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18 Week RTT Validation Officer

Job Reference: 425-A-19-26701

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Performance and Contracting
£17,787 to £20,448 per annum


Sheffield Children’s Hospital is currently seeking to appoint a full-time 18-week Referral to Treatment (RTT) Validation Officer to review the journeys our patients take and ensure that the trust reports these accurately to ensure that our patients receive the right treatment at the right time.

You will work across the various specialties, gaining an understanding of the patient pathways within all of them as well as the rules, structures and practices that exist in order to facilitate them. Responsible for the monitoring of data quality and liaising with departments on data quality issues, you will provide support and guidance in the development and implementation of education and training programmes to ensure the successful delivery of the service and prevent issues reoccurring.

The successful candidate must be able to work under pressure dealing with high volumes of data validation ensuring that all relevant data is accurately recorded and updated on the Trust Patient Administration System. You will be required to prioritise workloads in order to support weekly and monthly deadlines and maintain confidentiality at all times.

For further information or for informal enquiries, please contact Joseph Tansley, Contracts and Performance Manager at

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

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

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