Non Clinical - Renal Administration Lead

  • Department Renal
  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 20/01/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-RAL-983
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed term: 10 months (Maternity Cover)
  • Hours Part time - 21 hours per week

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for a Renal Administrator to work within the Renal Unit Secretary / Administrative team based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury (RSH).  The post is to cover maternity leave from the beginning of March 2022 working 21 hours per week over 3 or 4 days to be negotiated.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a high standard of organizational skills to provide a full administrative service to the Renal Unit.  You will need to have proven ability of providing secretarial services and evidence of ability to achieve your own work targets.

The post holder is a pivotal person within the Renal Team, managing the admin/secretarial team and working closely with the Renal Matron, Operational Manager, Renal Consultants and the renal workforce to ensure the smooth running of the service as well as providing a complete medical secretarial and administrative service to the Renal Team across a wide range of activities the majority of which are non-routine.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will supervise in the organisation of the renal administrative and IT workload and will demonstrate the ability to support and assist colleagues in managing their workload providing help and guidance.

The post holder is also co-responsible for managing, maintaining and administrating various data sources, which include Renal Patient and Staff Databases and Clinical Vision, the software package specifically designed for Renal Units.

In addition, as the Renal IT systems coordinator, the post holder will be responsible for producing monthly and quarterly reports / statistics drawn from the renal data base system for the Finance Department, Business Manager, Renal Matron, Operational Manager and Renal Consultants.  Monthly reports include all renal activity and EPO Reports plus others as required. The post holder is also responsible for liaising with the Finance department to check accuracy of the data imported from Clinical Vision into CDS Reporting Services and Sema to ensure any missing data is gathered where necessary to create a final accurate report within a set timetable.  

Working for our organisation

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital is situated close to the "Town of Flowers" - Shrewsbury!

The Renal Unit has a friendly and efficient team and the patients are at the centre of everything we do. 

The Renal Unit has many different areas from inpatient ward to outpatient dialysis units and home therapies but together we are one team. 

There are opportunities for development of staff, for training and for career progression.  

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022.  To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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

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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