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Plaster Technician

Job Reference: 085-WHC-20244

Employer:
Wiltshire Health and Care
Department:
085 Chippenham MIU - WHC4008
Location:
Chippenham
Salary:
£21,892 to £24,157 pa pro rata

Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?


Band 4 - Plaster Technician 

Chippenham Minor Injuries Unit 

22.5 Hours per Week, Permanent 

An opportunity has arisen for a Plaster Technician to join our team at Chippenham Hospital.
This is a busy department and we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the team to provide our patients with a high quality and caring service. The post holder will help to deliver casting services and support the fracture clinics at Wiltshire health and Care.  

Key duties include:
• Application of a range of casts
• Removal of casts
• Providing advice to patients relating to the care of cast
• Measuring and providing walking aids and splints
• Fitting and supply of aircast boots


You will also work as part of the MIU team.

 
An up to date British Casting Certificate and registration with the BOA are essential. Ideally you will have at least one year post qualifying experience. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative. The post will involve cross site working and the ability to travel to different sites within the Trust is essential. You will need to be hard working, with a compassionate and caring personality, enjoy working with people and want to make a difference to the patient’s journey with us.


If you think that you can meet these criteria then we look forward to hearing from you.
Applications from candidates interested in fewer than the full number of hours specified, and/or those interested in a job share will be considered.




We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.



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

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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