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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/01/2020.

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Freedom of Information Coordinator

Job Reference: 278-FOIC-0120-VC

Employer:
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Information Governance
Location:
Nexus House, 4 Gatwick Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9BG, Crawley
Salary:
£21,089 to £23,761

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’.

Our 3,500 staff provide services to 4.7m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year.


South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’. Our 3,500 staff provide services to 4.7m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Freedom of Information Co-Ordinator. Key duties of this busy role involves reviewing, processing and responding to all Freedom of Information requests within statutory timeframes and in accordance with the Freedom of Information 2000 Act, Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016. The role involves liaising with stakeholders and requestors including external agencies, maintaining accurate records, responding to enquiries as a representative of the Trust in a professional and timely manner. There will also be a need to undertake ad-hoc report writing when required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information about the Freedom of Information Coordinator role please contact:

Giles Adams – Associate Director Quality & Compliance
Giles.adams@secamb.nhs.uk




The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity of all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, The Trust aspires to reflect the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantees an interview to candidates with disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from black, Asian, ethnic minority, and disabled applicants and those from other under-represented groups.

When completing the application please use your passport name and please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

If you have previously applied for this role and was deemed not appointable at any stage of the recruitment process, you cannot normally apply for the same or similar role for a minimum of six months from the date of application. This is to allow time for the candidate to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact recruitment@secamb.nhs.uk stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

When completing the reference section, please include details to cover the last 3 years history.

Due to the high volume of applications at SECAmb, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.

Please note that we contact all applicants via NHS Jobs and would advise you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.

Please be aware that the trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applicants are received.

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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.



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