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Associate Practitioner

Job Reference: 358-3386099-CSI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
FastTrack, Blood Sciences
Location:
UHL, Leicester
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 £21,892 to £24,157 per annum pro

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


There are opportunities to fill a vacancy as a Band 4 working as a bi-disciplinary Associate Practitioner in the Blood Sciences department (Chemistry and Haematology).

Area of Work:
FastTrack Laboratory, Blood Sciences (Chemistry and Haematology)

Location:
All 3 Sites; Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General & Glenfield General Hospital.

Salary:
£21,892 to £24,157 pa + enhancements for unsociable hours

Working pattern:
Shifts covering 24/7 working. 37.5 hours on average per week

We have an exciting opportunity for people with a Foundation degree or equivalent who want to work as bi-disciplinary Associate Practitioners in the Blood Sciences Department. Full training will be given in the use of large automated analysers to process blood samples.

Candidates with relevant hospital laboratory experience, who meet the criteria to start training to be an Associate Practitioner, may be considered.

You will be a well motivated team member who is able to prioritise and work on your own initiative with minimal supervision. You must be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills, have a flexible approach and be capable of working accurately and efficiently under pressure.

There will be a requirement to work on any of Leicester’s 3 hospital sites, any time over a 24/7 period.

CPD is actively encouraged.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMark AsherJob titleDeputy Service ManagerEmail addressmark.asher@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 258 6574Additional contact information

Mark Asher/ Jo Melbourne (Deputy Service Managers) on;

Telephone: (0116) 258 6574

Email: mark.asher@uhl-tr.nhs.uk or joanne.melbourne@uhl-tr.nhs.uk




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

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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.



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