Patient and Carer Experience Coordinator (West)
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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We are seeking to appoint aPatient and Carer Experience Coordinator (West) to support the service at Ysbyty Gwynedd Bangor and to provide support across the wider North Wales service.
The role of a Patient and Carer Experience Coordinator is to provide co-ordination and administration support for a range of new and existing services provided by the Patient & Carer Experience Team. The Patient and Carer Experience Coordinatorwill report to the Patient Experience Manager and will work closely with the Patient Advice Liaison Support (PALS) Officers and the Complaints team.
The successful candidate will be expected to act as a daily contact for patients, relatives and carers and to provide support to staff across primary, secondary and community settings. You will need to be enthusiastic, motivated, sensitive and tactful and have experience in communicating with patients, carers, members of the public and staff of all grades in difficult and challenging situations. You will need to have excellent organisation skills and be competent with IT with experience in information collection and analysis. An understanding of NHS working practices is desirable.
The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post.
The ability to travel within the geographical area is also desirable.
Main duties of the job
- Act as a visible point of contact for patients, carers, relatives, members of the public and staff. To support the service phone line and handling sensitive phonecalls
- Support patient, relative and carer feedback through various methods in a variety of clinical settings
- Support the PALS service with day to day enquiries and recording activity on the Datix module and working closely with Complaints colleagues
- Provide a co-ordination and support role for a range of existing services delivered by the Patient & Carer Experience Team to ensure that service priorities are met and supporting the development of new services
- Actively network and build relationships across the Health Board including Primary Care, secondary care, community and the third sector to promote the work of the Patient & Carer Experience Team
- Build and maintain good relationships with management teams, clinical staff and non-clinical staff across the health board.
If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.
Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the "Disability Confident Employer" scheme.
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
- Support the organisation and administration of training initiatives to improve patient and carer experience.
- Support effective communication of information
- Develop and maintain effective IT systems to support the Patient & Carer Experience Team
- Produce a variety of weekly, monthly, annual and ad hoc reports reporting on patient and carer feedback and PALS activity
- Supporting the feedback of compliments and the weekly Feelgood Friday
- Provide general administrative support to the team.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.
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