Respiratory Assistant Technical Officer

Respiratory

Posted: 1 week ago

Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

£17,460-£18,702 pro rata

Permanent

‘Providing the excellent care that we would expect for our own families’

Join us and help us deliver this vision to more than 500,000 people across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) includes Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Christchurch Hospital and a Sterile Services Department at Alderney Hospital.

Here on the south coast we enjoy a great place to live and a friendly and caring place to work. Every day, we value great team work, improving and adapting, communicating well and taking pride in what we do for patients.

This is an exciting time for our staff, following a recent review of healthcare services in Dorset which will see major changes to the way healthcare is provided in our region. As one of the two acute NHS providers in the east of the county, our services will be closely linked to those provided at Poole Hospital. We’re working in close collaboration to deliver excellent emergency and planned care over the two sites, for the people of east Dorset.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 2 Assistant Technical Officer in the Department of Thoracic Medicine at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard working person to help in the Respiratory Function Lab, with duties including performing Spirometry and ECGs.

Applicants must be confident working with computers and enjoy interacting with patients, but full training in all tests and procedures will be provided. An interest in Science and Technology would be an advantage. The Department is keen to support personal and professional development and successful candidate would be expected to work towards ARTP accredited Spirometry certification as part of the role.

Interview Date: 3rd April 2019
 
For further details / informal visits contact:

Hannah Woolley/Rachel Fleming-Locock on 01202 704564.




Vacancies may be removed before the end date if applicant numbers are high.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

1. Please show us that you are right for this job by relating your application to the criteria for the post as detailed in the job description and person specification shown in the right hand column.

2. You will find out if you have been shortlisted by checking your email (including junk and spam mail) and NHS jobs account regularly. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date we regret that your application is unsuccessful this time.

3. If you join us and need a DBS check, we will deduct from your salary all or some of the cost (dependent on your banding) currently £48.43. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13.00 p.a. but you need to sign up for this asap via their website.

4. If you come with no previous NHS experience, it is usual to appoint to the minimum of the band.

5. The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. We seek to establish a workforce as diverse as the population we serve.

6. In completing this application you are giving us permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to work with us. Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).

7. Travel expenses are not always payable so please check with HR before you travel.

8. Appointment to the post is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period.

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