Plaster Technician Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston
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Plaster Technician Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston Jobs Details:
Plaster Technician Grade
NHS AfC: Band 4 Contract
37.5 hours Job ref
£19,409 - £22,683 Closing
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"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"
The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site.
Our latest achievements include:
- St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
- Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
- Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
- Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
- Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
- Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
- Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
- Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)
- Top in the North West and 7th nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England 2014 and 2015)
ST HELENS & KNOWSLEY TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS TRUST
BAND 4, 37.5 HOURS, PERMANENT
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Plaster Technician to work within the Plaster Room at Whiston Hospital.
The Plaster Room is based within the Outpatient department at Whiston Hospital. The team consists of 3 whole time Equivalent Orthopaedic Practitioners (formerly Plaster Technicians). Covering 14 consultants, 11 Outpatient clinics, 2 Orthopaedic wards and all in-patients referral’s across the 2 hospital sites.
We are a busy, high performing Trust, where clinicians actively shape services and you will work in purpose built state of the art facilities and be fully supported within the Surgical Care Group.
Experience of working as a Plaster Technician is essential and the applicant must hold the British Orthopaedic Association Casting Certificate.
The Trust has a combined bed capacity of approximately 875 beds at Whiston and St Helens hospitals and provides a full range of acute in-patient, out-patient, day case and emergency services to the local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, Halton and Liverpool, extending to Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man with the Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit.
Why choose a Career with us?
- "Outstanding” (St Helens Hospital) and “Good with outstanding features” (Whiston Hospital) by the CQC 2016
- “One of the BEST performing Trusts in the country” (Chief Inspector of Hospitals, 2016 )
- Best Patient Experience in NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals 2015)
- Best Acute Trust in the NHS (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
- Best Acute NHS Trust in England (PLACE 2017)
- Top 100 Best places to work in the NHS (HSJ 2014 and 2015)
The Trust has excellent management, robust systems and innovative processes; all of which have underpinned a period of sustained and improved performance as it moves towards Foundation Trust status.
This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult’s and children’s disclosure).
Advertising Date: 9th February 2018
Closing Date: 23rd February 2018
Interview Date: TBC
St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to undertake this commitment.
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