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Rota Coordinator Medicine & OPS

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
This role is to manage the Medicine and Older Persons Services junior doctors rotas. The candidate will work alongside other Rota Coordinators and a Rota Assistant to ensure smooth running of the day to day service.
  • Alongside the consultants, create, implement and co-ordinate a compliant 24 hour rota for Post Graduate doctors in training
  • Act as Rota Co-ordinator across the areas of responsibility and where required taking full responsibility for decision making on a day to day basis, and being the point of contact for all enquiries concerning on call rotas, annual leave, study leave and sick leave.

Base Location: Bournemouth

Interview Date: TBC:

Main duties of the job

Responsible for recording doctor annual/study/sick leave and escalate to relevant Clinical Directors,

Managers or consultants areas of concern or threats to service continuity.

Ensure the on-call consultant rota is always adequately up to date.

Attend Clinical Leads meeting presenting staffing report Cross cover other Rota Coordinators due to annual/sick leave across the Medical & OPS care group for UHD Line management of the Band 4 Rota Coordinators

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 be responsible for, create and maintain compliant ward cover and on call junior staffing rotas across the Medical Care Group.
  • Be able to make decisions regarding the rotas on a day to day basis. Be a point of contact for all enquiries concerning medical staffing, including the coordination of annual leave, study leave, sick leave and budgetary issues relating to medical staff. Be able to identify when issues or decisions need to be escalated to Clinical Leads/Directors, a Manager or Consultant.
  • Day to day management of Doctors staff rota enquiries within the department and to take full responsibility for decision making.
  • To be responsible for the administration of clinical staff annual leave and study leave
  • Act as an advisor and point of contact for the Directorate Management Team on day to day issues.
  • Deal with or escalate as appropriate, complex issues that require resolution, as instructed by clinicians when applicable.

Person Specification



  • Management/Leadership qualification or Equivalent knowledge and experience of administrative duties in an NHS environment


  • Expertise acquired through training and relevant experience in implementing administrative and organisational policies and procedures.



  • Significant administration and clerical experience


  • Demonstrable NHS experience

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Demonstrates competence in word processing, spreadsheets & databases


  • Knowledge Health Rota

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Bournemouth Hospital

Castle Lane East



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