County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant to work in a hospital setting with in the specialty of Pain Management. The position is in a well-established and supportive team committed to clinical excellence and the provision of high quality evidence based intervention.
We are looking for someone who is friendly, organised and motivated. You will need to demonstrate effective communication and time management skills. You will preferably have some experience of working with members of the public as well as basic computer skills.
Line management and professional support is provided by the Nurse Specialist within Pain Management and Clinical Lead.
Multi-disciplinary working within the Trust is well-established and students are accepted on placement from Teesside University.
The department has well-structured in-service training supporting the knowledge and skills framework and personal development plans. Staff are encouraged to attend courses, continue their clinical developments and participate in multi-disciplinary audit and research. You will be working in a rewarding and challenging clinical environment.
Main duties of the job
Duties will include direct patient care, chaperoning, assisting the Therapy team and other members of the MDT, self-care, housekeeping and maintaining a clean and tidy environment, maintenance of equipment as well as basic administration and computer tasks including data input. There will also be a requirement to assist in procedure clinics and Theatre list.
If you are being interviewed you must accept an interview slot in the system to continue, even if you have arranged with the manager
You must be able to produce ALL certificates stated essential in the person specification or you will not be able to complete pre-employment checks
We provide hospital services from two acute sites - Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. We have a centre for planned care in Bishop Auckland and provide care from community hospitals in Chester-le-Street, Shotley Bridge, Barnard Castle, Sedgefield and Weardale as well as over 80 other community based settings and providing care in patients' homes.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented
We are unable to offer sponsorship for roles that do not require a professional registration, to apply you must have Right to Work in the United Kingdom. If you are in the UK on a VISA please ensure you have no restrictions that would prevent you from taking this post
Full Job Descriptions can be found in the adverts supporting documents
The role entails full time hours, working Monday to Friday in a outpatient clinic environment and theatre. There may also be a requirement to work additional hours as required although this would always be agreed prior.