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Clinical Support Worker - Radiology

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Clinical Support Worker
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week to include 12.5 hour days, including weekends and Bank Holidays on rotation)
Job ref
331-K9992221
Site
Westmorland General Hospital
Town
Kendal
Salary
£19,737 - £21,142 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing
03/03/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

Applicants will be expected to be well organised, have an interest in patient care, good communication skills and familiarity with IT systems. Ideally you will have experience of relevant work in a healthcare environment and have a level 3 NVQ or equivalent in healthcare. 

 

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic clinical support worker to support the radiology service at Westmorland General Hospital. 

There will be 2 posts at 37.5 hours per week and 1 post at 30 hours per week.  All posts will involve working 12.5 hour days, including weekends and bank holidays on rotation.

  

 

Working for our organisation

Anyone newly appointed to the Trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Duties will mainly be supporting the radiographers in clinical duties in the newly installed CT scanner, and will include supporting in sterile procedures and venepuncture. You may be ask to support the radiographers in the main department for plain film, fluoroscopy and Ultrasound. You will also be involved in the smooth and efficient running of this service including some admin and clerical duties, for example making appointments on the computerised Radiology Information System.  

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • Good General Education including Maths and English
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experinece in healthcare work

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience in hospital or care work
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in a Radiology department

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of computer and IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of personal development
  • Knowledge of Radiology IT systems

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills with telephone experience
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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Lynn Johnson
Job title
Deputy Head of Department
Email address
lynn.o.johnson@mbht.nhs.uk
Additional information

Pease telephone for further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: 
Lynn Johnson, Deputy Head of Department, Radiology, WGH  01539 715375  or email lynn.o.johnson@mbht.nhs.uk