Job descriptionBand 3 Main area Interventional Radiology Theatres Grade Band 3 Contract Permanent Hours Part time - 22.5 hours per week Job ref 164-5469486-A Site QMC Town Nottingham Salary £22,816 - £24,336 per annum pro rata Salary period Yearly Closing 03/09/2023 23:59 Job overview We are looking for a highly motivated, compassionate and caring individual to join our multidisciplinary team in Interventional Radiology Theatres at the QMC site. This is a part time position 22.5 hrs a week and if successful you would work as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing a high standard of care to patients and their carers' within the Radiology department. Following appropriate training and with the indirect supervision of a registered nurse or radiographer you would participate in the treatment and after care of patients undergoing specialised interventional/investigative radiological procedures. Main duties of the job Act as the patient’s advocate ensuring that their best interests are met. Using the competency framework carry out basic nursing care of the patient and their daily activities and promote patient safety, comfort, privacy, dignity and confidentiality, reporting any change in condition to the person in charge. Consider and effectively deploy available resources to achieve safe care. Ensure that patients are helped to retain dignity and individuality, and act as chaperone when requested. Use initiative in planning daily and weekly routines, ensuring that delays are minimised by preparing the imaging room and equipment for each new patient. Make any necessary arrangements for patient transportation using the Radiology IT systems where appropriate. Carry out the role without the need for constant supervision and direction recognising limitations and seeking supervision when necessary. Comply with all Trust policies with particular regard to the policies and procedures carried out in the event of maintaining staff and patient safety. Report all accidents and untoward incidents to the nurse in charge of the area and complete an incident form in accordance with Trust policy. Report problems with equipment and facilities to the nurse in charge Be prepared to attend and undertake any necessary training, being aware of the need to develop oneself and to strive to increase personal knowledge. Working for our organisation At NUH we take great pride in having in place a team of highly trained Healthcare Assistants to provide quality and compassionate patient care. These roles are essential to the experience of our patients and their relatives and carers and they complement the clinical care provided by our doctors, nurses and radiographers. As a healthcare assistant at NUH, there are many opportunities for further progression and enhancing your clinical skills. Detailed job description and main responsibilities Please see main duties section above and the attached job description and person specification for detailed responsibilities Person specification Training and qualifications Essential criteria Good standard of education Level of education to be assessed prior to interview NVQ/QCF level 2 in Healthcare or equivalent Desirable criteria NVQ / QCF 3 in Healthcare, Evidence of Professional development Experience Essential criteria Previous experience in a caring role within a health or social care setting Desirable criteria Previous experience in an NHS acute hospital Communication Essential criteria Demonstrate clear and effective written and verbal communication skills Good telephone skills Ability to pass on information accurately Desirable criteria Demonstrate Computer literacy & use of IT skills – e.g. e-mail Analytical and Judgement skill Essential criteria Understand the importance of instructions and written procedures ___________________________________________________________________________________ Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at the NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career! We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH. Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms. Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly. Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application NUH are now able to offer application completion support and interview preparation support. Please follow the link to book onto our sessions: Support for NUH Job Applications Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers. Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted. At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification. International Recruitment: If you are applying for a role with us from outside of the UK then please read the guidance on applying for a health or social care job in the UK from abroad. ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate ID and right to work documentation including passports and driving licenses through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation. Consent: Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service - I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH. Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.
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