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Booking Assistant

Job Reference: 175-2122-2-BK2880

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Admin Booking
Location:
Royal Papworth House, Ermine Business Park, Spitfire Close, Huntingdon
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating around 50,000 patients each year. We are located in a new, purpose-built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, Royal Papworth Hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital now performs more heart, heart-lung and lung transplants each year than any other UK centre.

In addition to transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and is one of five UK centres providing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) to patients experiencing severe respiratory failure. It is also the only centre in the UK for a number of specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

In October 2019, we became the first trust to be rated ‘outstanding’ in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led). We are committed to providing a positive, supportive experience for all of our staff.

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Booking Senior Administrators

Band 3 - £20,330 - £21,777 

Part time – 33 hours per week

We currently have a vacancy within our Clinical Administration team who are primarily based at the administration hub in Huntingdon

The post is within our Diagnostic administration team.  This post holder will be based in Huntingdon This is a full-time post working Monday to Friday.

The post is fundamental in ensuring that the patients’ experience is always a positive one. You will have responsibility for managing the patient pathway to ensure patients do not wait longer than necessary and the clinical teams have the information they need to support the patient journey. 

The skills we are looking for are attention to detail, tact, patience, accurate data entry, the ability to liaise with colleagues throughout the Hospital and beyond, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a professional manner.

You should have some understanding of delivering on an aspect of a service within an administrative role and have an understanding of the 18 week RTT pathway.  Some experience of supervising staff would be an advantage but not essential. 

If you have the right mix of skills to make a success of this role, please apply via NHS jobs website. We are unable to accept applications received outside NHS Jobs.

Closing date: Sunday 19th September2021

Interview date: Friday 01st October 2021




** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.



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