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Healthcare Assistant - Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Clinic

Band 3

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Band 3
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Poole Hospital
Poole, Dorset
£19,737 - £21,142 pa pr
Salary period
27/11/2020 23:59

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

Surgical Ambulatory Emergency clinic (SAEC) is an admission avoidance pathway for surgical patients at Poole Hospital, we are looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate individual that has a particular interest in caring for surgical patents in a clinic environment.

The SAEC is open Monday-Friday 8am- 8pm, and  is led by the Advanced  Nurse Practitioner(ANP).

The successful candidate will work alongside the ANP providing care in a clinic environment. The role will include taking observations, cannulation, venapunture, telephoning patients to organise scans, surgical dressings,  organising treatment rooms and supporting the ANP's.

Training will be provided for the successful candidate

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 27/11/2020

Provisional interview date: week commencing 07/12/2020 





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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Ringrose & Katie Marran
Telephone number
01202 263285 bleep- 0574
Additional information

Emma Ringrose & Katie Marran, Advanced Nurse Practitoners

emma.ringrose@uhd.nhs.uk   katie.marran@uhd.nhs.uk

0300 019 3285