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Screening Practitioner

Job Reference: 188-OTH1119

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Basingstoke, Southampton
£24,214 - £30,112 pa

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic, innovative and flexible Screening practitioner with the ability to priorities a potentially demanding and diverse workflow and to work on his/her own initiative and as a member of a growing team.

The post holder will possess excellent written communication skills, the ability to organise a busy workload whilst remaining calm under pressure. You must be able to motivate yourself and other team members to meet service needs, and be flexible to the needs of the service with a “can do” attitude.

Candidates will be committed to continuous professional development, possess excellent communication organisational and managerial skills, and the passion to deliver to the highest standard. Excellent team working and prioritization skills are crucial.

We are a busy service and the post holder will be expected to work on his/her own initiative and as a part of a team. You will be required to work Monday – Friday, working hours in line with service needs and to cover an occasional weekend shift if and when required.

You will have regular supervision, and an annual appraisal with learning opportunities

Above all, candidates must be will be strong team players with plenty of initiative, imagination and determination to make a difference

If you think you have the skills and motivation to succeed in this role we are keen to hear from you. Informal conversations or visits to our team from interested parties are strongly encouraged.

UHS, rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.

The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

The interview date for applicants is the 25 July.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jayne Thomas, Hampshire Bowel Cancer Screening Programmes Regional Manager / Senior Nurse


Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at UHS or through one of our park-and-ride schemes on a limited basis, based on specific eligibility criteria. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

UHS actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development, and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.


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