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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/12/2019.

Clinical Coder

Job Reference: 236-COR-AC33-2019-F

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Coding
Salford Care Organisation, Salford
£21,089 - £23,761

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

This is for Salford based staff and you may be asked to provide support across the Trusts, this includes Salford Royal, North Manchester General, Royal Oldham, Rochdale and Fairfield as part of the Northern Care Alliance.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Coder to join our team. You will have clinical coding experience across specialties in an acute setting and will hold the National Clinical Coding Qualification (ACC) or be working towards.

You should be able to organise your own workload and work as part of the team to deliver timely and accurate coded data to meet Trust deadlines.

The Coding Team is a skilled team with an excellent reputation that ensures complete and accurate coding of Trust activity. We have an in-house Training Team and an Audit Team to support you and help you advance through specialties.

While you will have daily duties and responsibilities, the spectrum of work may be broad across the Departments various functions. Please refer to the job description for more details.

As part of the Northern Care Alliance you will be able to work across sites supporting various teams covering a wider range of specialties; appropriate expenses will be paid.

We have a focus on progression and promoting from within the team so opportunities can and do arise.

In addition to this we offer flexibility around hours.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, sexual preference, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

Previous applicants need not apply.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sara Parry

0161 206 0802

If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values (patient and customer focus, continuous improvement. Accountability and respect) help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and our staff.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly.

Service details will be requested electronically from the previous employer for applicants who have NHS service

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