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Job Ref:
4607

Job Title:
Medical Program Clerk

Salary:
£29,148 GBP gross per annum plus excellent benefits. Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.

Vacancy type:
Term/Indeterminate/Emergency

Term Details:
Anticipatory - this process will be used to create a list of eligible candidates for similar contracts either term, indeterminate or casual. This position is a Locally Engaged Staff (LES) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in London.

Level:
Assistant

Classification:
LE-A1

Location:
Canada House, Trafalgar Square SW1

Closing date for applications:
01-10-2021 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under general supervision of the registry supervisor or an officer, and working as part of a team, provides a variety of support services to office operations. Communicates and assists clients or panel physicians to understand the immigration or medical application process/requirements and enables their compliance. Provides daily administrative support. Accesses departmental information systems to record and review information for the processing of applications or medical examinations. Utilizes automated tools such as photocopiers, scanners, and telephones. Responds to service requests from clientele and performs other duties as required.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) how they meet each of these essential qualifications. Only candidates who meet all the Essential Requirements will proceed to the next stage of the process.

Education:
• GCSE’s or equivalent (i.e. minimum High School Diploma)

Language:
• Fluent* in English (oral, written, comprehension)
• Fluent* in French (oral, written, comprehension)
* Fluency will be assessed by a variety of means including written assessment and interview.

Experience:
• 6 months of experience in an office environment in a clerical or administrative support capacity.

Rated Requirements:
The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written or online examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations, psychometric assessment and/or reference checks.

Knowledge/Abilities/Competencies:
• Proficiency with computers, software and other hardware
• Attention to detail
• Ability to adapt and learn quickly new work and processes
• Judgement / Professional Integrity (values & ethics)
• Teamwork and Cooperation
• Client Focus

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications in their cover letter and CV.
• A university, college degree or post-secondary equivalency.
• Experience in reviewing, analyzing and extracting information from databases.
• Experience in writing various correspondence.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Overtime may be necessary on occasion.
• Hours of work will be 37.5 per week, worked Monday to Friday at time to be arranged by the supervisor.

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Any job offer is subject to receipt of satisfactory employment and character references and the ability to obtain and maintain an Enhanced Reliability security screening (including a criminal record check) which you currently possess.
• Copies of educational qualifications will be required at the interview stage of the process.
• Successful candidate must have a valid passport and the required documentation allowing the right to work in the UK. Documentation will be required.

Area of selection:
This position is open to candidates currently resident in the UK, who hold current documentation allowing them to work in the UK without restriction, who meet all of the essential requirements stated and whose applications are received by the closing date. Candidates holding documentation/visas not renewable in the UK such as the Youth Mobility Visa will not be eligible for a permanent position. In addition, applicants holding these visas will only be eligible for a fixed term or emergency contract if the expiry date of the visa is later than the termination date of employment. The High Commission of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from assessments or interviews nor does it reimburse any relocation costs. The High Commission of Canada does not sponsor work permit applications on behalf of candidates. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Important Notes:
How to apply:
• Please follow the link http://wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=4607& and complete the online application form.
• Candidates are also required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French.
• Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: LES-E-Recruitment-LDN@international.gc.ca prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected.

Important notes:
• The High Commission of Canada in London, UK does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• The High Commission of Canada does not sponsor work permit applications on behalf of candidates.
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French).
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the High Commission of Canada in London, UK, which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process, with various tenures, including indeterminate or term.
• The High Commission of Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce.
• The High Commission of Canada is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes.
• Applications from Canadian citizens - it is important to note, The High Commission of Canada is obliged, as the employer, to deduct at source Canadian Income Tax (IT), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Employment Insurance (EI) for locally engaged employees who are Canadian citizens. Canadian citizens who therefore choose to undertake employment with the High Commission will be subject to pay Canadian taxes on their salaries earnt until such time as the employee provides the necessary Residency Determination Waivers from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA). Further information will be provided to successful candidates.
• If you have any questions at any stage of the recruitment process, please send an email to: LES-E-Recruitment-LDN@international.gc.ca




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