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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/10/2021.

Clinical Aide

Job Reference: 358-3520621-MSK-SW

University Hospitals of Leicester
ENT/Special Surgery
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£20,330 - £21,777 per annum

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

We are seeking for an enthusiastic, flexible, and motivated Clinical Aide to join our ward 9 Team!

Ward 9 is a part of the Musculo-Skeletal and Specialist Surgery and we are look after patients from ENT, Maxilo-Facial, Plastics and Ophthalmology. Ward 9 is a 17 bed unit consisting of two bays and 5 Side Rooms. We also run a Triage area in which we see patients fast tracked from the Emergency Department or referred by GP Surgeries.

Phlebotomy, Cannulation and ECG skills are essential for the role as well as Patient Centre training. You will need to have completed the care certificate with Health Care Assistant experience in a hospital environment for 2 years. You will need to show proof of these skills at interview.

Excellent communication skills and demonstration of team work is essential for this position, as you will be liaising with patients, family/carers and members of the wider multi-disciplinary team.

Working as part of a busy team, the successful candidate will also be responsible for completing a wide range of tasks including swab taking, stock replenishing, maintaining the area clean and safe and cleaning of Rhyno-Laryngo scope.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work autonomously, plan a daily workload and be an integral part of the Ward 9. You will be line managed by the Ward 9 Ward Sister and the team of Deputy Sisters.

Ward 9 and Triage area are open 24/7 and you will be expected to work 37.5 hours each week. We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance.

Closing Date: 14th-October-2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Loredana Cirlogea, Ward Sister:

  • 0116 2587823

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 (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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