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Senior Rota Coordinator

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5- Senior Rota Coordinator, Women's and Children's CSU's

37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Rota Coordinator role within the Women's and Children's Clinical Service Unit's at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

You will work in an administrative and managerial team liaising with Consultants, junior doctors and the wider teams.

This dynamic role involves the planning and coordination of medical staff in the Women's and Children's CSU's. This will include rota management, participation in recruitment and selection, training, performance management and day to day management of all medical workforce rotas.

Main duties of the job

This role will lead on strengthening and developing further administrative practice within the CSU's. The post holder must ensure the provision of high quality patient care by efficiently developing, implementing and co-ordinate medical staffing rotas and highlight any requirements for locum cover in a timely manner.

You will be responsible for producing data and reporting on the effectiveness of the rotas, ensuring all absence is recorded accurately and in a timely manner. You will have a daily overview of activities, anticipate problems and autonomously resolve situations expediently.

About us

This job involves working with and supporting the Service Managers within the specialities to provide a comprehensive administration service ensuring adequate cover is provided at all times.

Candidates should have the ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with multi-professional colleagues, an ability to work under pressure whilst being diplomatic, calm and proactive.

You will have a high standard of communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with staff at all levels. You will have enthusiasm, motivation and the ability to negotiate and influence. We require someone who will ensure we put our patients first to ensure the best patient experience.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the Person Specification carefully before applying and ensure you meet at least the essential criteria.

The post will be subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

Informal enquiries to: Nicola OGrady, Service Manager, Womens Services or Anne Pinkney, Deputy General Manager, Childrens Services,

We can offer staff gymnasiums on hospital sites, subsidised restaurants, final salary pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Person Specification



  • Educated to NVQ level 4/BTEC
  • Diploma in Management or other supervisory /management qualification
  • Evidence of on-going personal development



  • Demonstrate previous involvement in staff recruitment and selection training and development managing performance and attendance management.
  • Experience of analysing performance data and for identifying ways in which the service can be improved at a service, team and individual level.
  • Experience of rota coordination, in a multi- disciplinary team and of multiple staff groups.
  • Minimum 3 years' administrative experience in the NHS
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence



  • Strong working knowledge and proficient in the use of Microsoft packages, in particular Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to present data in a way that is easy to understand
  • Ability to build working relationships with multi professional teams and across CSU's which support the delivery of the service.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence whilst flexible and approachable
  • Ability to problem-solve, prioritise and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to motivate self, staff and improve individuals and team performance.
  • Able to manage stressful situations and challenge decisions to ensure that patient needs are met.
  • Being well organised with practical, log and analytical approach to work.
  • Able to handle multiple streams of communication effectively, whilst ensure all are dealt within appropriate timeframes
  • Ability to interpret and analyse activity and performance related data and to be able to consider a range of options for improving team performance.
  • Diplomatic, calm and proactive
  • Concentrate for prolonged periods of time showing high accuracy and level of attention to detail.



  • Understanding of what the NHS Constitution means to you, and your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues.
  • Understanding of the HR policies and process and their application within a team setting
  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how this affects patients, visitors and staff

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Women's and Newborn Unit

Smith Lane



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