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Roster Facilitator

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The post holder will play a key role to drive benefits and embed adoption of the Trust's Rostering systems. This role is critical to the delivery of Trust wide cost improvement programmes whilst concurrently ensuring patient safety through the appropriate deployment of staff.

Main duties of the job

Assist in the production of rosters using data provided by managers during the roll out phase for individual areas, identifying problems using analysis skills such as reading audit logs from roster, verify the applicability of rules and restrictions and analysis of staff working restrictions and the impact they have on the roster. Rectifying these issues until a workable roster is produced.

Conduct workshops with managers to gather data and gain the tacit knowledge they have accumulated in their experience of producing rosters. Use rostering knowledge and skills on system to transfer these requirements into settings on the E-Rostering system.

Support Senior Managers, Clinicians and Unit Managers in the production and analysis of effective rosters to ensure achievement of key performance indicators, indicating if work restrictions in place are unworkable and need to be discussed with staff.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description for full range of duties and responsibilities including roster and people management.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Educated to academic Level 5 (e.g.DipHE, NVQ5, Foundation Degree) or equivalent experience within a relevant field
  • Experience within a HR/Finance or Flexible Staffing environment OR Experience of using eRoster/ESR or equivalent systems
  • Previous experience using Allocate Health Roster or similar


  • ECDL or Prince qualification

Knowledge and Skills


  • Knowledge of range of Microsoft Office Packages
  • Knowledge of statutory Government legislation and requirements for data collection e.g Data Protection Act.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written formats
  • Able to multi-task and continue to function to a high standard when under pressure.
  • Ability to work to tight and moving deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret and explain complex issues in a logical and practical manner
  • Ability to work independently using initiative and as a team member

Personal Skills


  • Proactive, positive and flexible approach to work.
  • Use VDU equipment continuously.

Other Requirements


  • Ability to Travel across all Trust sites

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Clatterbridge Hospital


CH49 5PE

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