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Imaging Department Assistant

Job Description

If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Important Information:

Please note the University Hospital of North Midlands (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the ultrasound team as an Imaging Department Assistant. The successful applicant is required to provide a supportive role to the Ultrasound team ensuring the delivery of an efficient and effective service. You will work as part of the team to give the best quality of service by assisting sonographers, nurses and medical staff by carrying out non-radiographic clinical and non-clinical tasks in the Imaging Directorate.

A caring, co-operative and flexible approach to working practices is required whilst maintaining a professional attitude for the dignity and well-being of the patient. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with experience of direct patient care desirable but not essential.

Confidentiality is vitally important and basic computer knowledge/skills are essential along with the ability to work as part of a team. Two full time posts are available. However, flexible / part time hours will be considered. Hours are based on a 75 hour day over a 7 day working week between the core hours of 830 am and 8pm. The post is based at Royal (Stoke) site. However, there is a commitment to a rotation that includes cross site working and peripheral units. - for this reason it is essential that the post holder has access to a car and a full driving license.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please do not hesitate to contact: Claire Shackleston on ( Email address removed )  ( Phone number removed ) 

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If you would like support completing an application form contact the recruitment department on  ( Phone number removed )  where one of our trained assistant will be able to help.

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2. REFERENCES - please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment.

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4. University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We encourage applications from the local community to reflect a diverse workforce.

5. Please note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band

6. Flexible working will be considered in line with Trust policies

7. DBS If you are successful the cost of the disclosure (and admin fee) will be deducted from your salary . You will have the option to have the fee deducted over one or two months.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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