Specialist administration team leader

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

Within the cardiovascular and thoracic care group our aim is to provide care and treatment of the highest standard, support leading edge teaching and research, pioneer new techniques and take an innovative approach to improve the quality of everything we do.

We currently have a full time SAT Team Leader post available leading our cardiology & vascular PPC team (patient pathway coordinator).

This is an exciting opportunity in managing a small team of patient pathway coordinators, who oversee the cardiac surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery and adult congenital cardiology services for the cardiovascular and thoracic care group.

So if you are a dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic individual with a responsible approach and a flexible outlook you may wish to join our busy and challenging department.

Experience in working in the Trust or managing a team would be beneficial. You should have a caring, courteous manner with a thorough understanding of good customer service skills. The role is varied and busy and you will need to have a flexible approach to a demanding work load with changing priorities.

An understanding of the 18 week patient pathway is essential as part of this role will require you to register and monitor consultant’s patient’s referrals.

You will have  a good general level of education and be computer literate. You will have experience of working with the general public and an excellent telephone manner. You must be able to work well both within a team and unsupervised, have good communication and organisational skills and be able to work efficiently under pressure.

Previous experience of working with the Trust computerised administration systems is desirable, as you will be actively involved in using the hospital computer based system.

You should enjoy working as part of a varied multidisciplinary team, and will have contact with medical and nursing staff, GP practices, patients and other District General hospitals.

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.

Closing date for applications will Sunday 24February.

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:


http://www.discoversouthampton.co.uk/   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy

https://www.uhs-vle.co.uk/   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS

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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

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789
Web: http://careers.uhs.nhs.uk/

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21 February 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £20,150 - £23,363 pa GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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