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Part Time Outreach Worker - Health Intelligence Ltd 

Location: Exeter DESP

Salary: £18,135 FTE 

Closing Date: 12th May

Description:

This is a part time position of 22.5 hours per week based in Exeter paying £18,135 FTE.

InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England and since 2011, InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services across the country. To increase efficiency, we also built our own software system which enables us to adapt and change to meet the requirements our employees to achieve a better user experience.

We're currently recruiting an Outreach Worker to help improve knowledge and stress the importance of Retinal Screening to those who suffer from diabetes putting a particular emphasis on hard to reach groups such as the BAME community and non-responders. The successful applicant will be responsible for going out to the public and speaking with faith and community leaders with the goal of education therefor, we are looking for someone who excels when speaking with the general public and stakeholders.

Key duties

  • Provide specialist insight, intelligence and expertise in the development and revision of the Programme's Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Strategy and plan and contributing to its implementation and evaluation
  • Improve the knowledge of the importance of screening within the diverse communities served through appropriate promotional activities
  • With a specific focus on the hard to reach groups including BAME communities; patients within areas of greater deprivation and non-responders; assist the Engagement Manager in the development and implementation of patient/carer communication, promotional, participation and engagement activities
  • To be a member of and assist the Engagement Manager in the implementation, co-ordination and support of the patient/carer and patient representative groups engagement structures/forums
  • Support the Engagement Manager to work closely with Local Authority Public Health and Community Development Teams on promotional activities and campaigns that will lead to improvements in uptake and coverage with the areas of deprivation, BAME communities and other communities which are highlighted to have low uptake, coverage and/or high levels of DNAers and non-responders
  • Advise on and ensure the Programme's communications are appropriately framed and language, reading age and culturally appropriate for the target audience
  • To undertake outreach work within secure establishments to improve uptake and knowledge of the importance of screening
  • Provide specialist expertise and knowledge to the Programme on the cultural, language, ethnic and faith issues that may be impacting on attendance and non-responders

Experience and qualifications

  • Experience of working within the Diverse communities served
  • Partnership Development
  • Knowledge of NDESP policies
  • Awareness of general and cultural issues as they relate to Hard to Reach/Faith groups
  • Awareness of the linguistic and cultural backgrounds of targeted groups
  • Diversity and Equality legislation and issues
  • Developing and maintaining working relationships with community/voluntary groups
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma
  • Quantitative and Qualitative research methods and statistics
  • Training/experience of Marketing and/or public Communication/ stakeholder engagement

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-21-4827A

Trainee Imaging Technician - Health Intelligence Ltd 

Location: Hampshire DESP

Salary: £19,500 

Closing Date: 12th May

Description:

This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week paying £19,500 per annum.

Thanks for your initial interest in joining InHealth Intelligence, we appreciate that not many people know what an Imaging Technician is, but hopefully throughout your application process you'll have a better understanding.

Who are InHealth Intelligence? InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England and since 2011, InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services across the country. To increase efficiency, we also built our own software system which enables us to adapt and change to meet the requirements our employees to achieve a better user experience.

Our monitoring Services screen patients that have been prescribed and are actively taking the drug Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) the drug is prescribed for patients with autoimmune diseaseincluding systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. There is a risk of retinal toxicity from HCQ which can be irreversible and lead to significant visual impairment and sight loss which is what we are trying to prevent!

Who we are looking for?

  • Compassionate individuals who are empathetic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Someone who is happy to travel to our screening services throughout Hampshire and Isle of Wight
  • Although we will provide full training, we are looking for individuals who are able to administer drops into the eye whilst remaining composed
  • People who consider themselves adaptable and possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Flexible in their working week as occasional weekend
  • Those looking for a career in a care profession in their next position
  • Individuals who enjoy working with the public, are caring and have an in built need to help others
  • People who take pride in the level of customer service they offer

Duties of an Imaging Technician

  • Take responsibility for the safe use and security of the screening equipment
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly environment for patients
  • Instil eye drops (Tropicamide)
  • maintain sufficient stocks of consumables supplies, equipment and forms
  • Inform patients of the purpose of all tests personally performed and what to expect during the appointment
  • Obtain and record medical and ocular history
  • Perform accurate and consistent documentation and measurement to include: Visual Acuity, patient weight and relevant medication history
  • Accurately record all patient data against the correct patient record
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their screening
  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care

Our Application processes

We're really grateful that you've read this far, hopefully you now have a better understanding of the importance of a screeners job, not to worry if you have any further questions, we'll be able to answer them during the application process.

If this is of interest, please hit apply! If successful, you'll be sent a link in which you'll be asked to carry out a 2-5 minute video interview in which you'll be asked 3 questions. Don't worry if you're a bit nervous about video interviews, we'll bear this in mind when viewing! It may be an idea to have a look over our website prior to help when answering the questions.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-21-5033A

Senior Retinal Screener/Grader 

Location: South East London DESP

Salary: £29,888 - £36,738 inc HCA

Closing Date: 13th May

Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic qualified and experienced Retinal Screener Grader to join the South East London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, provided by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

The candidate will be based in one of the following locality teams: Lewisham & Southwark, Bexley & Greenwich or Bromley, with occasional sessions in the other localities.

Screening is delivered in Hospital outpatient clinics, NHS health centres and high street opticians.

The service is one of the largest eye screening programmes in the country, responsible for providing screening to over 100,000 patients and has close links with both ophthalmology and diabetes services across south east London.

The successful candidate must hold the City and Guilds or Health Screeners Diploma in Diabetic Retinal Screening and should be a confident and experienced grader with experience working at Arbitration and ROG level grading.

Experience in capturing OCT images would be an advantage but not essential.

Excellent customer care and communication skills are essential for this post. You will be self-disciplined, focused and able to manage clinics independently providing the highest quality care to our patients.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Batten - Deputy Programme Manager

Email: louise.batten@nhs.net

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 196-LIS5850

Band 2 Administrator

Location: Gloucestershire DESP

Salary: £18,005 - £19,337 (Fixed Term)

Closing Date: 13th May

Description:

We are looking for an Administration Officer to work with our team in providing comprehensive and confidential administrative support to the Gloucestershire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

The post holder will liaise with patients and healthcare professionals to ensure that the best possible care is offered. They will need excellent communication skills and be able to work well as part of a busy team, remaining calm under pressure.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to assist with maintaining electronic records of diabetic patients within Gloucestershire and ensure that patients are invited for screening in a timely manner.

They will need good telephone experience and keyboard skills to book and rearrange appointments and have excellent attention to detail. The post holder will need to be flexible to meet with competing demands on their time within this busy office.

They will also be required to work within the reception area and be confident as the first point of contact for patients attending appointments.

About us

Gloucestershire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme has the purpose of ensuring the early detection of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy and the reduction of blindness. We are an award-winning team with an excellent professional reputation.

The department is closely linked with Research, Ophthalmology and Medical Photography to form a diverse and enthusiastic team.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 318-21-R6739JH

Trainee Screener - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Bristol DESP

Salary: £19,500

Closing Date: 14th May

Description:

InHealth Intelligence are a great company to work for, they make you feel welcome from the very first day and my team are all friendly, welcoming, and eager to help me settle into my role. My role offers something different each day as each patient is unique and there is always something new to learn. Coming mainly from a warehouse background, this role is completely new to me, however the support and assistance given to me by my team has helped to make the transition seamless & pain free and I am really enjoying my time here with IHI.”

Screener/Grader for InHealth Intelligence – Testimonial

This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week paying £19,500 per annum.

Thanks for your initial interest in becoming a Retinal Screener, we appreciate that not many people know what a Retinal Screener is, but hopefully throughout your application process you'll have a better understanding.

So, what is Retinal Screening? Some people with diabetes develop serious complications with their eyes, called diabetic retinopathy. If they don't get this treated properly, it can lead to sight loss. Diabetic eye screening is a test to check for eye problems caused by diabetes. The eye screening test can find eye problems before sight is affected. Pictures are taken of the back of the eyes to check for any changes.

Who are InHealth Intelligence? InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England and since 2011, InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services across the country. To increase efficiency, we also built our own software system which enables us to adapt and change to meet the requirements our employees to achieve a better user experience.

Who we are looking for?

  • Compassionate individuals who are empathetic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Someone who is happy to travel to our screening services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
  • Although we will provide full training, we are looking for individuals who are able to take detailed/up close pictures of the eye and remain composed
  • People who consider themselves adaptable and possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Flexible in their working week as occasional weekend work is required and can commit to completing their Health Screener Diploma
  • Those looking for a career in a care profession in their next position
  • Individuals who enjoy working with the public, are caring and have an in built need to help others
  • People who take pride in the level of customer service they offer

Key duties of a Screener

  • Ensure that patients are made to feel welcome and comfortable throughout the screening process
  • Undertake the screening Checklist to ensure the screening environment is safe (for yourself and your patients)
  • Basic maintenance of the camera and equipment to enable the best possible images are taken
  • Safely administer the eye drops (to enlarge pupils), and undertake photographs ensuring correct field of view
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent onward referral at the time of their screening appointment
  • Maintaining a sufficient stock of consumables

Our Application processes

We're really grateful that you've read this far, hopefully you now have a better understanding of the importance of a screeners job, not to worry if you have any further questions, we'll be able to answer them during the application process.

If this is of interest, please hit apply! If successful, you'll be sent a link in which you'll be asked to carry out a 2-5 minute video interview in which you'll be asked 3 questions. Don't worry if you're a bit nervous about video interviews, we'll bear this in mind when viewing! It may be an idea to have a look over our website prior to help when answering the questions.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5051A

Diabetic Eye Screening Programme Manager

Location: South East London DESP

Salary: £60,058 - £68,891 inc HCA

Closing Date: 14th May

Description:

We are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity to be a part of the SEL Diabetic Eye Screening Programme and join the team as the Programme Manager.

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is commissioned by NHS England to provide eye screening to more than 105,000 patients with diabetes across South East London. The service covers six boroughs: Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich.

Our screening clinics are operated from several hospital and community sites across the sector, with our administration, management and grading centre based on the Guy's campus next to London Bridge.

You will be working with a dynamic team to ensure we can safely deliver this Nationally commissioned screening programme. The role will oversee both the strategic direction of the programme, as well as the day to day operations across a number of screening sites, as well as the central hub based at Guy's Hospital.

For further details / informal visits contact:

India Brummitt - General Manager, Medical Specialties

Email: india.brummitt@gstt.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 196-COF6549

Diabetic Failsafe Officer

Location: Prince Charles Eye Unit, Windsor, Berkshire

Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 + 5% HCA

Closing Date: 23rd May

Description:

The Ophthalmology Department is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, reliable and hardworking individual to join our team as the Diabetic Failsafe Officer.You will be the main point of contact for administrative issues relating to Diabetic patients pathway of care, assurance that all patients pathways are managed using national assurance standards and local clinical decisions.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will provide expertise in the proactive management of the Diabetic patients pathways from referral to discharge, ensuring the entire pathway is managed smoothly.

You are also expected to work closely with the National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, and build a good working relationship with their administrators and Failsafe Officers.

Main duties of the job

The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills and be willing to multi-task under challenging conditions and have the ability to supervise and delegate work to those within their team.The Ophthalmology team is committed to providing our colleagues with a positive experience assisting them to build fulfilling and rewarding careers.

This is an exciting time to join the Ophthalmology Department as we move towards more digital ways of working, including virtual clinics and assessment.

We are also able to offer flexibility in working from either of the 2 main Ophthalmology hubs at Reading and Windsor, as well as working from home on rotation.

For further details contact:

Gary Morgan - gary.morgan@royalbekshire.nhs.uk

Tel: 01183 227884

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no:193-3115607PCG4ADM

Diabetic Screener - NPS Care

Location: South West London DESP

Salary: £19,737 - £21,142

Closing Date: 31st May

Description:

Who we are

Working with government agencies and hospitals, our software provides the data and insight for better healthcare decisions. We help deliver health screening programmes across the UK and Ireland, support the world's biggest orthopaedic registry and digitise millions of patient records each year.

Our screeners are at the heart of NPS Care, spending their time on the ground, helping our patients to live longer healthier lives. As one of our screeners you'll run local clinics to see our patients and photograph their eyes to assess for diabetic retinopathy. We'll need you to be empathetic and able to talk to patients about their images on a daily basis. In this role, you'll be supported whilst undertaking your training, but once that's completed will be working largely unsupervised in a pressured environment, so a cool head is essential! All in all, we want you to be customer and people focused, caring about our patients and being passionate about delivering an exceptional service at all times.

This role will be based in South West London in areas such as Kingston, Croydon, Clapham and Sutton. Where possible, we'll try and keep you in clinics close to where you live, however there may be the need for you to travel further afield, so flexibility is essential. Occasional Saturday work is also required, and core work hours are between 8am to 6pm on any given day that is worked.

Our team

Working with other screeners, you'll be mentored and supported by our screener/graders and team leaders, to ensure you understand and learn everything you need to deliver an exceptional service to our patients.

Who you'll be

We want to make sure you are set for success; This isn't all about your skills and that is why we would love to talk to you even if perhaps you don't fit all of the below.

  • customer focused with brilliant inter personal skills
  • willingness to learn - as we'll put you through the necessary qualification
  • organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • good problem-solving skills
  • able to work under pressure
  • any previous experience working with the public is ideal
  • minimum of 5 GCSEs including grades A-C in English, Maths and a Science subject or equivalent
  • a full driving licence and preferably your own transport (clinic times can vary and early morning collection of equipment is occasionally involved in the role, which cannot always be facilitated with local public transport)

If you think you have the skills we're looking for to strengthen our team we'd love to hear from you.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J112-A-21-3630

 

 

 

 

 



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