Vascular Service Administrator / Co-ordinator
NHS AfC: Band 5
We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work.
At East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) we provide safe, compassionate and high quality hospital and community care to the half a million people living in East Sussex or visiting our local area. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex with an annual income of £476 million and we are the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive health services are provided by over 7000 dedicated members of staff working from two acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites across East Sussex and in people’s own homes.
In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the health and care regulator, rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. Our acute hospital at Hastings and our Community Services are also rated ‘Outstanding’. Our acute hospital at Eastbourne is rated ‘Good’.
In the summer of 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ (BFF) programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals at Eastbourne, Hastings and Bexhill, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come. Our plans are ambitious and include the repair, refurbishment and in some cases expansion of large parts of our hospitals at Bexhill, Eastbourne, and Hastings.
A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.
In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff at ESHT will also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a secondment/fixed term contract working with the Vascular Service.
The role will encompass full administrative duties, tracking patients through their pathway and supporting in the efficient and smooth running of the service.
Main duties of the job
To co-ordinate Vascular patient pathways, ensuring that all Vascular patients referred via the NAASP route are treated within national waiting time targets.
To manage the process of diagnosis and treatment whilst ensuring the collection, verification and input of complete and accurate data for the Vascular patient pathways, through from referral to treatment and follow up for the purpose of meeting national Vascular requirements.
To provide a comprehensive secretarial service to the department, process clinical correspondence and communicate with patient and others to maintain safe patient pathways.
The post holder will be required to work as part of a team with other secretaries and provide cross cover during periods of staff absence.
Working for our organisation
We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work
We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.
In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.
In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the job description attached.
If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.
- Good standard of educated to GCSE / A Level - including English and Maths
- Previous experience of working in the NHS or other large organisation
- Awareness of National Vascular Targets
- The ability to communicate and negotiate with a wide range of staff groups from Consultants, Managers and ward clerks
This post will require a submission for Disclosure to be made to check for any unspent criminal convictions.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Wendy Mills
- Job title
- Service Manager
- Email address