Stroke Data Validation Officer


Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£20,330 - £21,777 pa/pro rata


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Band 3 Stroke Data Validation Officer to join our multidisciplinary newly merged stroke team within University Hospitals Dorset.

The successful candidate will work across the stroke units at The Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospital sites, as part of our dynamic and friendly team . They will be responsible for supporting the team to ensure compliance with the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP), a mandatory dataset which is completed for every stroke patient who is admitted to the Trust. The post holder will lead on the accurate collection and recording of stroke data. The post holder will be responsible for validating key indicators across the stroke pathway that will indicate whether a patient has achieved the recommendations for optimal stroke care.

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who has the ability to work independently, within a busy but supportive environment. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills as they will be liaising with staff at all levels within the team and across the Trust and will be the first point of contact for visitors arriving onto the stroke unit.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital (you will be working across all sites)

Interview Date: 22nd April 2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Kirsty LePoidevin

Job title Neurotherapy Team Lead

Email address

Additional contact information

Gemma Brittan - General Manager for OPM and Neurosciences

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-MO-10118-B

Closing Date: 2022-04-13

Interview Date: 22/04/2022

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