Medical Workforce Temporary Staffing Advisor(Mat Cover)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

"This is a fixed term post within the Medical Workforce team as the Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor, until Nov 2025. "

As a Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor within Royal Berkshire Hospital, you will play a crucial role in supporting the medical staffing needs of the hospital. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and facilitating the recruitment and placement of temporary medical staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care. Your expertise in staffing processes and knowledge of medical roles and qualifications will be essential in maintaining appropriate staffing levels and ensuring efficient and effective healthcare services at the best market price.

Main duties of the job

To collaborate with department managers to determine temporary staffing requirements and provide advice on temporary staffing matters.To support clinical teams with the management of end-to-end process of recruiting, screening, and selecting temporary medical staff.To work alongside Head of Medical Workforce to drive down temporary staffing medical rates i.e. to negotiate rates with agencies. To match candidates with appropriate job opportunities, considering factors such as skills, experience, and shift availability. To ensure adherence to NHS policies, procedures, and relevant employment laws.

About us

The Royal Berkshire Hospital Paediatric Department covers a large child population of around 125,000 and 5800 deliveries. Dingley Specialist Children's Centre provides multidisciplinary community services alongside experienced allied health professionals and specialist nurses. We cover the West of Berkshire which includes Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire

Date posted

27 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

13 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-6399323CORB5

Job locations

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Reading

RG1 5AN


Job description

Job responsibilities

As a Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor within Royal Berkshire Hospital, you will play a crucial role in supporting the medical staffing needs of the hospital. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and facilitating the recruitment and placement of temporary medical staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care. Your expertise in staffing processes and knowledge of medical roles and qualifications will be essential in maintaining appropriate staffing levels and ensuring efficient and effective healthcare services at the best market price.

'Note- We may close the advert earlier if we get high volume of applicants'

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor within Royal Berkshire Hospital, you will play a crucial role in supporting the medical staffing needs of the hospital. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and facilitating the recruitment and placement of temporary medical staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care. Your expertise in staffing processes and knowledge of medical roles and qualifications will be essential in maintaining appropriate staffing levels and ensuring efficient and effective healthcare services at the best market price.

'Note- We may close the advert earlier if we get high volume of applicants'

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level or equivalent experience

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of liaising with external contacts on behalf of the organisation
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders

Desirable

  • Previous experience with rate negotiation
  • oFamiliarity with NHS policies and procedures related to temporary staffing

Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to prioritise tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level or equivalent experience

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of liaising with external contacts on behalf of the organisation
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders

Desirable

  • Previous experience with rate negotiation
  • oFamiliarity with NHS policies and procedures related to temporary staffing

Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to prioritise tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Head of Medical Workforce

Panchamy Prabhu

Panchamy.Prabhu1@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

07557593505

Date posted

27 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

13 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-6399323CORB5

Job locations

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Reading

RG1 5AN


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