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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Clinical Coder/Apprentice Clinical Coder

Job Reference: 269-SFT5740

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Coding
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury
£21,892 - £24,157/£19,737 - £21,142 Apprentice

Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.

Band 4 Qualified Coder/Band 3 Apprentice Coder Full time 37.5 hours per week

At Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ACC qualified coder or an apprentice coder to join our friendly Clinical Coding team.

As an ACC qualified coder you would be coding the full range of acute specialties plus the specialist services of Plastic Surgery and Spinal Rehabilitation. You will have experience of coding in an acute Trust and a good knowledge of all current coding standards.

As an Apprentice Coder you would be enrolled in a Level 3 apprenticeship as a Clinical Coder of 18 to 24 months duration. After completion of the apprenticeship and passing the national exams to become an Accredited Coder the post would become a Band 4. The apprenticeship would include a mix of on site training and remote/offsite training .

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Bobby Stubbs

Job title Clinical Coding Team Lead

Email address

Telephone number 01722 336262 ext 2888

Additional contact information

Sandy Higdon Medical Records Manager - Head of Service 01722 429358

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at Salisbury District Hospital, a daily charge applies. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through the bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, martial status and age.


If this job requires you to have DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment, you will be required to replay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed in installments from your salary. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13 per annum but you need to sign up for this via their website.

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