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Healthcare Assistant - Endoscopy vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10426
Job location:
Devizes NHS Treatment Centre
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 3UF
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Part Time
Job closing date:
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have a new opportunity for a healthcare assistant to join our multidisciplinary team in endoscopy at Devizes NHS Treatment Centre, working 30 hours per week.

At Devizes we are focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Devizes and the surrounding area. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.

We offer day treatments across the following areas:

dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, joint replacements (outpatient assessment only), minor orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmology, and urology. In addition we provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and CT scan technology, arranged with local providers.

Responsible To

Endoscopy Lead Nurse

Key Responsibilities

As a healthcare assistant working in endoscopy, you will be expected to provide support to ensure the safe and effective delivery of a high standard of patient care throughout the endoscopy process. You will contribute to the safe, efficient and smooth running of the endoscopy list

In addition, you will assist the registered nurses and medical staff as appropriate to level of training and competence and participate in the day to day co-ordination of endoscopy activity including teaching, administration, equipment maintenance and stock control.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

• Recent experience working within an acute healthcare environment
• Good basic communication skills
• Numeracy and literacy skills
• Knowledge of the principles of infection control

Qualifications

• Good general education
• BLS certificate

Desirable:

• NVQ level 3 or equivalent, or be willing to undertake

Additional Information

Please note that this is a part time role working 30 hours per week.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

For more information about the centre please visit http://www.devizestreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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