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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/05/2021.

Cardiographer - Band 2

Job Reference: 323-MHH579

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Clinical Measurements
Location:
Lyne Chertsey KT16 0PZ UK
Salary:
£19,039 - £20,371 pa Inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.


Band 2 Post: Cardiographer

 

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our Clinical Measurements team at Ashford and St Peters NHS Foundation Trust.

 

 

 

We are a very active department providing a wide range of invasive and non-invasive investigations including physiologist-led exercise testing, 24 hour ECG and BP monitoring and event recording. Due to an expanse in the service provision within the Trust, the number of cardiac tests being performed has vastly increased and, as such, we are looking to expand our team of ECG technicians.

 

 

 

As a Band 2 you will be a key member of the departmental staff responsible for performing ECGs and fitting ambulatory monitors within the Trust. Some administration duties will also be involved.

 

There will be the opportunity to work towards qualifications within ECG if this is deemed suitable to the individual’s competency. Where funding is provided to achieve such qualifications, the contract will specify an expectation to stay within the department for one year post-accreditation.

 

 

 

You must be a self-motivated, well-organised individual with excellent interpersonal skills, ability to deal with both adults and children, and have the ability to prioritise workload and use your initiative. There is a large commitment to research within the department and the opportunity exists to be a part of this.

 

 

 

This post would be suited to an individual with some basic understanding of an ECG however, you will not be expected to have experience within Cardiology as full training will be given to the successful candidate. NHS experience is desirable. Non-invasive services are offered on two Hospital sites and successful applicants would be expected to rotate across both sites. An internal hopper-bus is available throughout the day.

 

 

 

Weekend work may be required on occasions.

 

This is a full-time post.

 

Visits to the department are encouraged.

 

For an informal visit or further information please contact Kelly Garrett at 01932 722530 or asp-tr.clinical.measurements@nhs.net

 

DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS THIS POST WILL BE CLOSING AT MIDNIGHT ON 21ST MAY 2021




Where to find us:

Our main sites are Ashford Hospital, TW15 3AA near to Heathrow Airport and St Peter’s Hospital, KT16 0RQ which is close to junction 11, M25. We also operate services at Woking Bradley Unit and Milford Hospital. A free shuttle bus service operates between Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals.

Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

Find our more in our Guide for Applicants.

Coronavirus update:

We are reviewing our recruitment and on-boarding processes on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE). Interviews will be virtual wherever possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your application will be transferred into our third party recruitment system, the HireLab. You will receive an email inviting you to log into the HireLab and you will be able to monitor the progress of your application, pre-employment checks and on-boarding.

PLEASE READ OUR ‘GUIDE FOR APPLICANTS’ TO HELP YOU COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION OR CONTACT OUR RECRUITMENT TEAM


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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