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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/10/2021.

Renal Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: 358-3191579-RRC-A

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Renal Unit
Location:
Peterborough
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777

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


Peterborough Renal Units

Health Care Assistant

Band 3

Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 3 to work within the 2 haemodialysis units in Peterborough, caring for 144 patients across the 2 units. Both units are open from 07:00 -23.00 Monday to Saturday. Our shift patterns are early 7 -6pm and late 12-11pm with one 7-3pm, 11-7pm or 3-11pm per week.

Previous experience in renal/ haemodialysis is desirable but not essential, as full in-house training and support will be given. Ideally you will be qualified to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and have relevant years experience in a care setting. The team you will be joining is dedicated to training of both staff and patients. The management team is highly visible across both units.

You also need to be:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently.
  • A positive and proactive attitude.
  • A desire to deliver a high standard of care to chronically ill patients
  • Be flexible

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name ~ Nichola Bradford

Job title ~ Peterborough Renal Unit Manager

Email address ~ nicola.bradford@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone number ~ 01733 677888

Additional contact information

Christine Edwards Matron 01733 677888

 

 




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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.


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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