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Therapies Administrator

Band 3

Main area
Orthotics
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 per week
Job ref
392-RNOH922
Site
Therapy Admin (440) L5
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£22,535 to £24,517 pa inc.
Closing
23/04/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the Administration Team in the Orthotics department at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

The administrator will prominently work within its busy Orthotics department at with a friendly team of administrators, clinicians and also a manufacturing facility at Stanmore including workshops.

The post holder will be required to liaise with a clinical and non-clinical staff to facilitate the effective and efficient management of waiting lists and appointment booking systems.

Special Conditions

This post holder will be required to work at both Stanmore and Bolsover Street Sites

The main Orthotics Department is located on the hospital site at Stanmore. There may be the opportunity to crossover with in the RNOH therapies departments.

Applicants should have good written and spoken English, be able to work productively within a team setting and demonstrate initiative. Sound administration/clerical skills would be desirable. You should be polite & professional at all times. Have a flexible approach to work, good time keeping and have the ability to work under pressure.

The RNOH is a national centre of excellence with an international reputation for diagnosis, assessment and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. This ranges from the most acute spinal cord injury, bone tumour and complex joint reconstruction to orthopaedic and specialist rehabilitation. It offers an integrated range of clinical, teaching and research services unique within the UK and in partnership with University College London.

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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

Geeta Kumar, telephone 02039470242, email geeta.kumar1@nhs.net