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Bed manager

  • NHS Jobs
  • Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO16 6YD
  • 08/01/2019
Full time

Job Description


The Child Health Care group are looking for 2 non-clinical bed managers; this is a new and exciting post which offers the right person the chance to work in a progressive team managing the bed availability across the Children's hospital.

Working with clinicians, ward nursing staff, matrons and the child health management team you will undertake a range of duties, including placing elective and emergency patients on a daily basis.

The post will involve a range of shifts including some weekends and evenings, with a view to developing further to cover over a 24 hour period.

We are looking for someone who is articulate with excellent interpersonal skills, proactive and motivated. Combined with NHS experience, you will need to have the ability to multi task, organise your own workload whilst remaining calm under pressure and enjoy a challenge. The work is varied requiring an organised approach, attention to detail and strong skills in communication, and administration.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.

Training and support will be provided where needed with ongoing development.

Closing date for applications will be Friday 11 January.

Interviews for this position will take place Wednesday 23 January.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Samantha Carter Operations manager

[email protected]

[email protected]

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