• SOM-0074 Area Coordinator

    SOM-0074 Area Coordinator, Taunton

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within the GP Out of Hours Service to recruit an Area Coordinator based at our Taunton Clinical Assessment Centre.

    This position attracts a competitive pay rate of £10.82 per hour on a 17.3 hour contract working weekends only. There will be opportunities to work additional hours evenings and weekends to cover annual leave and sickness.

    These non-clinical roles involve you working in a multi-disciplinary team receiving calls from patients, carers and healthcare professionals as well as booking appointments and coordinating cases which may require urgent care in the out of hours period. This is an ideal role for anyone wishing to develop a career in healthcare.

    We are looking for team players who are comfortable working unsupervised, with a positive approach. You should have an excellent telephone manner in order to deliver an outstanding service to our patients. The shift patterns are varied working evenings, overnights and weekends, including Bank Holidays. Candidates must be flexible and able to travel to their place of work during the evenings and weekends.

    Meddcare provides the GP Out of Hours service that covers the County of Somerset and part of the Devon Doctors Group. We are a Social Enterprise and exist to benefit the communities we serve. We are run by Healthcare professionals, owned by GP practices and don’t have any stakeholders. Any profits we make are used to improve our services.

    Are you passionate about helping others?

    Are you looking for a career path in Healthcare?

    Can you work under Pressure?

    If you have an excellent telephone manner, outstanding customer service skills, good IT knowledge and would like to work as part of a call centre team, this job may be for you.

    What we require from you:

    •             Commitment to working evenings, overnights and weekends plus bank holidays

    •             Strong Communication Skills

    •             Customer Service Skills

    •             An Empathetic Manner

    Full details are available on the Job Description.

    Benefits of working for us include:

    •  22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
    • NHS Pension
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • 1 Paid Volunteering day per year
    • Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme
    • Discounts at retailers via Perkbox

    We are committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences to contribute to the diversity of our organisation.

    To apply for this role, please complete an application form quoting the reference number SOM-0074 send to ddooh.hr@nhs.net or post to HR Department, Devon Doctors LTD, Osprey House, Suite 1, Osprey Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7WP. Telephone Number: 01392 823156.


    Closing date:                                     27/02/2020

    Interview date:                                TBC



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    Devon Doctors Ltd and its subsidiaries Access Health and Access Dental are social enterprises. We exist to benefit the communities we serve. We’re run by healthcare professionals, owned by GP practices, and don’t have any stakeholders. Any profits we might make are used to improve our services.

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