Non Clinical - Incident Command Centre Co-ordinator

  • Department Incident Command Centre
  • Salary £40,057.00 – £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/09/2021
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-SCC-693
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Secondment 6 months
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

The Shrewsbury and Telford  Hospitals NHS Trust is continuing to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing restoration of services work. A critical aspect of the Trust’s response to the ongoing effects of COVID-19 is the functioning of the Incident Command Centre; supporting any future waves, and the resilience of core services throughout the winter period. The Trust is seeking to fill a 6-month secondment role to support the management of the Incident Command Centre (ICC). The role would suit candidates with NHS operational experience who believe that their enthusiasm, willingness to learn and commitment to hard work would make a difference in what will be a challenging winter for the Trust.

Main duties of the job

To work autonomously within the Incident Command centre (ICC).

Assisting in the production of information including briefings, rolling brief and situation report

Ensuring that robust processes are in place, as required by law and in local guidance, as part of incident scenarios

Supporting task and finish groups as required by the Command and Control structure

Working closely with clinical and operational staff

Supporting the Command and Control Arrangements through Silver and Gold meetings

Working for our organisation

Candidates must demonstrate a compassionate and caring attitude towards patients and be able to deliver high standards of customer service and appropriate communication, particularly as they will often be the first point of contact for our patients.  We are fully committed to the development of our staff and encourage continued learning and training both in and out of the role

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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