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Critical Care Audit Clerk

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

  • To provide high quality administrative support services to the Critical Care Audit Team.
  • To work under the direction of the Critical Care Data Co-ordinator / Team Manager.
  • Main responsibility to collect and input clinical patient information onto Local and National databases to support the delivery of a number of Critical Care Audit Projects.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role:

Previous applicants need not apply

This Position involves collecting data from electronic and paper patient case notes and the Trust's information systems for audit onto SSNAP (Sentinal Stroke National Audit Programme) and MINAP (Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project). 

Plus provision of cross cover within the Critical Care Audit Team to ensure all relevant audits are maintained in a timely manner.

  • The Critical Care Audit Clerk will be based in the Critical Care Department at North Devon District Hospital and will provide administrative support to the Critical Care Data Co-ordinator / Team Manager.
  • The post holder will fulfil all administration tasks and work as part of a team.
  • To meet the needs of the service, the post holder may be required to work in other administrative areas as appropriate as directed by the line manager.

Speciality Specific Information:

  • The Critical Care Audit Clerk will work under the direction of their Line Manager, and as part of a small audit team
  • The Critical Care Audit Clerk will establish a crossover of audit capabilities in order to maintain and provide audit support when required to ensure timely and accurate data capture for all Critical Care Audits – currently including Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP), Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) and ICU (ICNARC).
  • Collecting and inputting data for the following audits: in order to improve patient care and to demonstrate best practice within Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This role includes liaison with a wide range of Clinical staff to ensure appropriate and effective data capture.

The successful candidate will require excellent written and verbal communication skills, have good working knowledge of Microsoft packages with current experience of Excel and Database programmes. 

Attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to work to deadlines and prioritise your workload are essential for this role.

Experience of NHS working practices would be advantageous.

You will have a Trust induction and will have supported training to undertake this role depending on your previous experience.  You will work with an experienced multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and physiotherapists who are committed to providing excellent care with in their chosen fields.

Within your supporting statement and in no more than 200 words could applicants - please identify your specific data collection skills and experience in support of this application. Please demonstrate how you ensure and achieve accurate and timely data collection, analysis of patient records for data collection and how you ensure accurate data entry is achieved.

Working Pattern: 37.5hrs 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday. Job-share would be considered. With this split across 2 individual part time roles: 1x22.5hrs / 1x15hrs.

Interview Date: To be decided

For further information please contact: Rebecca Prior, Critical Care & Stroke Data Co-ordinator / Team Manager on

This is a fixed term contract until 21st January 2024 with the possibility of being extended. For current NHS employees this post could be a secondment opportunity.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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