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Band 3 - Fertility Nursing Assistant

Job Description

25 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Band 3 - Fertility Nursing Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. We are a successful IVF unit based in the heart of London, providing an extensive range of assisted conception treatments including IVF and donor gamete treatments.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in supporting the multidisciplinary team in caring for couples undergoing fertility investigations and treatments. This role involves both clinical and administrative duties. The clinical aspect includes assisting in the IVF theatre, procedure room and recovery area as well as chaperoning, assisting with running outpatient clinics and general housekeeping. You will also work closely with the Registered Nurses and administrative team to help manage the nursing telephone and email accounts, ensuring a high level of access to nursing support for our patients. You will therefore need to demonstrate effective customer care and organizational skills as well as basic IT competence.

You will need two years clinical experience, an NVQ Level 3 in Health (or equivalent) and be willing to undergo further training in this area. You will also need to be able to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to provide a high standard of patient centred care. Preference will be given to female candidates due to the sensitivity of the work being undertaken.

Currently the clinic is open 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday, plus nursing staff participate in a rota to cover Saturday and Sunday mornings and some bank holidays. The successful candidate would need to have a flexible approach to their working hours to ensure service provision is maintained.

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Deborah Wall Lead Nurse on  ( Phone number removed )  or by email ( Email address removed ).

Please note: -

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees. This does not apply to Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) roles.

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