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PALS Coordinator - Band 6

Main area
Quality Department
Contract
6 Months Secondment
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-SG-AC-1348407
Site
Coventry
Town
Coventry
Salary
£28,050 - £36,644 pro rata per annum
Closing
26/10/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

To work within our integrated Quality Department to ensure PALS enquiries are investigated and responded to within the PALS management Plan and timescales. To manage the PALS staff to ensure a pro-active approach to the management of PALS enquiries across the Trust, ensuring that learning from PALS and trend analysis is fed back positively to change practice. To support senior members of staff across wards and departments to enable timely and high quality investigations and responses on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer. To provide day-to-day guidance to staff involved in PALS enquiries and investigation handling within the Trust.

Proposed Interview Date: 12th and 13th November 2018.

Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paula Lloyd-Knight on Paula.Lloyd-Knight@uhcw.nhs.uk or 02476 96 5166

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
27685