Clinical Coding Trainer

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

An fantastic opportunity has arisen to join and support the Clinical Coding Training team for the Northern Care Alliance.

You should have great communicative skills, be enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced environment, able to manage and prioritise your own workload, and be driven to ensure we have high quality coding within our department. You will be approachable and supportive to the Clinical Coding teams, providing timely guidance, feedback and helping to motivate them to improve the quality of coding in all aspects.

Staff applying for this position will be able to negotiate their base at one of the NCA sites. In addition to this, we offer hybrid working, with the expectation of working part of the time on site, and part remotely. However you will eb required to travel and work across all sites within the NCA.

All applicants must hold Accredited Clinical Coder (ACC) status and have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience of working in a clinical coding department.

For current NHS Digital approved Clinical Coding Trainers - applicants with this certification will commence as a Band 6.

If you are not NHS Digital qualified, you will be recruited into the post on Band 5 AfC with an upgrade to Band 6 upon successfully obtaining NHS Digital approved Clinical Coding Trainer status.

Main duties of the job

Working closely with our other clinical coding trainer youwill have responsibility for the delivery of a comprehensive training programme to the Trusts clinical coding department as well as implement and deliver regular approved training sessions for clinical coders, clinicians, and managers to improve knowledge of clinical coding and related topics.

The post holder will advise and assist in the implementation of new guidance and standards, ensuring that local policies and guidance are updated to best serve the needs of the Organisation, and which conform to national coding standards.

The NCA Clinical Coding teams cover across the Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford Care Organisation's. For the BRO sites there are a mixture of electronic and case notes, and at Salford there is an fully electronic patient record (EPR).

About us

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person Specification

Essential criteria


  • NHS Digital Approved Trainer
  • TAP certification
  • Accredited Clinical Coder (ACC) status

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