Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, youll be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.
Main duties of the job
The post-holder will be part of the Sexual Health team, working under the supervision of qualified nursing staff. They will assist in the care of patients within the department and carry out general duties to enable the effective running of clinics including entering data as necessary. To carry out clinical and non-clinical duties as required by the department i.e. chaperoning medical and nursing staff. The post holder will be responsible for the preparation of the clinical area and assisting colleagues in performing genital biopsies, IUD/ IUS fits, Nexplanon insertion and removals and other medical / contraceptive procedures.
Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. We provide core services to more than 615,000 people, covering more than 2,000 square miles across Devon and beyond.
Salary is not the only financial benefit; we will work with you to help you be your best version of you at work. Looking after you is important to us and our range of benefits available helps us to do this. Find out more about us at royaldevon.nhs.uk/join-us
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More detail about the role
We are looking to recruit a part-time, Band 2 Clinical Support Worker to join the expanding team in this busy sexual health department.
Working under the supervision of qualified nursing and medical staff, the post-holder will assist in the care of patients within the department and carry out general duties to enable the effective running of clinics. This will include a range of clinical and non-clinical tasks, such as: chaperoning patients during clinical examinations and procedures, undertaking venepuncture, stocking clinic rooms, ordering clinical supplies, filing results and entering data.
Previous experience working in sexual health or any related health field is desirable but not essential as training can be given. However, an ability to deal professionally and sensitively with the general public is essential. We work with a diverse range of patients, and the post-holder must be non-judgmental with excellent communication skills, and a positive, self-motivated attitude.
The clinics are based in Exeter city centre and surrounding locality areas. Applicants for this post need to be able to manage a demanding workload, and have the flexibility to work within the needs of the service, to include some evenings and potential weekend work.
Working Pattern: 3 days: Mon, Weds, Fri.This is a 12 month fixed-term post.
Interview Date:13 October 2022
For further information please contactBeverly Ripper Senior Nurse on 01392284986 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Preference will be given to staff with Priority and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.
We will work with you to help you be the best version of you at work.
This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.
Looking after you is important to us.
We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.
If you're starting out in the NHS, youll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.
You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, physiotherapy, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.
Salary is not the only financial benefit
You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:
- National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
- Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
- Car lease schemes.
- The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
- Cycle to work scheme
These are just a few of the benefits available if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.