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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/05/2021.

Renal Care Assistant - Band 3

Job Reference: 358-3098666-RRC

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Renal Services
Location:
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 pro rata

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


An exciting opportunity has arisen on the Renal Transplant Ward for Band 3 Renal Care Assistants. The service is currently based on Ward 17 at the Leicester General Hospital. In August 2021 the service will be relocated, as part of the UHL Reconfiguration, to Glenfield Hospital. The successful candidates will therefore be required to relocate to Glenfield Hospital when this occurs.

Applicants should have at least 2 years experience as a Band 2 Health Care Assistant in a hospital setting. They should have the ability to work as part of a team and under the direction of a Registered Nurse. It is essential that the applicants are highly motivated, have excellent organisation and communication skills.

Applicants will be required to take on extended roles, including supporting with Peritoneal Dialysis, cannulation and phlebotomy. It is important that applicants are flexible, can demonstrate evidence of development and have a willingness to learn. Full training for the role will be provided to the successful candidates.

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Amanda Irons Job title Ward Sister Email address amanda.irons@uhl-tr.nhs.uk Telephone number 0116 2584119 or 0116 2584126




Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.


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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