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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/10/2019.

Resource Coordinator

Job Reference: 202-A-19-10951

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Trust HQ, Exeter
£18,813 per annum

Due to expansion and growth, we are currently looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individual’s to join the Resource Operations Centre (ROC) teams in Exeter.

The ROC is an integral part of South Western Ambulance Service and is one of the SWAST 5 – which are the 5 departments that provide a critical function in delivering patient care.

The Resource Coordinator role is based around the maintenance and administration of the Global Rostering System (GRS). The system co-ordinates personnel records, rota patterns and staff abstraction’s to produce invaluable organisational data, and all important projected resourcing levels.

This role requires constant monitoring of A&E staff resource levels as well as analysis of abstractions to ensure optimum numbers of A&E vehicles.  Using the information from GRS, the Resource Coordinators process Annual Leave requests, populate training courses and proactively work to improve any shortfalls in staff cover.

As this is an Emergency Service, the post holder will be required to work between the hours of 0700-1900, and be prepared to work their share of weekends and public holidays. This is approximately 1 weekend every 4 weeks till 1700, which attracts an additional payment for unsocial hours when worked.

A fantastic role to that opens the door to all aspects of the South Western Ambulance Service. Providing progression through supervisory roles, line management, data analysis and project management.

If you have talent in planning and organisation, and are energised by teamwork and the NHS, this could be just what you are looking for.

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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