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Administrator To The Guardian Of Safe Working Hours

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Main area
Human Resources
Grade
3
Contract
Fixed term
Hours
Part time: 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
185-A-20-83964
Town
Exeter,
Salary
£18,813 - £20,795 per annum / pro rata
Closing
24/02/2020 23:59

The Trust is looking to appoint an Administrator to support its’ Guardian of Safe Working Hours.

The Guardian of Safe Working Hours (GoSWH) is a contractual requirement of the 2016 Terms and Conditions for Doctors in Training. The GoSWH ensures that issues of compliance with safe working hours are addressed by the Junior Doctors and the Trust. The GoSWH also provides assurance to the Trust’s Board that Junior Doctors’ working hours are safe.

In this Administrator role you will work closely with the Guardian of Safe Working Hours to oversee the exception reporting process for the Trust.

Exception Reporting is the mechanism by which Junior Doctors can inform the Trust when their day to day work varies significantly and or regularly from their agreed working pattern. Primarily these variations will be:

• Differences in Total Working Hours (including opportunities for rest breaks)• Difference in the pattern of hours worked• Difference in the educational opportunities and support available • Immediate Safety Concerns

You will co-ordinate information and provide support for quarterly board reports on exception reporting. The role will also include centrally co-ordinating additional payments for Junior Doctors as a result of working additional hours. You will also organise/book regular Junior Doctor Forum meetings where you will also take minutes and record actions. Therefore, experience of minute taking is desirable.

It is essential that you have excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills. You will also be a proactive team player who is able to develop strong and effective working relationships.

You will have excellent computer/keyboard skills and the ability to use all Microsoft applications. You will be able to demonstrate previous experience of administration including of database systems and previous experience of working in busy, customer facing role.

A flexible and pragmatic approach to your work and exceptional organisational skills that will enable you to manage a varied workload, with competing priorities and deadlines, is also key to success in this role.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.  For current NHS Employees this post could be a secondment opportunity

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

 

Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matt Heather matt.heather@nhs.net 01392 404556

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.