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Bed Coordinator

Job Reference: 358-3403535-CHU

University Hospitals of Leicester
Surgery, Surgical Specialties, Renal & Urology
Leicester Royal Infirmary/Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

We require an enthusiastic and well organised individual to work as a Bed Coordinator for Surgery, Surgical Specialties, Renal & Urology at both the Leicester Royal Infirmary and the Leicester General Hospital. The successful candidate will work as part of a team of Bed Co-coordinators working across both the LRI and LGH sites covering long days and weekends on a rota basis.

This position requires the post holder to co-ordinate and organise effective bed usage in an extremely fast moving environment. The post holder will facilitate the admission of elective and emergency patients across all General Surgery and Surgical Specialties at the LRI and General Surgery, Urology and Renal at the LGH site.

The successful candidates will need excellent communication skills and be able to co-ordinate and collate real time information on current and predicted bed availability in their respective clinical areas, facilitating the effective use of the acute hospital and community wide bed capacity.

The post holder will work independently, using their own initiative / judgment and without direct supervision. This role is pivotal to the flow of patients within the Surgical and Surgical Specialties Departments and meeting the national waiting times for the Emergency Department, cancer and elective patients (This post has no direct budgetary responsibilities).


If short listed for this post we would like to invite you to spend some time shadowing the current bed coordinators prior to interview. This should only take a couple of hours.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact:

Charlotte Langford: Mobile Number: 07950889176

For further details / informal visits contact:

Charlotte Langford - Deputy Head Of Operations

0116 2586281

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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