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Medical Resourcing Officer

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

#TeamUHD are looking for a medical recruitment officer to lead a team of medical recruitment administrators who are responsible for the recruitment of all Trust grade doctors and consultants within UHD.

This is a fast paced role with changing priorities and a varied workload. We're searching for someone with extensive experience of working within recruitment who understands NHS recruitment procedures and managing a team. Due to the complexity of medical recruitment, someone with previous experience/knowledge of working in a medical recruitment role would be ideal.

You will need to be an effective communicator as you'll be supporting managers of all levels within the trust and your team to carry out recruitment activity providing advice and guidance of fair recruitment practice and trust recruitment procedures.

In addition you will be supporting candidates to create a positive candidate journey through all stages on recruitment and through to onboarding. Experience of international recruitment and sponsorship would be advantageous.

Why join us?
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Access to health and wellbeing services
  • Enrolment into our generous NHS pension scheme
  • NHS discounts at thousands of retailers
  • Working with a friendly team

Base Location: Yeoman's House, Yeomans Way

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the role Include:-

- Being responsible for the Medical Resourcing services across university Hospitals Dorset as part of the wider recruitment Team

- Oversight of workloads for the team including providing train, advice and guidance to the team

- Responsible for providing guidance and support on recruitment practice for Recruiting managers

- Attending Interviews with Medics providing Recruitment guidance

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have about this at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent experience


  • CIPD membership/ qualification/ Or willingness to undertake



  • Direct and recent experience of running a medical recruitment function and of actively recruiting medical staff including consultants
  • Use of a range of recruitment and selection methods
  • Setting up and maintaining effective tracking and administrative systems
  • Line management


  • Experience of recruitment in other organisations



  • Excellent organisation and prioritising skills
  • Knowledge of current medical human resources issues at both Trust and national level

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Yeomans House

Yeomans Way



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