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Biomedical Support Worker

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Biomedical Support Worker

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationSouthampton, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 09 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
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Employer:NHS Professionals - Flexible WorkersDepartment:University Hospital Southampton NHS FTLocation:SouthamptonSalary:9.56BIOMEDICAL SUPPORT WORKER REQUIRED FOR UNIVERISITY HOPSITAL SOUTHAMPTON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
  • *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN NHS PROFESSIONALS’ ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BANK**

Shift: 9:00-17:30 Monday Friday

Term: Minimum 2 Months

Salary: Band 2

Location: University Hospital Southampton
University Hospital Southampton NHS FT team are currently looking for vibrant, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join their team.Placements range in length, depending on the role and the Trust’s requirements. NHS Professionals is owned by the Department of Health and is the leading provider of managed flexible workforce services to the NHS. Simply, we provide more than 100,000 health care professionals including; nurses, doctors, midwives, allied health professionals and admin staff to work shifts via our bank at our NHS Client Trusts across the UK.
NHS Professionals offers its flexible worker customers is the choice of temporary work at their convenience. For NHS Trust clients, we offer reassurance of a safe supply of quality temporary staff at the best value.
In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:
  • Competitive, weekly pay
  • Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • Paid annual leave and statutory maternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Access to our very own pension’s scheme called ‘NHSP Stakeholder pension’
Biomedical Support Worker within the team work as independent practitioners to enable and empower those experiencing health problems and offering support to them. Reception of clinical specimens, answering telephone and handling routine enquiries under supervision. Dealing with general laboratory enquirie.
Processing clinical specimens, these may include a range of swabs, body fluids, blood samples, etc. Sub-culturing, under supervision and setting up a range of routine laboratory tests.
In the role of Biomedical Support Worker, we will be encouraging you to work as an autonomous practitioner, with our client group to help maintain and support their long-term clinical needs in the community.
We are seeking highly motivated and committed Biomedical Support Worker with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills to join our bank.
You will be working as a Band 2 Biomedical Support Worker, you will be responsible for the planning and management of your own caseload, service delivery using an impact based model of clinical decision making, actively contributing to service development and providing supervision and support to junior staff members.

Other Information:

Confidentiality
Confidentiality/data protection regarding all personal information and Trust activity must be maintained at all times (both in and out of working hours) in accordance with professional codes of conduct and relevant legislation such as the Data Protection Act. The post holder should ensure that they are familiar with and adhere to all Trust Information governance policies and procedures. Any breach of confidentiality will be taken seriously and appropriate disciplinary action may be taken.

Equal Opportunities

Promote the concepts of equality of opportunity and managing diversity Trust wide.

Health and Safety

Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed upon them under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, paying due regard to health and safety in the workplace and management of risk to maintain a safe working environment for service users, visitors and employees. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.
Job Type:BankWorking pattern:BankPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 2 Staff Group:Healthcare ScientistsSpecialty/Function:Pathology

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