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Current Vacancies

Senior Support Worker 

Location: Somerset DESP

Salary: £17,652 - £19,020

Closing Date: 18th July

Description:

Due to service expansion, the Somerset Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, flexible, self-motivated Support Worker to join their team. Our aim is to reduce the risk of sight loss amongst people with diabetes by the prompt identification of sight threatening diabetic eye disease.

The post offers an exciting opportunity for a patient-focused, caring, conscientious, friendly individual who has excellent communication skills and who shares our values - ‘Working Together', ‘Everyone Counts' and ‘Making a Difference'.

Experience of working in a busy outpatients department, taking a patient's history, performing visual acuity testing and instilling dilating eye drops would be advantageous. However, we are also very interested to hear from health care assistants or care workers who are keen to develop new skills in a specialist area and can demonstrate, through their experience, a caring, professional, patient-centered approach in their work and a willingness to learn.

A requirement of the post is possession of the relevant national qualification, however unqualified staff willing to complete the National Screening qualification will be considered on the understanding that you will be employed to band 2 in the interim until you have achieved the relevant qualification. You will be fully funded and supported to gain this national qualification.

Location: South Somerset

Various Hours up to 37.5hrs per week.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ian Glass, 0300 1245611 or Ian.glass@sompar.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 184-SNGEN49

Senior Clerical Officer

Location: Sheffield DESP

Salary: £18,813 - £20,795

Closing Date: 21st July

Description:

The Directorate of Ophthalmology is seeking to recruit a Senior Administrator for the Sheffield Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Screening Service.

The successful candidate will be required to provide an excellent administrative service to support the delivery of a world class Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in Sheffield. This will be achieved through efficient and effective co-ordination of the care pathway for diabetic patients within the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme and the specialist hospital eye service.

About Us

The aim of a Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is to reduce the risk of sight loss amongst people with diabetes by the prompt identification and effective treatment of diabetic retinopathy. This is achieved through a systematic screening process involving the digital imaging of the retina to identify any sight threatening changes.

Who we looking for

The successful applicant will have excellent organisation, time management and communication skills, with a keen eye for detail. They will be required to work effectively as a team whilst also having the ability to work on their own initiative.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Scott Pickles, Programme Manager 0114 3050656

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 190-8082-HAN-A

Admin Assistant

Location: Brighton and Sussex DESP

Salary: £18,813 - £20,795

Closing Date: 21st July

Description:

The Brighton and Sussex Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is based at the Clinical Media Centre (CMC) at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. We require an enthusiastic, hard-working person to play a vital role in the administration of this rapidly expanding Diabetic Eye Screening service which forms part of the English National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

The post involves dealing directly with the public mostly on the telephone, so experience of handling a high volume of telephone calls with the public will be advantageous. You will also be in contact with GP practices, health centres and ophthalmic clinics and an understanding of diabetic retinopathy and health related experience is a definite advantage.

Your ability to organise and prioritise your workload in a logical and methodical way will be key and ideally, you will have good database and spread sheet skills. You will need to be able to concentrate despite frequent interruption, will have an excellent telephone manner, be calm and approachable and it is vital you can work well alone as well as part of a team.

You should have a good general education with the equivalent 5 GCSE Grade 4 (level C) or above. Experience of working in a busy dynamic office environment is desirable.

Please address the knowledge, skills and experience sections outlined in this advertisement and the job description clearly in your application as this will be the basis of selection for interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sara Gordon, 01273 664457

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 379-SURJUL018-19 

Diabetic Screener/Grader - EMIS Care

Location: BaNES DESP (Bath)

Salary: £21,089 - £23,761

Closing Date: 22nd July

Description:

Our screeners are at the heart of EMIS 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 retinophathy. 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 BaNES, although on occasion you may be asked to cover a clinic in a neighbouring county such as Wiltshire. 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 a full UK driving licence and flexibility is essential.

Our team

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

Who you'll be

You will be a screener/grader working in a close knit team within the Bath area. Previous experience in diabetic eye screening is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Who we are

We`re the UK leader in connected healthcare software and services. Our solutions are widely used across every major UK healthcare setting, from primary and community care to high street pharmacies, secondary care and specialist services.

EMIS Care`s mission, vision and values are to provide a patient-centric service that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve by working to achieve excellence in service delivery. It is our view that this ethical consideration for our patients has made our company the success it is today.

By focusing on the needs of the patient we create bespoke solutions to meet the demands of those we serve. We tailor all service provision according to the locality and patient needs, as well as to nationally set guidelines. .

Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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-19-2718

Retinal Screener/Grader - Health Inteligence Ltd

Location: Dorset DESP

Salary: £18,500

Closing Date: 22nd July

Description:

We are looking for a Retinal Screener for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the Dorset area

We have great ambitions for the service, can you match them?

Health Intelligence provide Analytics & Diabetic Eye Screening Services to NHS Organisations.Our main areas of focus are on Diabetic Eye Screening services and population based solutions that assist the NHS deliver high quality screening services and reduce potential sight loss to NHS patients.

The role is predominately patient faciing during the screening process and working in an office environment for the grading element. you will be working as part of a team and the wider establishment of the diabetic eye screening programmes. The role is full time and you wil be comfortable working autonomously during clinics. Full training will be provided.

This fantastic opportunity provides personal development opportunities and the possibility of career progression within the company. You will be given the chance to develop the role.

Salary: £18,500 per annum. Salary increases to £21,000 on completion of diploma

Other Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

  • Company salary sacrifice pension scheme

  • Flexible working where appropriate

  • Spacious offices

  • Company phone & laptop

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Free tea and coffee and lovely colleagues!!!

Base Office Location: Wimborne

It would be desirable to have experience of working in a healthcare environment with an understanding of diabetic retinopathy but not essential as full training will be provided.

Excellent communication skills required with the ability to work alone or in a team

Educated to GCSE level

There will be a requirement to complete the Diploma in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening. Mentoring and training will be provided.

Full clean driving licence essential

All job offers are subject to a DBS check, Right to Work Check and references

The hours are 37.5 per week (including some possible evening and weekend work)

Health Intelligence is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all areas of the community

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-19-0526

Diabetic Retinal Screener

Location: West Hertfordshire DESP

Salary: £18,813 - £20,795 + HCAS pro rata (22.5 hrs pw)

Closing Date: 23rd July

Description:

West Hertfordshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is responsible for providing a photographic eye screening service for the diabetic population of West Hertfordshire (approximately 31,000 patients) to ensure the early detection of sight-threatening diabetic eye disease.

Due to increasing demand, we are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic and flexible individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join our friendly team.

Previous screening experience and qualification is preferred, however training will be provided for the right individual.

The post holder will have the ability to work enthusiastically and effectively in an innovative and conscientious department, providing a high standard of patient care during eye screening clinics. The role entails working at different locations throughout West Hertfordshire.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).


When completing your application for this post please include in your supporting statement how you would meet the Trust Values; Care – Respect - Confidence - Quality – Improve

For further details / informal visits contact:

Charlotte Porter, Screener/Grader Team Leader - Telephone number 07778957011

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 812-19-074-AS-A

Retinal Screener/Grader - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: Berkshire DESP

Salary: £18,500 + HCAS

Closing Date: 24th July

Description:

FANCY JOINING OUR TEAM AS A RETINAL SCREENER?

Full Training given

Berkshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme: Covering clinics in the Berkshire area

We are looking for a Retinal Screener for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the Berkshire Area

We have great ambitions for the service, can you match them?

Health Intelligence provide Analytics & Diabetic Eye Screening Services to NHS Organisations.Our main areas of focus are on Diabetic Eye Screening services and population based solutions that assist the NHS deliver high quality screening services and reduce potential sight loss to NHS patients.

The post-holder will deliver a consistently high quality diabetic eye screening service for patients with diabetes in specified area(s). The role has a requirement to work unsupervised within a community based environment, with travel to a number of fixed and mobile screening venues. Senior Retinal Screeners will help and work with Team Leaders to support and monitor the Retinal Screeners.

This fantastic opportunity provides personal development opportunities and the possibility of career progression within the company. You will be given the chance to develop the role.

We will ask a lot from you but in return you can expect a lot from us:

Salary: £18,500 per annum for full time plus a market supplement of £2000. Salary increases to £21,000 (plus market supplement)on completion of diploma. HCAis also paid of £1000 per annum

Other Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

  • Company salary sacrifice pension scheme

  • Flexible working where appropriate

  • Spacious offices

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Company phone & laptop

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Free tea and coffee and lovely colleagues!!!

Base Office Location: Wokingham RG41 2PY

This position will be clinic based in the Berkshire area with need to go to the Wokingham office for meetings, training and grading

It would be desirable to have experience of working in a healthcare environment with an understanding of diabetic retinopathy but not essential as full training will be provided.

Excellent communication skills required with the ability to work alone or in a team

Educated to GCSE level

There will be a requirement to complete the Diploma in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening. Mentoring and training will be provided.

Full clean driving licence essential

All job offers are subject to a DBS check, Right to Work Check and references

The hours are 37.5 per week (there may be occasional weekend and evening work)

Health Intelligence is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.

If you require any further information please call Rosy Willis on 01270 897831

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-19-0520

Retinal Screener/Grader - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: North West London DESP

Salary: £18,500 + HCAS

Closing Date: 24th July

Description:

North West LondonDiabetic Eye Screening Programme: Covering clinics in the Central London Area

We are looking for a Retinal Screener for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the Central London Area

We have great ambitions for the service, can you match them?

Health Intelligence provide Analytics & Diabetic Eye Screening Services to NHS Organisations.Our main areas of focus are on Diabetic Eye Screening services and population based solutions that assist the NHS deliver high quality screening services and reduce potential sight loss to NHS patients.

The post-holder will deliver a consistently high quality diabetic eye screening service for patients with diabetes in specified area(s). The role has a requirement to work unsupervised within a community based environment, with travel to a number of fixed and mobile screening venues. Senior Retinal Screeners will help and work with Team Leaders to support and monitor the Retinal Screeners.

This fantastic opportunity provides personal development opportunities and the possibility of career progression within the company. You will be given the chance to develop the role.

We will ask a lot from you but in return you can expect a lot from us:

Salary: £18,500per annum for full time plus HCA of £3500. Salary increases to £21,000 plus HCA on completion of diploma.

Other Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

  • Company salary sacrifice pension scheme

  • Flexible working where appropriate

  • Spacious offices

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Company phone & laptop

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Free tea and coffee and lovely colleagues!!!

Base Office Location: Perivale UB6 7HQ

This position will be clinic based in the Central London area with need to go to thePerivale office for meetings, training and grading

It would be desirable to have experience of working in a healthcare environment with an understanding of diabetic retinopathy but not essential as full training will be provided.

Excellent communication skills required with the ability to work alone or in a team

Educated to GCSE level

There will be a requirement to complete the Diploma in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening. Mentoring and training will be provided.

Full clean driving licence essential

All job offers are subject to a DBS check, Right to Work Check and references

The hours are 37.5 per week (there may be occasional weekend and evening work)

Health Intelligence is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-19-0369

Retinal Screener/Grader - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: North Devon DESP

Salary: £18,500 

Closing Date: 24th July

Description:

We are looking for a Retinal Screener for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the North Devon Area

We have great ambitions for the service, can you match them?

Health Intelligence provide Analytics & Diabetic Eye Screening Services to NHS Organisations.Our main areas of focus are on Diabetic Eye Screening services and population based solutions that assist the NHS deliver high quality screening services and reduce potential sight loss to NHS patients.

The role is predominately patient facing during the screening process and working in an office environment for the grading element. You will be working as part of a team and the wider establishment of diabetic eye screening programmes. You will have access to a variety of learning opportunities as part of the programme including completion of the Health Screeners Diploma in diabetic eye screening as well attending regular training and development days. The role is 37.5 hours per week (usually 7.5 hour days) to be worked flexibly according to the needs of the service and may include weekends, so you will be comfortable working autonomously during clinics and be flexible to travel daily across Devon. Full training will be provided.

Salary: £18,500 per annum for full time

Other Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

  • Company salary sacrifice pension scheme

  • Flexible working where appropriate

  • Spacious offices

  • Company phone & laptop

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Free tea and coffee and lovely colleagues!!!

Base Office Location: North Devon although there will be a requirment to go to the main programme in Exeter for meetings and training

It would be desirable to have experience of working in a healthcare environment with an understanding of diabetic retinopathy but not essential as full training will be provided.

Excellent communication skills required with the ability to work alone or in a team

Educated to GCSE level

There will be a requirement to complete the Diploma in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening. Mentoring and training will be provided.

Full clean driving licence essential

All job offers are subject to a DBS check, Right to Work Check and references

The hours are 37.5 per week (there may be occasional weekend work)

Health Intelligence is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.

If you require any further information please call Rosy Willis on 01270 897831

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-19-0535

Engagement Officer - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: East Anglia DESP

Salary: £21,000 

Closing Date: 24th July

Description:

East AngliaDiabetic Eye Screening Programme requires an Engagement Officer to be responsible for communications, stakeholder and community engagement activities as well as collecting and collating feedback to ensure good coverage, uptake and participation. The Engagement Officer will look to engage and communicate with hard to reach groups to help ensure that the Programme is fully integrated across the entire patient pathway and necessary collaborative relationships are formed.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

To assist the Stakeholder and Quality Assurance Manager:

  • in the drafting and co-production, development and revision of the Programme's Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Strategy and plan ensuring it is effectively implemented, reviewed and evaluated including the development and implementation of communication, promotional and patient, carer and stakeholder engagement activities within the local Communities served by the Programme.

  • in the development and implementation of communication, promotional NHS and professional stakeholders engagement activities including (not exclusively) with CCGs; LMCs; Local Authority Directors of Public Health and their teams; GP Practices; Hospital Eye services, Maternity, Paediatrics and Diabetology; that will gather intelligence and insight to ensure effective interface/integration, information dissemination/transfer and working relationships to the benefits of patient experience and safety.

Working hours - 37.5 per week (some weekend and evenings may be needed)

Holidays: 25 days per year

The full time salary for the role is £21,000

All job offers are subject to a DBS check, Right to Work check and References

Health Intelligence is an equal opportunites Employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-19-0527

Specialist Grader

Location: The Humber DESP (Hull)

Salary: £30,401 - £37,267

Closing Date: 25th July

Description:

1 Full time (37.5 hours per week) post to work based in Hull within the Humber Diabetic Eye Screening Programme offices at Hull Royal Infirmary and covering static slit lamp biomicroscopy clinics based in Hull, Scunthorpe and Grimsby. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated person to join the Humber Diabetic Eye Screening Programme as a Specialist Grader. To work in unison with the Head of Optometry, Humber DESP Clinical Lead and Programme Manager in order to deliver a slit lamp biomicroscopy screening service for Humber DESP. Responsible for the management of accurate and timely grading of digital retinal images within the Grading Team. To provide assistance and support to the developing grading staff and the retinal screening team. To contribute to the department's overall goal of providing an efficient screening/photography service for GP based diabetic patients throughout Hull, East Riding, North and North East Lincolnshire. To support the activities of the department to ensure that National Quality Standards are maintained.

The grading role will include ongoing Test and Train assessments and keeping up to date with the latest pathway changes and national guidance. Attention to detail is vital and the ability to follow strict information governance procedures. The successful applicant needs be able to confidently and competently work under pressure dealing with a large workload with great accuracy. Excellent teamwork is required within a small grading team and the ability to support and feedback to the individual graders is essential. Contact with patients is required therefore a friendly manner with patients is essential with knowledge of how to care for patients with mobility or health issues.

The post holder would be required to have already achieved a City and Guilds certificate in Retinal Screening for units 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308. The post holder also requires to have a minimum of 3 years grading experience. The Trust is undergoing service transformations and review, therefore there may be a requirement in future for weekend work/or early evening work. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills, together with an ability to prioritise workload and work flexibly under pressure to achieve deadlines. Experience of the NHS and working within a Retinal Screening Programme and grading digital images is essential.

** Salary relates to year 2 of 3 year NHS pay deal

For further details / informal visits contact:

Natalie Holmes at: Natalie.holmes@hey.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 356-19-1851334

Administrator

Location: The Humber DESP (Hull)

Salary: £17,652 - £19,020 pro rata (30 hrs pw)

Closing Date: 25th July

Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated person to join the Humber Diabetic Eye Screening Programme as an Administrator.

The successful applicant will work with the retinal screening team and be responsible for providing administrative support to the programme dealing with the booking of clinics and appointments, providing a professional service to patients over the telephone, liaise with GP's and other external clinical colleagues and other administrative roles as required. Attention to detail is vital and the ability to follow strict information governance procedures. The successful applicant needs be able to confidently and competently work under pressure dealing with a large workload in a busy office. An excellent telephone manner is required as the postholder is the point of contact for patients. The role also requires occasional face to face contact with patients.

The post holder would be required to work towards and complete a Screening qualification within 2 years of appointment to post. The Trust is undergoing service transformations and review, therefore there may be a requirement in future for weekend work/or early evening work. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills, together with an ability to prioritise workload and work flexibly under pressure to achieve deadlines. Experience of working within the NHS is essential.

** Salary relates to year 2 of 3 year NHS pay deal

For further details please email Natalie Holmes on natalie.holmes@hey.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 356-19-1851740

Administrator

Location: The Humber DESP (Hull)

Salary: £17,652 - £19,020 

Closing Date: 25th July

Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated person to join the Humber Diabetic Eye Screening Programme as an Administrator. The successful applicant will work with the retinal screening team and be responsible for providing administrative support to the programme dealing with the booking of clinics and appointments, providing a professional service to patients over the telephone, liaise with GP's and other external clinical colleagues and other administrative roles as required. Attention to detail is vital and the ability to follow strict information governance procedures. The successful applicant needs be able to confidently and competently work under pressure dealing with a large workload in a busy office. An excellent telephone manner is required as the postholder is the point of contact for patients. The role also requires occasional face to face contact with patients.

The post holder would be required to work towards and complete a Screening qualification within 2 years of appointment to post. The Trust is undergoing service transformations and review, therefore there may be a requirement in future for weekend work/or early evening work. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills, together with an ability to prioritise workload and work flexibly under pressure to achieve deadlines. Experience of working within the NHS is essential.

** Salary relates to year 2 of 3 year NHS pay deal

For further details please email Natalie Holmes on natalie.holmes@hey.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 356-19-1851165

Retinal Screener - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: Portsmouth DESP

Salary: £18,500 (Fixed Term 12 months maternity cover)

Closing Date: 31st July

Description:

We are looking for a Retinal Screener (Maternity Cover for 12 months) for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the Portsmouth and Waterlooville areas

We have great ambitions for the service, can you match them?

Health Intelligence provide Analytics & Diabetic Eye Screening Services to NHS Organisations.Our main areas of focus are on Diabetic Eye Screening services and population based solutions that assist the NHS deliver high quality screening services and reduce potential sight loss to NHS patients.

The role is predominately patient facing during the screening process and working in an office environment for the grading element. You will be working as part of a team and the wider establishment of diabetic eye screening programmes. The role is full time and you will be comfortable working autonomously during clinics. Full training will be provided.

Salary: £18,500 per annum for full time

Hours - 37.5 per week

Other Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

  • Company salary sacrifice pension scheme

  • Flexible working where appropriate

  • Spacious offices

  • Company phone & laptop

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Free tea and coffee and lovely colleagues!!!

Base Office Location: Portsmouth

there will be a need to go to the programme office in Southampton for training and meetings.

It would be desirable to have experience of working in a healthcare environment with an understanding of diabetic retinopathy but not essential as full training will be provided.

Excellent communication skills required with the ability to work alone or in a team

Educated to GCSE level

Full clean driving licence essential

All job offers are subject to a DBS check, Right to Work Check and references

Health Intelligence is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.

If you require any further information please call Rosy Willis on 01270 897831

To apply please visit: http://www,jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-19-0536

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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