Clinical Support - Capacity Co-ordinator - Surgery, Anaesthetics & Cancer Division

  • Department Scheduling Services Department
  • Salary £31,365.00 – £37,890 per annum
  • Closing Date 23/06/2021
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-CCO-344
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

**The banding for this position is subject to Agenda for Change confirmation**

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Surgery, Anaesthetics & Cancer Division, within the Patient Access Team.

The post holder must have an understanding of current acute hospital performance indicators ensuring that local and national targets are achieved. 

The successful candidate will need to be a quick thinker and strong leader with excellent problem solving skills, ability to negotiate sound operational decisions in rapidly changing situations, often under pressure so a calm and pleasant manner is essential. The job is challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will require determination, resilience and excellent communication skills.

 The post holder will ensure the timely action and communication of all elective and emergency care issues.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the availability of beds for our TCI patients on their journey through Theatres and other procedure areas.

They will also support the Clinical Site Manager, assisting the flow from ED for surgical and Trauma patients.

Working for your organisation

This post is based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) but could also include cross site working to promote development and provide cover.

The post holder will work autonomously, but with support and liaison with clinical wards and departments, operational managers and the clinical site team.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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