This is an exciting and new opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join the child health paediatric Neurology team. If successful you will be working as a MDT coordinator for the Neuromuscular service at SGH, this is a new and exciting post and we are keen to hear from you if you feel you have the credentials to meet the demands of this busy service.
An opportunity has arisen to join an established multidisciplinary team as a 0.8WTE Band 4 service co-ordinator to support both the inpatient and outpatient specialist services for patients with Neuromuscular disorders in Southampton General Hospital. The successful applicant will work alongside the Regional Paediatric Neuromuscular Service under the direction of a Consultant lead.
The Regional Paediatric Neuromuscular Service provides care for patients across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, West Sussex, the Isle of Wight, the Channel Islands and other parts of the South of England. Our team consists of Consultant Paediatric Neurologists, Specialist Nurse Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist and Speech therapy. Multidisciplinary clinics occur twice a month, with additional neuro respiratory and transition clinics occurring during the year.
The service is part of the North Star Network and SMA Reach programme supporting excellence in care. The Team are members of the national neuromuscular network, which is committed to improving patient assessment and care for those children with neuromuscular disease
The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the neuromuscular team, and will be given support and guidance in developing this role. This post would involve actively managing the administrative processes attached to patient pathways, ensuring a smooth and efficient service for both the multidisciplinary team and patients, in order to deliver a high quality administration service and a positive patient experience, The post holder will be responsible for the collection and monitoring of data pertaining to the service and contributing to service development. The post holder will provide support in relation to local database creation and management and data entry to National databases. Good organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to work autonomously are key attributes,
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.
As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.
UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
Interviews will be held on Thursday, 04 February 2021.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.