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Current Vacancies

Failsafe Officer

Location: South Tyneside and Sunderland DESP

Salary: £25,655 - £31,534 Pro rata 

Closing Date: 21st September

Description:

The South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a Failsafe Officer for the Diabetic Screening Programme. We are looking for a dynamic, self motivated, flexible individual with a good and detailed knowledge of diabetes and its associated risk factors.

The Programme has a cohort of approximately 28,000 patients across the Sunderland and South Tyneside catchment areas and provides an annual screening service incorporating eye and foot screening and phlebotomy.

The successful applicant will essentially be responsible for overseeing the failsafe aspect of the Programme, in addition they will provide supervision of administrative staff within the department. Furthermore and on completion of appropriate training, the postholder will be required to deliver a direct front line eye photography role within the clinical arm of the service.

Working closely with the Programme Manager and Clinical Leads, the post holder will use their knowledge and expertise to develop the service ensuring it is responsive to the needs of service users. This will include the development of innovative ways to meet the challenge of increasing uptake of diabetic screening across Sunderland and South Tyneside.

The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications. Experience of working within Diabetic Eye Screening is desirable as well as knowledge of Optomize software.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential.

For any further job related candidate queries, please contact Helen Bone, Screening Programme Manager.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 155-OP-AC-0921-11

Administrator (Failsafe) - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Exeter DESP

Salary: £19,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week paying £19,000 based in Exeter.

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.

We do this to ensure early diagnoses' and to reduce diabetes related complications to our patients.

What will you Administrate?

You will be joining our Failsafe team, in addition to usual care which includes appointing, examination/treatment and discharge, our failsafe team ensure that if something goes wrong in the patient's pathway, administrative processes are in place and actioned to identify any errors in procedures.

You will:

  • Monitor all patients referred to the Hospital Eye Service Department in line with guidance and policy
  • Support the booking of appointments for the patient based on their referral type in line with national set timelines
  • Ensure patients on discharge are referred back into the Programme within the correct pathway and Patients GP has been informed
  • Liaise with Maternity Units within the Hospital to ensure that all Diabetic patients who are pregnant are referred to the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
  • Audit the status of patients to ensure all patients under the Hospital Eye Service are seen at least annually
  • Review and respond to individual queries & data capture

What you will need to succeed in this role

  • A team player who is supportive, reliable and trustworthy
  • Someone who is approachable, dedicated and hardworking
  • A people person – someone who enjoys working alongside and helping others
  • Someone who thrives on and remains calm and focused in challenging situations
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • A high level of attention to detail and who works well within set procedures
  • Someone who is confident is using Microsoft Office packages such as Excel

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-21-5414

Trainee Screener/Grader - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Windsor DESP

Salary: £19,500

Closing Date: 25th September

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

We're currently recruiting both Retinal Screeners & Retinal Screener Graders. Both are full time positions 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 around around the Berkshire area
  • 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
  • Grade images twice monthly from the our office to ensure patients are updated promptly on their results

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-20-5431A

Part-Time Administrator (22.5 hrs pw) - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Manchester DESP

Salary: £11,400

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

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.

We do this to ensure early diagnoses' and to reduce diabetes related complications to our patients.

What will you Administrate?

You will be joining our Failsafe team, in addition to usual care which includes appointing, examination/treatment and discharge, our failsafe team ensure that if something goes wrong in the patient's pathway, administrative processes are in place and actioned to identify any errors in procedures.

This is Part time (22.5 hours a week) paying £11,400 per annum

You will:

  • Monitor all patients referred to the Hospital Eye Service Department in line with guidance and policy
  • Support the booking of appointments for the patient based on their referral type in line with national set timelines
  • Ensure patients on discharge are referred, back into the Programme within the correct pathway and Patients GP has been informed
  • Assist in liaising with Maternity Units within the Hospital to ensure that all Diabetic patients who are pregnant are referred to the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
  • Audit the status of patients to ensure all patients under the Hospital Eye Service are seen at least annually
  • Review and respond to patient, GP, and other care professional queries & data capture

What you will need to succeed in this role

  • A team player who is supportive, reliable and trustworthy
  • Someone who is approachable, dedicated and hardworking
  • A people person – someone who enjoys working alongside and helping others
  • Someone who thrives on and remains calm and focused in challenging situations
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • A high level of attention to detail and who works well within set procedures

InHealth 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-21-5580

Slit Lamp Examiner - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Cambridge DESP

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a full or part time position based in East Anglia paying £40,000 - £45,000 FTE!

For over 15 years, InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England. Since 2004 InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services in East Anglia, Essex, North West London, Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Devon, Manchester, Kent and Bristol, North Summerset and Gloucestershire, and to increase efficiency, we built our own software system!

Due to our growth, we are looking for an experienced screener/grader, optometrist or ophthalmologist who has experience with Slit Lamp Bio-Microscopy to offer services to patients who are unable to have their retina screened by our standard Canon Equipment and to train colleagues to ensure we are operating at best practice.

Duties

  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and service delivery as well as maintaining fully compliant with the Data Protection Act
  • Manage clinics in a variety of community-based settings
  • Where applicable, identify risks to patient wellbeing and report immediately to the Programme Manager
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their appointment
  • Provide first, second, arbitration, Digital Surveillance and Referral Outcome Grading
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of consumables and of the prescribed medication
  • Read, understand and follow all the Retinal Screening Protocols concerned with the screening and grading of patients
  • Ensure all complaints, comments and compliments received, are logged and forwarded to the Programme Manager
  • Attend and fully participate in meetings regarding training, quality assurance, annual Personal Development Reviews
  • Complete all mandatory training e.g. First Aid, Information Governance
  • Undertake a minimum 100 SLBE grades per annum as per National Guidance; minimum 500/1000 digital grading per annum and carry out the on-line EQA grading tests each month.

To succeed in this role, you will

  • Be compassionate and empathic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Be flexible and willing to operate out of multiple community sites and work some weekends
  • Committed to on-going personal development by keeping up to date with mandatory training
  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience of using slit lamps in diabetic clinics
  • Ideally have completed your Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma or Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no:J246-A-20-5264F

Part-Time Slit Lamp Examiner - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Kent & Medway DESP

Salary: £20,800

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a part time (6 month FTC) position based in Kent & Medway paying £20,800!

For over 15 years, InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England. Since 2004 InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services in East Anglia, Essex, North West London, Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Devon, Manchester, Kent and Bristol, North Summerset and Gloucestershire, and to increase efficiency, we built our own software system!

Due to our growth, we are looking for an experienced screener/grader, optometrist or ophthalmologist who has experience with Slit Lamp Bio-Microscopy to offer services to patients who are unable to have their retina screened by our standard Canon Equipment and to train colleagues to ensure we are operating at best practice.

Duties

  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and service delivery as well as maintaining fully compliant with the Data Protection Act
  • Manage clinics in a variety of community-based settings
  • Where applicable, identify risks to patient wellbeing and report immediately to the Programme Manager
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their appointment
  • Provide first, second, arbitration, Digital Surveillance and Referral Outcome Grading
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of consumables and of the prescribed medication
  • Read, understand and follow all the Retinal Screening Protocols concerned with the screening and grading of patients
  • Ensure all complaints, comments and compliments received, are logged and forwarded to the Programme Manager
  • Attend and fully participate in meetings regarding training, quality assurance, annual Personal Development Reviews
  • Complete all mandatory training e.g. First Aid, Information Governance
  • Undertake a minimum 100 SLBE grades per annum as per National Guidance; minimum 500/1000 digital grading per annum and carry out the on-line EQA grading tests each month.

To succeed in this role, you will

  • Be compassionate and empathic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Be flexible and willing to operate out of multiple community sites and work some weekends
  • Committed to on-going personal development by keeping up to date with mandatory training
  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience of using slit lamps in diabetic clinics
  • Ideally have completed your Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma or Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5350A

Slit Lamp Examiner - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Ipswich DESP

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a full or part time position based in East Anglia paying £40,000 - £45,000 FTE!

For over 15 years, InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England. Since 2004 InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services in East Anglia, Essex, North West London, Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Devon, Manchester, Kent and Bristol, North Summerset and Gloucestershire, and to increase efficiency, we built our own software system!

Due to our growth, we are looking for an experienced screener/grader, optometrist or ophthalmologist who has experience with Slit Lamp Bio-Microscopy to offer services to patients who are unable to have their retina screened by our standard Canon Equipment and to train colleagues to ensure we are operating at best practice.

Duties

  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and service delivery as well as maintaining fully compliant with the Data Protection Act
  • Manage clinics in a variety of community-based settings
  • Where applicable, identify risks to patient wellbeing and report immediately to the Programme Manager
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their appointment
  • Provide first, second, arbitration, Digital Surveillance and Referral Outcome Grading
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of consumables and of the prescribed medication
  • Read, understand and follow all the Retinal Screening Protocols concerned with the screening and grading of patients
  • Ensure all complaints, comments and compliments received, are logged and forwarded to the Programme Manager
  • Attend and fully participate in meetings regarding training, quality assurance, annual Personal Development Reviews
  • Complete all mandatory training e.g. First Aid, Information Governance
  • Undertake a minimum 100 SLBE grades per annum as per National Guidance; minimum 500/1000 digital grading per annum and carry out the on-line EQA grading tests each month.

To succeed in this role, you will

  • Be compassionate and empathic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Be flexible and willing to operate out of multiple community sites and work some weekends
  • Committed to on-going personal development by keeping up to date with mandatory training
  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience of using slit lamps in diabetic clinics
  • Ideally have completed your Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma or Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5264E

Slit Lamp Examiner - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Cambridge DESP

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a full or part time position based in East Anglia paying £40,000 - £45,000 FTE!

For over 15 years, InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England. Since 2004 InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services in East Anglia, Essex, North West London, Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Devon, Manchester, Kent and Bristol, North Summerset and Gloucestershire, and to increase efficiency, we built our own software system!

Due to our growth, we are looking for an experienced screener/grader, optometrist or ophthalmologist who has experience with Slit Lamp Bio-Microscopy to offer services to patients who are unable to have their retina screened by our standard Canon Equipment and to train colleagues to ensure we are operating at best practice.

Duties

  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and service delivery as well as maintaining fully compliant with the Data Protection Act
  • Manage clinics in a variety of community-based settings
  • Where applicable, identify risks to patient wellbeing and report immediately to the Programme Manager
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their appointment
  • Provide first, second, arbitration, Digital Surveillance and Referral Outcome Grading
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of consumables and of the prescribed medication
  • Read, understand and follow all the Retinal Screening Protocols concerned with the screening and grading of patients
  • Ensure all complaints, comments and compliments received, are logged and forwarded to the Programme Manager
  • Attend and fully participate in meetings regarding training, quality assurance, annual Personal Development Reviews
  • Complete all mandatory training e.g. First Aid, Information Governance
  • Undertake a minimum 100 SLBE grades per annum as per National Guidance; minimum 500/1000 digital grading per annum and carry out the on-line EQA grading tests each month.

To succeed in this role, you will

  • Be compassionate and empathic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Be flexible and willing to operate out of multiple community sites and work some weekends
  • Committed to on-going personal development by keeping up to date with mandatory training
  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience of using slit lamps in diabetic clinics
  • Ideally have completed your Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma or Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

To apply, please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5264G

Slit Lamp Examiner - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: East Anglia DESP

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a full or part time position based in East Anglia paying £40,000 - £45,000 FTE!

For over 15 years, InHealth Intelligence has been and continues to be a proud supporter of the Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes across NHS England. Since 2004 InHealth Intelligence has grown to offer fully managed services in East Anglia, Essex, North West London, Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Devon, Manchester, Kent and Bristol, North Summerset and Gloucestershire, and to increase efficiency, we built our own software system!

Due to our growth, we are looking for an experienced screener/grader, optometrist or ophthalmologist who has experience with Slit Lamp Bio-Microscopy to offer services to patients who are unable to have their retina screened by our standard Canon Equipment and to train colleagues to ensure we are operating at best practice.

Duties

  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and service delivery as well as maintaining fully compliant with the Data Protection Act
  • Manage clinics in a variety of community-based settings
  • Where applicable, identify risks to patient wellbeing and report immediately to the Programme Manager
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their appointment
  • Provide first, second, arbitration, Digital Surveillance and Referral Outcome Grading
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of consumables and of the prescribed medication
  • Read, understand and follow all the Retinal Screening Protocols concerned with the screening and grading of patients
  • Ensure all complaints, comments and compliments received, are logged and forwarded to the Programme Manager
  • Attend and fully participate in meetings regarding training, quality assurance, annual Personal Development Reviews
  • Complete all mandatory training e.g. First Aid, Information Governance
  • Undertake a minimum 100 SLBE grades per annum as per National Guidance; minimum 500/1000 digital grading per annum and carry out the on-line EQA grading tests each month.

To succeed in this role, you will

  • Be compassionate and empathic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Be flexible and willing to operate out of multiple community sites and work some weekends
  • Committed to on-going personal development by keeping up to date with mandatory training
  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience of using slit lamps in diabetic clinics
  • Ideally have completed your Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma or Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-205264H

Slit Lamp Examiner/Screener/Grader - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Manchester DESP

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

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.

Due to our growth, we are looking for an experienced screener/grader, optometrist or ophthalmologist who has experience with Slit Lamp Bio-Microscopy to offer services to patients who are unable to have their retina screened by our standard Canon equipment, and to train colleagues to ensure we are operating at best practice.

If you enjoy working in different locations and meeting new people, this is an ideal opportunity as you'll be travelling to sites around the Greater Manchester area.

Duties

  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and service delivery as well as maintaining fully compliant with the Data Protection Act
  • Manage clinics in a variety of community-based settings
  • Where applicable, identify risks to patient wellbeing and report immediately to the Programme Manager
  • Identify any patients requiring urgent referral at the time of their appointment
  • Provide first, second, arbitration, Digital Surveillance and Referral Outcome Grading
  • Maintain sufficient stocks of consumables
  • Read, understand and follow all the Retinal Screening Protocols concerned with the screening and grading of patients
  • Ensure all complaints, comments and compliments received, are logged and forwarded to the Programme Manager
  • Attend and fully participate in meetings regarding training, quality assurance, annual Personal Development Reviews
  • Complete all mandatory training e.g. First Aid, Information Governance
  • Undertake a minimum 100 SLBE grades per annum as per National Guidance; minimum 500/1000 digital gradings per annum and carry out the on-line EQA grading tests each month

To succeed in this role, you will

  • Be compassionate and empathic towards the requirements of each individual patient
  • Be adaptable and possess the ability to think quickly and resolve problems
  • Have a minimum of 12 months slit lamp experience with diabetic patients
  • Be committed to on-going personal development by keeping up to date with mandatory training
  • Ideally have completed your Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Diploma or Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners
  • Be Flexible and willing to operate out of multiple community sites and work some weekends

What InHealth Intelligence can offer you!

  • A competitive salary plus expenses
  • A rewarding role where you can see the difference you are making everyday

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5453

Patient Liason Administrator - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Winsford

Salary: £18,300 FTE

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

This is a part-time position of 22 hours per week based in Bury St Edmunds paying £18,300 full-time equivalent.

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 a Patient Liaison Administrator 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 hard to reach communities 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. During the pandemic whilst ‘going out' is not possible, we are looking for someone who can adapt their skills to liaise with the community in other formats such as the use of social media and virtual meetings.

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 hard to reach communities; patients within areas of greater deprivation and non-responders; assist the Stakeholder and Quality Assurance Manager in the development and implementation of patient/carer communication, promotional, participation and engagement activities
  • To be a member of and assist the Stakeholder and Quality Assurance Manager in the implementation, co-ordination and support of the patient/carer and patient representative groups engagement structures/forums
  • Support the Stakeholder and Quality Assurance 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, hard to reach 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-21-5226A

Bookings Call Handler - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Winsford

Salary: £18,300 

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

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.

As a Bookings Call Handler, you'll be the first point of contact for all patient enquiries relating to appointment scheduling in our busy programme based in our Winsford Head Office. To be successful in the position, you'll be able to communicate with members of the public from a variety of different backgrounds and be able to rely on your organisation skills to meet the requirements of our patients.

This is a full-time position based in our Winsford office paying £18,300.

Key duties:

  • Receive and handle inbound calls from patients looking to book or amend an appointment
  • Ensure that patients are provided appointment dates/times suited to their needs
  • Contact new patients to remind them of their appointments
  • Escalate any issues as and when they arise
  • Maintain appointment/patient data on internal systems for reporting purposes
  • Responding to and actioning emails where needed

To be successful in in this position:

  • You'll be warm, friendly and positive in nature and pride yourself on excellent customer service
  • Possess excellent communication skills and enjoy day to day contact with patients
  • You will like to work within a team environment, constantly looking to ensure our patients receive the best outcomes every time

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5402

Engagement Officer - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Eastleigh

Salary: £21,000

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

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 Engagement Officer to be responsible for communications, promotions and stakeholder/community engagement activities and feedback to ensure good coverage, uptake and participation including in respect of hard to reach groups and that the Programme is fully integrated across the entire patient pathway; two-way discussions take place; views are heard and acted upon and that close collaborative relationships are formed.

Key duties

  • To assist the Stakeholder and Quality Assurance Manager 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
  • To obtain patient, user/carer and professional intelligence and insight through effective patient, carer and professional engagement including though the implementation Patient, Partner, Stakeholder, User forums and patient engagement structures/forums
  • To implement, co-ordinate and arrange the professional and patient engagement structures/forums required to support effective engagement in the Programme including partner forums, stakeholder forums, service user forums and local learning disability support
  • With a specific focus on the hard to reach groups including those with learning disabilities, BAME communities; patients within areas of greater deprivation and non-responders; assist the Stakeholder & Quality Assurance Manager in the implementation of appropriate consultation activities
  • To undertake and report on patient satisfaction and other experience surveys as per Policies
  • Provide expertise 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-21-5515

Administrator - InHealth Intelligence Ltd

Location: Winsford

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 25th September

Description:

InHealth Intelligence is a leading provider of bespoke software, analytics, and managed solutions to the NHS as well as major provider of the DES (Diabetic Eye Screening) and CHIS (Childs Health Immunisation Services) under NHS contract. InHealth Intelligence operates out of 20 offices across England as well as many other remote sites as part of its screening operations.

The purpose of the role is to provide high-level customer support both internally and externally ensuring that all agreed service levels are achieved.

As an Administrator, your responsibilities will include:

  • Undertake Remote Data Extracts for our Customers (Weekly/Monthly exports)
  • Dealing with queries from our NHS Customers, Programme Staff and internal colleagues via telephone and e-mail
  • Responding to and administering queries via the Support Services help desk, within agreed first time resolution and service level agreement targets
  • Maintaining appropriate internal systems to ensure accuracy of data
  • Working closely with colleagues to ensure best practice and providing support to colleagues when required
  • Undertake any Support Services ad-hoc duties and projects that are required

Qualifications and Key Skills:

  • Extensive customer service experience in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet short deadlines whilst achieving accurate results
  • Proactive approach
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and organisational skills
  • To enjoy working and contributing to a team
  • IT literate, Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel and can demonstrate a good understanding of Excel formulas

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J246-A-20-5075C

Diabetic Screener/Photographer

Location: North East London DESP

Salary: £23,154 - £24,526 inc.

Closing Date: 28th September

Description:

We are looking for a Retinal Screener / Photographer for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in North East London area (City and Hackney, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

The post-holder will deliver a consistently high quality care for the service for the patient with diabetes. The role requires you to work unsupervised within a community based environment; you will be working in a team with team leaders support.

Working Hours: Full Time 37.5 per week

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anila Nair,Operations Manager

Email: anila.nair@nhs.net

Telephone: 07342 066 338

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 293-IMRS1-1329

Diabetic Eye Screening Team Manager 

Location: Buckinghamshire DESP

Salary: £40,057 - £45,839

Closing Date: 29th September

Description:

Buckinghamshire NHS Trust (BHT) is looking to recruit a clinically-orientated lead for the diabetic eye screening services provided to our 30,000 diabetic patients. Buckinghamshire Diabetic Eye Screening (Bucks DESP) is a collaboration with Milton Keynes University Foundation Hospital Trust (MKUHT) and the post-holder will fulfil the role of Bucks DESP Deputy Programme Manager.

This exciting opportunity would be ideal for someone who is keen to have a mix of clinical and management responsibilities. Our programme provides clinics in fixed sites in our three main hospitals and an outreach clinic. We operate OCT imaging equipment as part of the digital surveillance (DS) pathway and slit-lamp examinations are undertaken by BHT hospital optometrists. We are integral to BHT ophthalmology department and enjoy an unusually close relationship with the ophthalmologists and other hospital care professionals who also care for our patients.

You will be a key member of the Bucks DESP leadership team while continuing to use your considerable clinical experience to manage and personally deliver high quality care on BHT sites. You will hold one of the recognised qualifications in eye screening and will be responsible for the operational management including line management of the BHT eye screening team. Together with the BHT Head of Optometry and the MKUHT Programme Manager and Clinical Lead you will ensure that BHT meets the national prescribed KPI and Quality Standards by developing appropriate working practices and procedures. You will also attend the quarterly Programme Management Board meetings and assist the programme manager with reporting as needed.

You would retain a significant clinical input which includes higher level grading and patient-facing clinics. There are also opportunities for teaching, assessing and audit.

For further details / informal visits contact:

David Sculfor, Consultant Optometrist and Head of Optometry

Email address : d.sculfor@nhs.net

Telephone number : 01296 315000

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 434-SCC3481512

Diabetic Eye Screener

Location: Oxfordshire DESP

Salary: £22,549 - £24,882 (Qualified) £21,089 - £23,761

Closing Date: 29th September

Description:

Oxfordshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme provides a countywide photographic eye screening service for persons with diabetes (approximately 30,500 patients) for the early detection of diabetic eye disease.

We are looking for Two Retinal Screeners to join our well established Diabetic Eye Screening Programme based at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

You will be required to run screening clinics in hospital and community based locations independently and will be expected to move the retinal screening equipment between clinics using a department vehicle. You will also be required to travel to a range of clinic locations within the Oxfordshire area so a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential for this post. This is a full time position and will consist of a mixture of screening days and occasional office based days and will include working weekends. Experienced screeners or trainees will be considered for this post. Trainees will be required to undertake the NVQ Level 3 Health Screeners qualification.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is flexible and able to deal with a range of different people in their day-to-day work, some with very specific needs.

Previous experience of dealing with service users in a healthcare setting and experience/ability to learn new IT systems is desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Lipinski - Programme Manager - Oxfordshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme

helen.lipinski@ouh.nhs.uk or 01865 743315, 07824 626955.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 321-NOTSS3-RS-1083-B4-B

Diabetic Eye Screener

Location: Oxfordshire DESP

Salary: £22,549 - £24,882 (Qualified) £21,089 - £23,761

Closing Date: 29th September

Description:

Oxfordshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme provides a countywide photographic eye screening service for persons with diabetes (approximately 30,500 patients) for the early detection of diabetic eye disease.

We are looking for Two Retinal Screeners to join our well established Diabetic Eye Screening Programme based at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

You will be required to run screening clinics in hospital and community based locations independently and will be expected to move the retinal screening equipment between clinics using a department vehicle. You will also be required to travel to a range of clinic locations within the Oxfordshire area so a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential for this post. This is a full time position and will consist of a mixture of screening days and occasional office based days and will include working weekends. Experienced screeners or trainees will be considered for this post. Trainees will be required to undertake the NVQ Level 3 Health Screeners qualification.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is flexible and able to deal with a range of different people in their day-to-day work, some with very specific needs.

Previous experience of dealing with service users in a healthcare setting and experience/ability to learn new IT systems is desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Lipinski - Programme Manager - Oxfordshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme

helen.lipinski@ouh.nhs.uk or 01865 743315, 07824 626955.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 321-NOTSS3-RS-1083-B4-C

Admin & Failsafe Manager

Location: West Hertfordshire DESP

Salary: £25,655 - £31,534 + HCAS

Closing Date: 30th September

Description:

An opportunity has arisen for an Admin and Failsafe Manager to join the West Herts Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (WHDESP).

The programme has a cohort of approximately 31,500 patients and serves the Herts Valley CCG catchment area. The post holder will be responsible for general office management and overseeing failsafe of the programme at the central office in Gossoms End Community Hospital, Berkhamsted. In addition they will provide supervision of administrative and failsafe staff within the office.

Working closely with the Programme Manager and Clinical Leads, the post holder will use their knowledge and expertise to develop the service ensuring it is responsive to the needs of service users. This will include development of innovative ways to meet the challenge of increasing uptake of diabetic eye screening within WHDESP.

The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications. Experience of working within Diabetic Eye Screening is desirable as well as knowledge of OptoMize software and S1.

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 £1,034 and a maximum payment of £1,791 per annum (pro rata where applicable)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Tinu Fakoya

Job title: Programme Manager

Email address: Tinu.Fakoya@nhs.net

Telephone number: 07884003297

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 812-21-TF-03-B

Retinal Pre-Screener

Location: Staffordshire & Shropshire DESP

Salary: £18,005 - £19,337 (Fixed Term 9 Months)

Closing Date: 30th September

Description:

The Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is looking for applicants to support Diabetic people during eye screening. You will be responsible for Retinal Pre-Screening across various locations in Health Centres, Community Hospital locations and in our mobile screening facility working flexibly across Stoke on Trent, South Staffordshire and Shropshire. Your working week will be 5 days with a Saturday on a rota basis. You will support daytime and evening clinics where necessary.

The post holder will be responsible for welcoming the patient, take ocular history, and dilate the pupil using dilation drops to National Standards. You will record your examination on a bespoke database using a laptop computer. You will work closely with clinical and administration team to ensure the smooth running of the clinic and assist admin in booking patients.

The ideal candidate will have a good standard of general education, be friendly with good communication skills. You should be able to drive or have the ability to get to your clinical location. Temporary contracts are offered to the successful candidates.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 301-SP-21-121275

Diabetic Retinal Screener

Location: Gloucestershire DESP

Salary: £22,549 - £24,882

Closing Date: 1st October

Description:

We are looking to recruit a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our Diabetic Eye Screening Team. Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a small team. You will need to be computer literate and have excellent interpersonal skills.

Full training and support will be provided. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is flexible and able to deal with a range of different people in their day-to-day work, some with very specific needs.

You must have a full driving licence and your own transport to travel to and from health centres and places of work within the programme area. You will also be required to drive department vans including mobile clinic vehicles.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be required to undertake diabetic eye screening clinics across the county in a range of clinical settings, including mobile clinical vehicles, GP Surgeries and Hospitals. You must be an experienced diabetic eye screener, able to work confidently and independently. You must be adept at trouble shooting issues you may encounter whist screening, such as IT/ technical failure and clinic management factors.

The successful applicant will be expected to run eye screening clinics, Measuring visual acuity, taking photographs of patients retinas (eyes), administering eye drops when necessary and triaging images for presence of diabetic eye disease. In addition there is a whole team approach to achieving NDESP (National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme) uptake targets and as such there will be some administrative duties to include telephoning patients incorporated in this role.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 318-21-R7376RT-A

 

 

 



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