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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/10/2019.

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Clinical Aide - Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2028679-ESM-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Medical Daycase
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum pro rata

Leicester General Hospital

Ward 1, Medical Day Case Unit

Clinical Aide

Band 3

37.5 hours per week

A vacancy has arisen for a Clinical Aide on Ward 1, Medical Day Case Unit, Leicester General Hospital.

The successful candidate would work alongside nursing and administration colleagues to ensure an efficient and comfortable experience for patients attending the unit. Training will be provided, including cannulation and phlebotomy and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to manage their own caseload under supervision of a qualified nurse. This will include some administration and organisation of appointments to ensure that patients are treated in a timely manner.

The post is varied and requires a confident individual with the ability to communicate on all levels. It requires use of initiative in a creative manner to ensure swift and efficient treatment of all referred to the unit.

Minimum requirements are a good general education, previous care experience would be an advantage. Specific skills are not required as training will be given, though knowledge of HISS and clinic management is desirable. Essential skills include the ability to communicate with all people and work closely with other members of our small team.

Closing date: 31st October 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Garbett 0116 2584012

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

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