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Pathway Co-ordinator (Waiting list)

Band 3

Main area
Pathway Co-ordinator
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-SURG-0584
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£20,330 - £21,777 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
04/07/2022 23:59
Interview date
18/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Pathway Co-ordinator (Waiting list)  – Band 3

We currently have an exciting opportunity within the General Surgery and Urology Business Unit for enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team as a Pathway Co-ordinators.

The post holders will be required to provide an efficient medical secretarial service to a Vascular Consultant and work as part of the wider secretarial team.

The post holders will possess the skills and qualities to work in an area of high activity and will be an enthusiastic and motivated team player with excellent communication skills.

Main duties of the job

  • You will need to be an enthusiastic and motivated team player with excellent communication & problem solving skills.
  • You will require high levels of tact, diplomacy together with time management skills and flexibility. 
  • You will be providing a comprehensive range of secretarial, administrative and waiting list support to a Vascular Consultant and the wider Vascular team
  • You will have the ability to work as part of a team in this extremely high activity department. 

You will have a broad range of administrative skills in particular:

    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • An understanding of the 18-week RTT process
    • Knowledge of the Trust Patient Access Policy
    • Knowledge and familiarisation of medical terminology
    • Excellent organisational and communication skills
    • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Internet and email systems
    • Good keyboard skills
    • Audio typing experience (desirable but not essential)

Full training will be provided. Shortlisted candidates are encouraged to visit the department.

Closing date of applications: 4th July 2022

Interview date: 18th July 2022

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

 

Person specification

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal

Knowledge and experience

Essential criteria
  • Good typing skills and good standard of English
  • Experience in an administrative role
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge and experience of 18 RTT

Analytical and Judgement

Essential criteria
  • Ability to exercise judgement and escalate problems
  • Ability to prioritise own workload

Planning and Organisational

Essential criteria
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Flexible approach to work, work independently

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Kate Wylie
Job title
Operational Coordinator
Email address
kate.wylie@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 787140

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 783342 / 07385 367225