Non Clinical - Learning from Deaths Administrator

  • Department Learning from Deaths Team
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 05/06/2024
  • Interview Date 17/06/2024
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-ALD-245-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Would you like to be part of a small team striving to make a difference and improve care for our patients?  Are you looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and can cope with fast-paced, multi-tasking environment?

The Learning from Deaths team within the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are looking to recruit a full-time, enthusiastic and highly motivated Administrator who will be able to work flexibly, providing administrative and clerical support to the team. 

The successful applicant will be the first point of contact for queries from clinicians, the Medical Examiner Service and other key stakeholders from across the Trust and outside of the organisation and therefore will be required to demonstrate strong communication skills with a clear, confident telephone manner. Utilising secretarial and administrative experience and skills to support the wider learning from deaths agenda, the post holder will have a keen eye for detail and enjoy the challenge of a varied workload.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team for an informal chat.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work directly with the Corporate Learning from Deaths team to maintain oversight of all the deaths that occur within the Trust, seeking to support the early identification of learning opportunities to improve care for our living patients. 

They will also be involved with workforce administration within the immediate team, contribute to relevant project work including relating to quality and service improvement, and have responsibility for the management of relevant stock within the department.

Working for your organisation

As an organisation we strive to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

The Corporate Learning from Deaths team is a small multi-disciplinary team team consisting of clinical, admin, and medical personnel,  all striving to improve care for our living patients and supporting teams across the organisation to learn from the care provided to those who have died. Each person within the team has a key role to play and is encouraged to develop within a team environment that actively encourages professional growth and development. Flexible working is considered important to staff wellbeing and morale. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Applicants are advised to refer to the attached job description for further details and contact the team to arrange an informal chat to discuss 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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