitting copy to the Accident & Emergency department.

Important Information
£11.20 ph Umbrella Rate
1 Month Contract