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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2019.

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Scheduling Coordinator

Job Reference: 195-19-104-BRH

South Central Ambulance Service
195 11 S Scheduling Centre Hants
£20,150 to £23,363 pa

The Divisional Scheduling Department is an essential team in the heart of South Central Ambulance Services (SCAS). The team works collaboratively with the Operational/Control and 111 staff within the Trust to ensure that we have a robust workforce in place to meet the busy demands of our service. A key role within the Team is the Scheduling Coordinator.

We are currently looking to recruit 2X Scheduling Coordinators on a12 month fixed term contract.

You will be responsible for:

Managing and maintain individual records on the electronic rostering system GRS

The effective scheduling of resources, in line with the agreed service operational plans

Supervising and supporting the scheduling assistants.

We are looking for an individual who is a confident and clear communicator - both verbal and written. You must be organised and able to priorities a busy workload, while maintaining high levels of data accuracy. You will also be a motivated and focused individual. Experience of using GRS is ideal as well as a minimum of 1 year experience working in a scheduling or planning role.

The Scheduling Department is currently operational from 07:00 to 1900 hours seven days a week on a rota basis. Working hours are reviewed regularly and may change subject to service requirement. The successful applicant will need to be available to cover these hours whilst following a rota.

If you are looking for an interesting, fulfilling and challenging opportunity working with an enthusiastic team then we would be very interested to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please email:

Please see the job description and person specification for full job details.

Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient applications.

We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be short listed for this role.


We actively support applications from members of the BME community.

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The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (based on full time hours) plus bank holidays.

All employees are automatically enrolled in NEST or the NHS Pension scheme.

We operate a comprehensive set of policies.

We also operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience.

We work in partnership with our trade unions.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy (formerly known as Whistleblowing). We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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