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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2021.

Senior Clinical Site Coordinator

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2021-90136

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Patient Flows (916505)
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a provider of specialist health care to over 275,000 children and young people each year. In addition to the hospital site located in the West Derby area of Liverpool, Alder Hey has a presence in community outreach sites and, in collaboration with other providers, our clinicians help deliver care closer to patients’ homes by holding local clinics at locations from Cumbria to Shropshire, in Wales and the Isle of Man. The Trust also provides inpatient care for children with complex mental health needs at our Alder Park building in the nearby borough of Sefton.

We currently have more than 3,200 staff working across our community and hospital sites. We’re also a teaching and training hospital providing education and training to around 540 medical and over 500 nursing and allied health professional students each year.

As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

Are you outgoing, highly motivated and want to make a real difference to patient care and experience? Then we want to hear from you.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Registered Nurse (RGN/ RN adult) or Children's Nurse (RN Child/RSCN), to join the Acute Care Team at Alder Hey Children's Hospital as a Senior Clinical Site Coordinator.

This is a challenging, varied role, where you will use your clinical, operational and organisational expertise to the full. You will also provide advice, support and information, ensuring efficient streamlining of a patients journey to facilitate “Right Patient, Right Bed”.

In doing this the right candidate will have a desire to optimise patient flow and discharge pathways, working closely with multi-disciplinary colleagues. There is a requirement for clinical experience in an acute setting / previous 'bed management / flow' experience with a desire to improve the patient experience and journey. There is also an emphasis on ensuring safe staffing through the whole hospital out of hours. You will work closely with Matrons and Heads of Departments on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will be required to work independently using initiative, and applying a high degree of confidentiality to all of their work. The right candidate must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, manage competing demands and organise their own work to meet deadlines in order for the smooth operation of flow throughout the Trust.

The successful candidate will be part of a team providing cover 7 days per week 24 hours per day. You must be computer literate with an eye for detail and demonstrate excellent communication skills. It is essential to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

This is the perfect opportunity for those who are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference to our patients’ health care within the Trusts Acute CareTeam. This post is for 30 hours per week

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*** Previous applicants need not apply ***

Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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