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Driver/ Operational Assistant

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
United Kingdom £8.82 + enhancements
Permanent & Full-time NHS_NUUmyHz1bi7t

Driver/ Operational Assistant

Job Reference: J320-SOM-0094

Employer: Location: Shepton Mallet Salary: £8.82 + enhancements

SOM-0094 Driver/Operational Assistant, Shepton Mallet

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Integrated Urgent Care Service to recruit an overnight Driver/Operational Assistant based at our Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre.

This position attracts a base hourly rate of £8.82 and you will also receive the following enhancements:

• £0.55 per hour for hours worked weekdays between 18.00 and 23.00 hours

• £1.20 per hour for hours worked between 23.00 and 08.00 hours and weekends.

A training rate will also be applicable.

Over a four week rolling rota the successful candidates will be contracted to work 27 hours per week to cover the overnight period at weekends from 23:00- 08:00. There may be opportunities to pick up extra sessions during weekday evenings and weekends (at appropriate role / shift pay rates) to cover for annual leave and sickness.

The non-clinical role requires you to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team speaking to patients, carers and healthcare professionals who require urgent healthcare advice and support during the out of hours period.

You are required to have excellent logistical and organisational skills in order to ensure the co-ordination of workload within the Locality.

Roles involve:
  • Administration / receptionist-type duties, such as booking patients in on the computer system
  • Liaising with our Clinical Assessment Centre, Doctors and Nurses to ensure the smooth running of the service
  • Driving company vehicles to transport GPs and equipment to patients' homes
  • Checking drugs stock
  • Other similar duties.

Candidates must be flexible and able to travel to the place of work during the evenings and weekends.

If you have an excellent telephone manner, accurate record keeping, outstanding customer service skills, good IT knowledge and would like to work as part of the team, this job may be for you.

The interview process will include an evaluation of keyboard and communication skills plus an assessment to demonstrate decision making skills and geographical knowledge.

Full details and rota patterns are available on the Job Description and Devon Doctors Website.

Benefits of working for us include:

• 22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

• NHS Pension

• Cycle to work scheme

• 1 Paid Volunteering day per year
  • Access to a free 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts at Retailers via Perkbox
Devon Doctors has been delivering urgent primary care in Devon to an exceptional standard for twenty two years. Our sister companies, Access Health, Somerset OOH and Access Dental also offer a range of dentistry and primary care services across the Peninsula.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences to contribute to the diversity of our organisation.

Closing date: 22/10/2020

Interview date: TBC

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