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Medical Workforce Temporary Staffing Advisor(Mat Cover)

Employer
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Reading
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
This is a fixed term post within the Medical Workforce team as the Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor, until Nov 2025.

As a Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor within Royal Berkshire Hospital, you will play a crucial role in supporting the medical staffing needs of the hospital. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and facilitating the recruitment and placement of temporary medical staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care. Your expertise in staffing processes and knowledge of medical roles and qualifications will be essential in maintaining appropriate staffing levels and ensuring efficient and effective healthcare services at the best market price.

Main duties of the job

To collaborate with department managers to determine temporary staffing requirements and provide advice on temporary staffing matters.To support clinical teams with the management of end-to-end process of recruiting, screening, and selecting temporary medical staff.To work alongside Head of Medical Workforce to drive down temporary staffing medical rates i.e. to negotiate rates with agencies. To match candidates with appropriate job opportunities, considering factors such as skills, experience, and shift availability. To ensure adherence to NHS policies, procedures, and relevant employment laws.

About us

The Royal Berkshire Hospital Paediatric Department covers a large child population of around 125,000 and 5800 deliveries. Dingley Specialist Children's Centre provides multidisciplinary community services alongside experienced allied health professionals and specialist nurses. We cover the West of Berkshire which includes Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a Temporary Medical Staffing Advisor within Royal Berkshire Hospital, you will play a crucial role in supporting the medical staffing needs of the hospital. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and facilitating the recruitment and placement of temporary medical staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care. Your expertise in staffing processes and knowledge of medical roles and qualifications will be essential in maintaining appropriate staffing levels and ensuring efficient and effective healthcare services at the best market price.

'Note- We may close the advert earlier if we get high volume of applicants'

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level or equivalent experience


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of liaising with external contacts on behalf of the organisation
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders


Desirable

  • Previous experience with rate negotiation
  • oFamiliarity with NHS policies and procedures related to temporary staffing


Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to prioritise tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Reading

RG1 5AN

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