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Rostering & Workforce Co-ordinator

Job Reference: J125-A-21-3096

gtd healthcare
Head Office
£20981 - £22833

Following the redesign of our current central Rostering function, gtd healthcare are looking to expand the current team by recruiting 1 new Rostering and Workforce Coordinators on a full time basis, working on a rotational shift pattern across Monday – Sunday to support the operational team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an evolving team, helping to shape and develop a newly created role.

The Rostering function is responsible for the planning and scheduling of the shift rotas for both clinical and operational colleagues. The team works at a fast pace to overcome rota challenges, often at short notice, and the ideal candidate for this role would be someone who works well under pressure, and can effectively take ownership for their portfolio/workload, whilst working alongside other members of the team to find solutions.

The Rostering & Workforce Coordinator will have the following key responsibilities (full role & duties can be found in the job description):

• Take ownership for the overall planning and resourcing of your own staff portfolio (e.g. medical, clinical or operational) including working closely with team members to ensure that services are fully resourced and run smoothly.
• Ensure staffing meets demand requirements and provide rationale and assurance for reasons where staffing model has exceeded required levels.
• Arrange shift cover for own portfolio, allocating staff annual leave according to policy and recording staff sickness/absence data appropriately.
• Work with the Workforce Administrator to ensure cover is provided via recruitment agency where required.
• Use information provided by the Workforce/BI Team to conduct informed assessments of predicted staffing levels, ensuring that bank shifts are advertised accurately and in a timely manner.
• Liaise with Service/Clinical Leads and HR to ensure staff are contracted to 80% or more of shifts within each rota in your portfolio. Highlight opportunities for training, upskilling or recruitment.
• Complete regular audits between WORKSuite and other related systems to ensure that the data matches across these and is accurate, supporting the resolution of any errors as required e.g. shift patterns.

We are seeking individuals who are committed to working in an organisation that prides itself on being values based. This ethos extends from the way we deliver care to patients, to the significant investment in our communities and to the way we behave towards each other.

If you’re interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please read the job description for a full outline of the role and responsibilities, including what skills and attributes are essential for our ideal candidate.

Benefits package
As an employee of gtd healthcare, you’ll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, including:
• working for a values-driven organisation;
• competitive salaries;
• access to Wagestream, which provides flexible and on-demand access to stream your pay during the month, in real-time, when picking-up extra shifts;
• 30 days annual leave, rising to 32 after five years of continuous service;
• flexible pension benefits including NHS pension scheme;
• flexible working hours and policies;
• family friendly and carer policies;
• opportunities to apply for innovation and quality awards;
• access to gtd healthcare’s wellbeing initiatives, which offer a wide range of tools and resources;
gtd healthcare social and fun activities;
• cycle to work scheme;
• option to buy and sell annual leave;
• NHS staff discounts e.g. Blue Light Card, Health Service Discounts.

We put patients first – we understand that every person, every family and every community is unique; we always take the time to listen and we respond openly and honestly every time.

We look after our people – we understand that looking after our people helps them look after our patients. We have high expectations of our people and give them the training and support they need to perform exceptionally.

We give great quality care – we aim to meet the highest standards of excellence and safety all the time. If we can’t or don’t meet expectations we will honestly explain why not

We lead the way in transforming primary care – we use our experience and expertise to constructively challenge and suggest new and innovative ways of working, where we think this will improve health, healthcare and people’s experiences of it

We contribute to the wellbeing of our local communities – we aim to be more than a health care provider alone. We will look for opportunities to bring wider health benefits to the communities in which we work.

gtd healthcare is committed to providing equality of opportunity and applications will be considered on the basis of their suitability. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.
gtd healthcare is an NHS Pensions employing authority.

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