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Sonographer Assistant – Blakewater Healthcare Blackburn

  • General Information
    Sonographer Assistant – two posts
    Job Type – Fixed Term 12months
    Working pattern – 10am – 2pm and 2pm-6pm Monday to Friday
    Employer – Blakewater Healthcare
    Required to work at two sites – Blackburn and Burnley
    Salary – £17,187 – £19,162 pa
    Blakewater Healthcare is currently recruiting two Sonographer Assistants to support the work of the Sonographers.
    The successful applicants must be prepared to work flexible hours according to the service needs over two sites. The work involves a wide variety of duties, including patient care, clerical work and use of computers. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to work directly with patients and support our DVT/Ultrasound service providing high quality patient care.
    The successful candidate should be a cheerful, versatile and helpful team worker, literate and methodical, have an aptitude for technology with excellent communication skills and the ability to relate well to people putting them at ease. Previous experience in a healthcare and office environment is essential. Previous NHS experience is desirable. Full training will be provided. Applicants will possess GCSE English and Maths or equivalent and a commitment to partake in further training. Own transport and clean driving license is necessary.
  • To apply
    Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Sheila Whiteoak, Practice Business Manager on 01254 618000

Sonographer Assistant – Blakewater Healthcare Blackburn

  • General Information
    Sonographer Assistant – two posts
    Job Type – Fixed Term 12months
    Working pattern – 10am – 2pm and 2pm-6pm Monday to Friday
    Employer – Blakewater Healthcare
    Required to work at two sites – Blackburn and Burnley
    Salary – £17,187 – £19,162 pa
    Blakewater Healthcare is currently recruiting two Sonographer Assistants to support the work of the Sonographers.
    The successful applicants must be prepared to work flexible hours according to the service needs over two sites. The work involves a wide variety of duties, including patient care, clerical work and use of computers. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to work directly with patients and support our DVT/Ultrasound service providing high quality patient care.
    The successful candidate should be a cheerful, versatile and helpful team worker, literate and methodical, have an aptitude for technology with excellent communication skills and the ability to relate well to people putting them at ease. Previous experience in a healthcare and office environment is essential. Previous NHS experience is desirable. Full training will be provided. Applicants will possess GCSE English and Maths or equivalent and a commitment to partake in further training. Own transport and clean driving license is necessary.
  • To apply
    Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Sheila Whiteoak, Practice Business Manager on 01254 618000

Substance Misuse Support Worker

  • General Information
    Main areas of work
    1. Work closely with clinicians in a residential environment, in the assessment and care planning process for service users undergoing drug and alcohol detoxification.
    2. To provide support, advice and information to individuals with substance misuse related problems that are undergoing an inpatient detoxification.
    3. To assist in the delivery of care packages to service users based upon an agreed plan.
    4. To monitor any treatment as prescribed by a clinician, providing support and reassurance to the service user on the management, benefits or side effects of treatment and report any concerns/progress to the nursing/medical staff.
    5. To provide support to clients experiencing distress and enable clients to develop strategies to deal effectively with stressors.
    6. To encourage and support service users to adopt safer practices and healthier lifestyles.
    7. Participate in team meetings and task groups, working towards service developments and specific projects within the team as agreed with Registered Manager.
    8. To assist service users, where appropriate, to address their offending behaviour.
    9. Act autonomously in a non-judgmental way in a variety of difficult situations giving the best possible care/first aid e.g. self-harm or injury.
    10. Contribute to the smooth running of the service, carrying out general duties in cooperation with other team members.
    11. Ensure you maintain accurate, contemporaneous, clinical records, making them available to all members of the team in line with the companies Policies and Procedures.
    12. The post holder will actively seek to extend their own knowledge within the substance misuse field.
    13. Participate in annual appraisal identifying personal training needs and agreeing personal development plan with line manager.
    14. Attend and participate in relevant courses including statutory and mandatory updates and continuing professional development as requested by the Registered Manager.
    15. To participate in the induction process both personally and for new members of the team
    16. To participate in the clinical supervision process
    17. To participate in the evaluation and review of this job description and the role
    Professional Responsibilities
    1. Work constructively with multi disciplinary teams and statutory and voluntary agencies.
    2. Maintain an up to date professional portfolio in line with continuous professional development.
    3. To be aware of and adhere to company’s policies and procedures.
    4. Act as the service user’s advocate when the situation demands it.
    5. Be aware of the policy on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and act accordingly.
    Where necessary relevant training in the operation of new or unfamiliar equipment, software or procedures will be provided or arranged.
  • To apply
    Send CV or call
    Saif Bhojani at saif.bhojani1@nhs.net or 07826068402
    Javid Iqbal at javidonline@hotmail.com or 07856356925

Receptionist required for our branch site in Eccleston – Lancashire

  • General Information
    We have a receptionist vacancy for 20 hours per week based at our lovely site in Eccleston Village. Experience in Medical Reception preferred and Emis Web.

    Monday 8.00am – 4.00pm
    Tuesday 8.00am – 4.30pm
    Wednesday 1.00 – 6.30pm

    Holiday cover when required.

    Salary will be dependent on experience.

  • To apply
    Mrs Gill Stubbs
    Practice Manager
    Eccleston Health Centre
    Doctors Lane
    Eccleston
    PR7 5RA

    or email CV to gill.stubbs@nhs.net