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Clinical Coder

Job Reference: 165-19-07-184

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
165 Coding Team
£21,089 to £23,761 or £24,214 - £30,112 pa

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Coder - Based Qualification this role with either be Band 4 or Band 5

Coding Team

Corporate Operations

37.5 hours per week

Permanent Contract

Due to a vacancy arising within our Clinical Coding Department, we are delighted to advertise the role of Clinical Information Assurance Officer here at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

For the role we are looking for a highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Coder, you could be either an experienced and qualified ACC Clinical Coder or an experienced Coder (without ACC) with at least 5 years NHS Clinical Coding experience (ACC or Time Served Experienced Clinical Coder – Pay Band dependent)

As a Clinical Coder at Rotherham you will play a key role in the continual coding improvement across the department and the Trust. You will be responsible for mentoring less experienced staff / Trainee Clinical Coders, engaging with clinicians alongside having a realistic coding workload and productivity output whilst maintaining high Coding standards, the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload and work as part of the wider team are essential to the role with the expectations of working to and meeting tight department & Trust deadlines.

ACC qualified staff will be paid within the Band 5 pay band and time served experienced unqualified Clinical Coders will be paid within the Band 4 pay band but will also receive an additional 10% of monthly salary premium.

The right candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, an extensive knowledge of clinical coding rules and conventions, as well as an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology and medical terminology.

Only applicants fulfilling the essential requirements of the Person Specification will be considered. It is important, therefore, that your statement in support of your application reflects those requirements.

If you require further information regarding this post please contact:

Martin Clarke

Health Informatics Service Manager

Clinical Coding

Health Informatics

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


S60 2UD

Tel: 01709 424623


This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application quickly to avoid missing your chance to apply. Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs and this will appear on your homepage under 'Interviews'.

In applying for this post, you give the Trust permission to use your data for recruitment purposes.

Please ensure your application includes referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. TRFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

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