• Driver / Operational Assistant (SOM-0037)

    £8.65 per hours + enhancements

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in Somerset as a Driver/ Operational Assistant.

    This role is for an annualised hours contract to cover a mixture of evening, overnight and weekend shifts across Somerset. It attracts a rate of pay of £8.65 per hour basic pay with enhancements for evening/night shifts.

    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. Both 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. 

    Full details are available on the Job Description.

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

    The interview process will include an evaluation of keyboard and communication skills plus an assessment of the candidate’s geographical knowledge of Somerset. 

    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. 

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

    Benefits of working for us include:

    •             22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

    •             NHS Pension

    •             Cycle to work scheme

    •             1 Paid Volunteering day per year

    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.

    The interview process will include an evaluation of keyboard and communication skills plus an assessment of the candidates’ geographical knowledge of Devon and decision making skills.

    To apply for this role, please complete an application form quoting the reference number SOM-0037, and send to ddooh.hr@nhs.net or Unit 10 Manaton Court, Manaton Close, Matford, Exeter, EX2 8PF. Telephone Number: 01392 823156.

    Closing Date for applications:    14th April 2019

    Interview date/s (if known):      TBC

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    Devon Doctors Ltd and its subsidiaries Access Health and Access Dental are social enterprises. We exist to benefit the communities we serve. We’re run by healthcare professionals, owned by GP practices, and don’t have any stakeholders. Any profits we might make are used to improve our services.

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