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Health Care Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Imaging Dept
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job ref
379-SEP088-18
Employer
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Sussex County Hospital/Princess Royal Hospital
Town
Across Sites
Salary
£17,460 to £18,702 per annum
Closing
25/10/2018 23:59
Interview date
02/11/2018

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) is an acute teaching hospital. Our aim is to provide care and treatment of the highest standard, leading edge teaching and research, pioneer new techniques and to keep improving everything we do.

The Trust provides treatment to over three quarters of a million patients each year working across two main sites The Royal Sussex County Hospital including the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton and the Princess Royal Hospital including the Hurstwood Park Neurosciences unit in Haywards Heath.

The Department of Imaging provides services on all of these sites and in addition to this we provide a service at Hove Polyclinic. The department employs around 220 staff across all sites. The Trust’s specialised and tertiary services include neurosciences, arterial vascular surgery, neonatal, paediatrics, cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine. We are also the major trauma centre for Sussex and the South East.

Brighton is a vibrant cosmopolitan city by the sea and the nearby town of Haywards Heath has easy access to the South Downs National Park. Both are within one hour of London by train.

We require enthusiastic individuals to join our friendly team in the Imaging Departments at PRH.

You will be required to assist qualified nurses, radiographers and radiologists in giving a high standard of quality care to our patients and will support the team in the smooth running of the department.

You will be required to work as part of the multidisciplinary team, maintaining a professional and caring manner.

You will gain a variety of experiences working in various areas of the department including the CT scanner, Ultrasound department and Fluoroscopy.

You will be based at PRH rotating occasionally to RSCH.

Previous nursing experience is desirable but full training will be given.

Support will be provided to help you develop your skills within this speciality.

The department is supported by a team of Lead Superintendent Radiographers and Nurses including a Lead Superintendent for Professional Development, Lead Nurse and a Clinical Governance Manager with a radiography background.

In return for your commitment to us we will provide on-going support for your professional development, as well as a friendly, challenging and stimulating work environment.

  • Posts in the Trust are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.
  • Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)
  • We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.
  • If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sue Francis - susan.francis@bsuh.nhs.uk - 01273 696955 Ext 4240

or

Mac Chinehasha - mcdonald.chinehasha@bsuh.nhs.uk - 01444 441881ext 8331

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01444 448692 / 448616