Clinical Shift Coordinator

Recruiter
The Newcastle upon Tyn
Location
North East and North Cumbria - Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, Darlington, North Tees, South Tees, Northumberland, Penrith
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
317-2020-08-VC-A
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region's major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff's commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an "employer of choice" offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide "Healthcare at its best with people at our heart".

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.69 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally and nationally and internationally.

The Care Quality Commission has rated us 'Outstanding' for the second time in a row.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK's top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exemplary, high quality registered professional to support the delivery of a vaccine for Covid-19 across the North East and North Cumbria. This programme of work will be the biggest immunisation programme of our time and will be both challenging and rewarding. You will be responsible for providing direct line management to a large team of vaccinators in a fixed mass vaccination site. The successful candidate will provide co-ordination, clinical support and direction to the team on a daily basis both to ensure high standards of clinical application, adherence to local and national guidance and keeping the programme in line with target trajectories for delivery.

You will be someone who is able to work on your own initiative, meet tight deadlines and will need to hold good analytical skills. In addition, you will need to be able to undertake sound decision making when faced with changing clinical situations. Appropriate training and supervision will be provided to ensure you flourish in your role

Essential Requirements

· 1st level Registered Nurse or appropriate Allied Health professional

· Educated to degree level or equivalent experience

· Demonstrable clinical experience

· Ability to prioritise own workload

· Able to work as an effective and responsible team member

· Ability to evaluate own and others contribution to delivering quality care and health promotion to patients, taking appropriate action to improve the patient experience.

· Experience in team management.

· Able to contribute to the setting and maintenance of measurable standards within clinical practice.

· Supervisory experience of junior staff

There are posts available across the North East and North Cumbria region. If you are interested in this role please email nuth.COVIDVaccineNENC@nhs.net for further information.

Previous applicants need not apply as your application is still being considered.

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