East Cheshire NHS Trust
The closing date is 28 March 2023
Due to expansion of the Endoscopy and Treatment Unit an exciting opportunity has arisen for both full time and part time permanent Endoscopy Technicians to join our busy unit.
We operate a 6 day week service, 8am to 7pm and occasional evening clinics.
Whilst experience in working in the Endoscopy Unit would be desirable it is not essential as full training in all aspects of the job will be given.
The successful candidates will be expected to work in all areas of the department including the ward area admitting and caring for patients undergoing and recovering from endoscopic procedures. Working within the procedure rooms assisting the endoscopist and nurse and in the decontamination department processing endoscopes.
The candidate will be expected to participate in the 24hour on call system.
Hours per week: variable
Main duties of the job
To work under the supervision of senior nurses and with other members of the multidisciplinary team to provide the physical and emotional care for both inpatients and outpatients undergoing a variety of endoscopic medical and surgical procedures on the department.
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
14 March 2023
Agenda for change
£21,730 to £23,177 a year pro rata
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
- Clinical experience within a healthcare setting
- Dealing with the public
- Decontamination and infection control awareness
- Technical knowledge re endoscopic equipment.
- Moving and handling
- Evidence of fine motor skills
- Competent to monitor patient, undertake observations
- Manipulation of fine instruments and delicate equipment
- Data protection
- Trust and Governing body policies and practices relevant to Endoscopy
- NVQ 3 in Health Care or equivalent relevant clinical experience
- Endoscopy specific training/competencies. NVQ2/3 Customer Care
- Good interpersonal skills
- Multidisciplinary team working
- Accuracy in written work
- Computer literacy
Other Role Requirements
- Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
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