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Job summary

Main area
Peri-Operative Care
Band 2
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday working)
Job ref
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Salford Care Organisation
£18,870 - £19,918 0
Salary period
18/08/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Covid-19 Pre-Admission Screening Assistant

Band 2

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from the former Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of around 20,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us. 

Job overview

Main purpose of the job:

To ensure all eligible patients are booked in for a pre-admission Covid-19 screen and receive a seamless service from the appointment being booked to the result being received.  

Main duties of the job

To support with patient reminder phone calls before patients come in to hospital.

You will form part of a team who work collaboratively in ensuring that our patients have the best possible experiencing from the beginning of their journey with our hospital.

To support other administration duties within Peri-operative Care as and when required.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

Working for our organisation

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country.  A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: 

Person specification

Essential Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Grade C or above at GCSE Level in English and Maths

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Administration Experience
  • Ability to organise work independantly and adapt to changing priorities
  • Work as a team member
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Experience in dealing with the public
Desirable criteria
  • Previous NHS Experience in an administrative role
  • Familiar with the use of Patient Centre & EPR

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Silver

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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Barry
Job title
Lead Manager for Peri-Operative Care
Email address
Telephone number
0161 206 3242
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