• SOM-0095 Area Coordinator, Taunton

    SOM-0095 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 (CAS).

    This position attracts a competitive pay rate of £10.82 per hour.

    We have a permanent Area Coordinator vacancy within the CAS for 19.67 hours per week on a rolling twelve week weekend rota i.e. the successful candidate will work every weekend. There will be opportunities to work additional hours evenings (at appropriate pay rates) to cover annual leave and sickness.

    The position will involve co-ordinating the calls for Somerset, scheduling treatment centre appointments and liaising with our treatment centre staff and Clinicians to coordinate visits. Working alongside the Somerset 111 service to support with A+E and ambulance validation.

    Successful candidates will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and this is an ideal role for those wishing to start or augment 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-0095 and send to ddooh.hr@nhs.net

    Closing date:                                     29/10/2020

    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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