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Outpatient Services Coordinator

Job Reference: 421-PSC-0253A

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Outpatients Department
£17,787 to £20,448 pa

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Outpatient Services Coordinator
Outpatient Department

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Band: 3
Salary: £17,787 to £20,448 pa

Essential Requirements: 5 GCSE’s or equivalent

At Harrogate District Foundation Trust we are committed to providing the best patient care and the best working environment for our staff. We are looking for a full time Outpatient Coordinator to support our nursing teams providingeffective, individual care.

The Outpatient Coordinator is an essential part of the delivery of our outpatient care at Harrogate District Hospital. It is an administration role with a significant amount of contact with clinical staff and patients and therefore critical to providing the excellent patient experience we aspire to. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, efficient and friendly person to join our administration team to provide high quality administration support to this busy and dynamic area.

The administration team are essential to the smooth running of the department and in making sure that patients have a positive experience at Harrogate District Hospital. Key parts of the role are providing support to senior staff with office administration, stock ordering for the clinics, updating room booking spreadsheet, liaising with clinical teams and dealing with telephone enquiries.

The role is an excellent opportunity to be part of the service delivery – you will work alongside clinical colleagues and have plenty of contact with patients. You will become a competent user of the hospital’s information system and have the opportunity to learn new skills as you develop in the role. You will need to be good with IT systems, a logical thinker with excellent interpersonal skills and have excellent knowledge of confidentiality.

The Outpatient Department is currently operational from Monday –Saturday.

Please note, this job may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

For more information please contact Caroline Carrington - Outpatients Manager on 01423 553344.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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