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Patient Coordinator

Avonside Health Centre is a friendly Practice and patient care is at the forefront of everything we do. Due to expanding our team we are looking for a new Patient Coordinator to join our diverse team and help promote our values as a Practice; our mission statement is to provide the best possible healthcare service within the scope of our resources in a caring, confidential and courteous environment. As a Patient Coordinator you will often be the first point of contact for our patients, and the candidate must be person-centred and a team player with an eye for detail and accuracy.

We believe our team are our strongest assets, and as such we strive to provide a positive and supportive working environment. We offer a salary progression plan for this role (details below), membership of the generous NHS Pension Scheme, occupational sick pay after 12 months employment, and we also provide access to an Employee Assistance Programme. This provides unlimited free confidential advice in a number of areas, such as legal and financial advice and online self-help resources, and also offers six free counselling sessions a year per employee.

As this is an expansion to our current team both full and part-time hours will be considered.

To submit your application please send your covering letter and CV to practice.manager@avonsidehc.nhs.uk with the subject “Patient Coordinator Application”.

If you would like to make any informal enquiries please email the management team at practice.manager@avonsidehc.nhs.uk

Patient Coordinator - £9.50 per hour rising to £9.88 per hour after successful completion of a six month probationary period. After 12 months employment this will increase to £10.11 per hour.

Working hours/shift patterns:

  • Mornings 8.15 to 13.00
  • Afternoons 13.00 to 18.00
  • All day is 8.15 to 18.00 with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break
  • Overtime will be required to meet the needs of the Practice when needed e.g. annual leave/sickness cover.

As a Patient Coordinator in General Practice your responsibilities will be:

  • Booking appointments with a variety of clinicians and Allied Health Professionals
  • Processing registrations
  • Processing medication requests
  • Chaperone for clinicians when the HealthCare Assistant is not available
  • Providing front-of-house reception services to patients, checking in patients and answering/resolving queries as needed both in-person and over the phone
  • Dealing with inbound and outbound post as required
  • Updating patient records as required

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a person-centred approach to their work, being approachable and able to work both in a team and individually.

For the full job description and person specification please click here.

Practice Nurse

Exciting opportunity for Practice Nurse at Avonside Health Centre.

  • Due to expansion of our nursing team, we are looking for a Practice Nurse to join our team.
  • Part time or full-time considered (minimum 25 hours per week).
  • Permanent position
  • Salary: £15 to £19 per hour dependant on experience.

Please click here for more information

Clinical Pharmacist

Exciting opportunity for Clinical Pharmacist at Avonside Health Centre.

  • Part-time, Fixed term contract.
  • Contract length: 12 months.
  • Part-time hours: 25 per week.
  • Salary: £20.48 to £25 per hour dependant on experience.

Please see the entire job description here.