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Clinical Coordinator - Hospital at Night

Job Description

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic and successful organisation with a strong organisational and personal development focus. With approximately 5700 employees and a turnover of £352 million, the Trust provides a comprehensive range of secondary care services to the people of Calderdale and Huddersfield and has an exceptional reputation for service delivery.

The Foundation Trust aims to design and implement services, policies and measures that meet the diverse needs of our service, population and workforce.

Clinical Coordinator - Hospital at Night

Hours: Full-time

An exciting opportunity has come up to be part of a new initiative in rolling out the Nervecentre task management. Nervecentre task management system ‘Hospital at Night’ (H@N) streams and prioritises all ‘tasks’ created in the “Out Of Hours” period, enabling the clinical co-ordinator to work with a team of medical and support staff to deliver the Right care, to the Right Patient, at the Right Time. H@N requires this co-ordination to function.

The post holder works as part of the Hospital at Night Team and is responsible on a shift-by-shift basis for proactively managing the clinical workload for the Hospital at Night team. The visible presence of post holders will be key in supporting staff working across all aspects of patient care.

The post holder will provide leadership, clinical support and advice to nursing and junior medical staff acting as the first point of contact and making referrals to or coordinating the contribution of other members of the Hospital at Night team.

They will efficiently provide and maintain high quality clinical care for patients out of hours and contribute to the teaching, development and supervision of all grades of staff.

The post holder will be required to rotate between both sites that make up Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, and will be expected to rotate onto days at weekends and Bank Holidays. The team has a base at both campuses.

We are committed to education and practice development and can offer an induction package suitable to your learning needs as well as multi-disciplinary clinical supervision These are posts with clear development plans. Applications are welcome from applicants who currently do not have all of the desirable qualifications on the person specification. A development programme will be delivered to enable the successful applicants to gain these skills and qualifications. On successful completion there will be an opportunity to progress to a Band 7 Clinical Co-Ordinator.

Any applicants who already have Non-Medical Prescribing and Clinical Examination skills will be paid at Band 7 as soon as they have achieved the Trusts Clinical Co-Ordinator competencies.

For any further information, please contact Annette Burnby, Catherine Briggs or Bev Walker through the hospital switch board.

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. Please be aware that you will be charged for this check and monies will be deducted from your salary on commencement in post. This will be taken in instalments over a three month period. Please note that if you are successful in being offered a position, you will be required to participate in the DBS Update Service at a cost of £1300 which you will also be required to pay. For further information on the DBS Update service, please click on the link provided.

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