Non Clinical - Medical Rostering Assistant

  • Department Medical Rostering
  • Salary £20,330.00 – £21,777 per annum
  • Closing Date 26/10/2021
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-MRA-765
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term: 12 months
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity that has arisen within the Medical Rostering Team for a fixed term appointment for 12 months at band 3 level as Medical Rostering Assistant to commence as soon as possible.

You will be focused on providing an excellent service for both our Medical and Dental workforce. You will have the opportunity to embrace the challenge of working in a highly demanding environment and must have excellent organisational and communication skills with strong attention to detail and customer focus.

You will be working as part of an experienced team and due to the nature of the role there will be conflicting and changing priorities making it an exciting and interesting role.

Main duties of the job

You will proactively manage the Trusts bank and agency bookings to fill vacant shifts, whilst adhering to NHS rates, using two portals. You will be working closely with Medical and Dental staff across the Trust as well as dealing with agencies, Divisional Managers and other Teams, you will also work closely with the Medical Recruitment Team to assist in the co-ordination of the recruitment process identifying vacancies and rota gaps. You will have a great deal of contact with the Trusts Medical and Dental staff as you will be responsible for processing their leave , updating the Rotas and ensuring that any swaps are compliant with the Junior Doctor contract and  Working Time Directive (WTD).

Working for our organisation

We are based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and the post is full time with working hours of 09.00-17.00. We are looking to provide an excellent service to ensure we assist the Trust in providing high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria

Good educational achievements including GCSE Grade C or above (9-4) (or equivalent) in English and Maths or NVQ level 2 or equivalent experience
Commitment to ongoing personal development

Experience and Knowledge

Essential criteria

Experience working in a busy office environment
Understanding of issues facing the NHS medical workforce

Skills and Ability

Essential criteria

Must be computer literate and competent in Microsoft Office software
Excellent administrative skills

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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