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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2021.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 264-3311505-SUR

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Head & Neck
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity? We require someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and keen to join the Ophthalmic team at Kettering General Hospital.

We are a very busy and expanding department with exciting opportunities to develop within your role.

We require a full time Health Care Assistant to join our friendly team. Part time job share would be considered. The successful applicant will rotate around the department working in the ophthalmic theatre, the eye outpatient clinic and on Spencer ward. On completion of departmental training, NVQ3 and the successful completion of all relevant competences, there will be developmental opportunities to become a band 3 Ophthalmic Technician.

We also cover Nene park and Corby diagnostic centre therefore, you will also be required to cover the outreach clinics on a rotational basis once you have been trained and gained all your competencies.
You must be able to work within a team environment and have the ability to work using your own initiative. This post covers 7 days (Monday to Sunday). Full training programme will be given to successful applicant.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLisa ColemanJob titleSisterEmail addresslisa.colemam14@nhs.netTelephone number01536 492150Additional contact information

Lisa Coleman

Sister Ophthalmology
01536 492150

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We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

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.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

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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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