Physiotherapy Team Administrator Sussex Orthopaedic Treatment Centre
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
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The University of Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting new opportunity for a dedicated Band 3 Physiotherapy Team Administrator to join our Orthopaedic Physiotherapy team at The Sussex Orthopaedic Treatment Centre, in the heart of Mid Sussex.
The Sussex Orthopaedic Treatment Centre is a specialist unit for patients undergoing elective and trauma orthopaedic surgery, including major joint replacements and day case surgery. Excitingly, we have recently been accredited by GIRFT (a national programme promoting excellence in surgery) as an orthopaedic surgical hub - one of only 8 pilot sites across the country. Currently we have several exciting patient improvement projects ongoing; including performing the first day case joint replacements in Sussex, and robotic surgery.
The department is committed to professional development which is facilitated through an established IPR, mentoring schemes and dedicated CPD time.
Main duties of the job
Main duties of the job
This is a new post and will require a hard working and enthusiastic individual to support our clinical team. The successful candidate will require excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. Experience in a healthcare setting would be an advantage, but not essential.
Under the supervision of the Clinical Team Lead, the post holder will be responsible for the management of the majority of administrative duties for our small, friendly, physiotherapy department.
Although this is predominantly anadministrative role, there may also be a small clinical element to this post. After appropriate training, the candidate may be required to assist physiotherapists in the assessment and treatment of patients.
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Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Main responsibilities include:
- Equipment Management
- Clinic bookings
- Coordination of onward patient referrals
- Collation and data presentation; of departmental statistics and audits.
- Answering the departmental telephone and emails
- Assisting with inputting information relating to the physiotherapy team on the SOTC website, and other social media platforms.
- Printing and photocopying physiotherapy paperwork.
- Taking and typing up meeting minutes.
- Administration of our physiotherapy patient information leaflets/booklets.
- Assisting with the (admin related) training and induction of new clinical staff and students.
Please read attached Person Specification and Job Description for full information, and ensure you meet these requirements before applying.
Previous Admin Experience
Strong IT skills
Strong Communication Skills
Evidence of working within a team
Strong Organisational Skills
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