Healthcare Science Assistant | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £20,771 - £22,199 per annum , pro rata (incl of HCAS)
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: Windsor, SL4 3DP
Company: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3095739/371-CHE695

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A Monday-Friday 8am-4pm working pattern is just one of the attractions this opportunity provides. We are looking to recruit a Band 3 Assistant Audiology Practitioner & Admin Support based at King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor.

You will be an enthusiastic individual with demonstrable experience of working in healthcare environments, with a warm personality and great people skills.

We value our employees and put people first. Working in teams, where you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

About the Job
• Your role will be to undertake timely and efficient administration and clinical support functions within Hearing and Balance services.
• This will include (but not exhaustive to) administrative duties such as reception and telephone duties, and organising clinics and appointments.
• In addition, clinical support functions will include (but not exhaustive to) supporting hearing aid repair and battery service, as well as sending/receiving ear-moulds.
• There will also be a requirement to undertake timely and efficient co-ordination of hearing aid and operational stationary stock control, including sending and receiving hearing aids for repair and refurbishment.
• Liaising with other services and stakeholders and ensuring up to date and accurate record keeping of all related paper and computerised documentation is maintained.
• Where identified, training will be provided to perform with distance supervision some additional clerical and clinical tasks such as providing counselling advice, impression taking, and performing a telephone follow-up service.
• Your energy and drive will be rewarded with the support of a dedicated team that strives to create a progressive, warm, friendly and considerate environment.

Some of the benefits of joining our team:
• Agenda for Change Salary ranging from £20,771 to £22,199 per annum, pro rata (inc of HCAS)
• Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work, life balance
• Annual leave – 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
• Excellent learning and development opportunities
• Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
• Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
• Advanced IT enablement and support 
• Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
• And so much more 
• The 3 “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:
1. An enthusiastic individual with a GCSE English or Maths grade C or above; with demonstrable experience of working in healthcare environments.
2. Good communication skills and have a flexible approach to work, being able to work under pressure, with good planning and organisation skills.
3. Excellent IT skills with knowledge of various Microsoft packages.

Berkshire Healthcare has a record of achievement and success that places us as one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, we have a history of strong financial performance and we have a highly skilled and engaged workforce. We aspire to be an outstanding organisation for everyone: our people, our patients, their families, and their carers. For our people who work here that means we want Berkshire Healthcare to be a great place to work where everyone can thrive and grow.

If you recognise yourself in these requirements, we would recommend you apply today!

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call Louise Hart on 0300 365 6222 or email: who’ll be delighted to help.

This advert closes on Monday 26 Apr 2021

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