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Triage Co-Ordinator

Job Reference: 833-AB-AS-555-19

Employer:
(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Merrion House
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Are you looking for a new challenge in a constantly evolving role? An exciting secondment opportunity has arisen for a Triage Coordinator in SPUR / Gateway.

SPUR / Gateway is a clinical and customer service team employed to screen, triage and process referrals for people who require health or social care services. We are office based in Leeds City centre.

The role is fast paced and will involve clinical triage of referrals predominantly urgent in nature from both primary and secondary care. Referrals come from a variety of sources including hospitals, GPs, YAS, social workers and other health and social care professionals.


If you are able to adapt to change and have relevant clinical triage / decision making skills then this could be the post for you.

The successful candidate will need to possess an in depth knowledge of complex clinical health conditions and social care issues and be able to use clinical judgement skills to identify what intervention is required based on the health need / presenting problem.

The role is very demanding therefore the ability to be calm under pressure in addition to being able to prioritise work is essential. The post holder will also need to possess excellent communication skills as the role involves communicating with staff and professionals at all levels.

You will also need to be able to use the in house telephony system and have IT skills as we have access to and use systems including System1, Leeds Care Record and CIS in addition to our own electronic files.

If you're convinced you're the best person for this job, let us know more about you! Click apply to submit your application.

**If you are applying on a secondment basis, please ensure you have the approval of your Line Manager prior to applying.**

We would welcome applications from registered nurisng staff or allied health professionals.




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.


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


UK Registration

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



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