Patient pathway coordinator

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Wessex Neurological Centre; we are looking for an enthusiastic patient pathway coordinator to join the established neuropsychology admin team. This post is 16 hours per week across Wednesday to Friday and requires the successful applicant to work within a busy department, alongside clinical professionals and admin teams.  In this role the post holder will be responsible for producing accurate and timely administration work across this department.  This post holder will be organised and provide comprehensive admin support to the clinicians and their team.  We are looking for a person who pays attention to detail, is articulate, conscientious and enjoys working in a busy environment. 

You will be assigned secretarial responsibilities to assist with correspondence and administration. This will include dealing with clinics and liaising with patients and relatives with their queries.  The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrator with good IT skills who enjoys team work. 

As one of the UK’s largest and busiest neuroscience units, the Wessex Neurological Centre provides an integrated 24 hour acute neurosurgical assessment, investigation and treatment service to a population of more than three million people. In addition to outpatient care, our team treats around 4,000 inpatients each year.

The centre also houses a large state-of-the-art intensive care unit. For ambitious clinical physiologists specialising in neurophysiology, this offers a hugely diverse and challenging working environment. There are opportunities to gain experience in a wide range of procedures within this busy centre including electroencephalography (EEG), evoked potentials (EPs) and nerve conduction studies (NCS), building a solid foundation for future career progression into more specialist techniques such as intra-operative monitoring (IOM) and video-telemetry (VT).

We have two areas dedicated to treating and aiding recovery from strokes: our hyper acute stroke unit and stroke rehab ward. Our stroke outcomes are among the best in the country, and with plans to expand the hyper acute stroke unit over the next few months, we hope to soon become a regional centre for mechanical thrombectomy.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.

Closing date for applications will be Tuesday 22 January. 

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789

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22 January 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £ 17,787 - £ 20,448 per annum GBP per year
Healthcare and Medical
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