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Health Records Officer

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2019-26320

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Health Records Department (917607)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£21,089 to £23,761 pa

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Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Please note: If you are an ‘At Risk’ NHS employee you must state this clearly at the top of the Additional Information section on your application form.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link below



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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Records Officer for a 12 months fixed term contract.

You will support the Records Manager with the day to day supervision of Health Records

Department, ensuring the provision of an efficient and quality service in accordance with Trust policies and procedures, and in the most cost effective manner.

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of specific elements of work; examples include ensuring the service is meeting timeframes for scheduled delivery and collection of records for clinics and admissions and ensuring scanning tasks are completed within the agreed service levels; actioning documents received; case note weeding programme, helpdesk function, quality checks, etc.

You will have a strong working knowledge of current Health Records Services legislation and will understand how and when these interlink, always ensuring the best possible patient and Trust outcome to services provided. The post holder will have an understanding of the entire patient administration journey to enable them to support all staff to complete their roles and to ensure they deliver a safe, secure and quality Health Records Service.

To provide leadership as a key member of the team within the department and to deal with operational issues, taking independent action when necessary. To use initiative to work without supervision and manage own workload and that of others. Act as a role model to colleagues within and outside the department, always seeking to maintain the highest standard of professionalism. Behave consistently with the values “My Alder Hey; My Values” and promote these on a daily basis.




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We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.



Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
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Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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