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Diabetes Screener - EMIS Care

Location: Bath DESP

Salary: £18,813 - £20,795

Closing Date: 22nd May

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 Swindon & Salisbury. 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 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)

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. .

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-18-2312

Retinal Screener/Grader - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: Hampshire & Isle of Wight DESP (Southampton)

Salary: £18,000 (£10,800 P/T)

Closing Date: 23rd May

Description:

We are looking for a Part TimeRetinal Screener for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the Southampton Area/New Forest and surrounding 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. 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 is22.5 hours per week andyou will be comfortable working autonomously during clinics. Full training will be provided.

Salary: £18,000 per annum for full time -pro rata to part time for 22.5 hours (£10,800)(rising to £20,000 on completion of the diploma)

Part time hours are 22.5 per week to be worked over Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Other Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)

  • 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: Southampton

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-19-0443

Retinal Screener/Grader - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: Greater Manchester South DESP (Salford)

Salary: £18,000

Closing Date: 27th May

Description:

We are looking for a Retinal Screener for our Diabetic Eye Screening Programme in the SouthManchester 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: £18,000 per annum. Salary increases to £20,000 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: Salford

This position will be clinic based in the Greater ManchesterSouth area with the need to go to the Salford office 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

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-19-0463

Retinal Screener

Location: Norfolk and Norwich DESP

Salary: £18,813 - £23,761

Closing Date: 27th May

Description:

The Eye Screening Team are based within the Ophthalmic Outpatients Department at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, but the successful candidate will be required to visit our Central Norwich clinic as well as outreach centres.

The Retinal Screener will screen patients for diabetic retinopathy mainly at GP practices across Norfolk, either in rooms in the surgeries or in the screening van. After appropriate training the post holder will also undertake the grading of images at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital site, as well as at our Grove Road Clinic.

The work is interesting and demanding and you will be required to work on your own initiative and drive the screening van, therefore a full driving licence is essential.

Training will be provided for screening patients, including testing visual acuity and dilating pupils. You will be required to undertake an external course in Birmingham for the review and grading of images. You will start on a Band 3 salary - the upgrade to Band 4 will be dependent on attending the external course in Birmingham and passing the Healthcare Diploma in Diabetic Retinal Screening.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week.

Open for applications: 20th May 2019

Close for applications: 27th May 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Christel Jenkins, Eye Screening Manager: 01603 288442 christel.jenkins@nnuh.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 234-19-S364

Diabetic Eye Screener/Grader

Location: Somerset DESP

Salary: £24,214 - £30,112

Closing Date: 27th May

Description: 

The Somerset Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated Screener/Grader Band 5 to join their team. The Service is part of the English National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, is provided by Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and adheres to the National Quality Assurance standards for diabetic retinopathy. 

We are seeking an individual who wants to contribute to our vision of providing compassionate care. We are interested in hearing from someone who can make a difference with their dedication, expertise, compassion and positive outlook.

Somerset Diabetic Eye Screening Programme operates a fixed site service delivery model at twelve clinic locations throughout the county. The post holder will be the most senior person during screening clinics and will be responsible for the supervision of the support worker in attendance. The screening base is to be agreed with the successful candidate, however it is currently being offered as a countywide post as there is an expectation that the post holder will travel throughout the county to cover for holidays and sickness.

You will be a friendly individual who has excellent communication skills and able to work well within a team, whilst also confident to work autonomously. 

Keyboard and computer skills are essential, as is a client centred approach to your work.

As a qualified Screener grader,you will have completed all relevant City and Guilds units in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening required for this role, including units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 as a minimum, and ideally 7 and 8, or on track to complete the new health screening diploma

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kate Bennett, 07500 990884 or Kim Lovell 07825 105389

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 184-GEN153

Slit Lamp Examiner - Optometrist

Location: North Central London DESP

Salary: £42,313 - £48,515 inc. HCAS

Closing Date: 28th May

Description:

The North Middlesex University Hospital Trust, Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP), is seeking to appoint Slit - Lamp biomicroscopy Examiner.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified Optometrist or Orthoptist with extensive experience in operating a Slit Lamp to examine the retina and detect any Diabetic Retinopathy. You will be working with a great team with high quality clinical activity, patient experience and training at its core. Expectations will be high but support will be provided.

North Central London (NCL) DESP runs clinics at 14 different locations across North Central London and supports over 86,000 diabetic patients with regards to diabetic related eye disease.

The successful applicant will be a member of the screening team and would be expected to have slit lamp biomicroscopy accreditation from the English DESP, or optometry, orthotic or comparable qualification and demonstrate current understanding of the English DESP grading system for retinopathy/maculopathy, and be prepared to complete the relevant units of the level 3 qualifications in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening if not already completed.

Due to the demands of the service it will be necessary to cover clinical duties across different clinic sites within North Central London. Clinic locations that are covered include: North Middlesex Hospital, Whittington Hospital, Royal Free Hospital, Edgware community Hospital, St Pancras Hospital, etc.

This is a permanent part time position.

Interview date: Thursday 6th June 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

If you have any questions please email or call Ali Askari, DESP Programme manager. Mob: 07553379677

Email: ali.askari@nhs.net

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 393--NMUH-3031

Failsafe Officer - Health Intelligence Ltd

Location: East Anglia DESP (Addenbrookes, Cambridge)

Salary: £10,530 (£17,550) - 22.5 hrs pw

Closing Date: 29th May

Description:

East Anglia Diabetic Eye Screening Programme are looking for a Failsafe Officer to work in the hospital but as part of the wider Failsafe team.

Do you want to make a difference to Patients with Diabetes? Would you like to be part of a friendly, dynamic, supportive team?

Failsafe is a back-up mechanism, in addition to usual care, to ensure that if something goes wrong in the screening pathway, processes are in place to (i) identify what is going wrong and (ii) what action follows to ensure a safe outcome.

If you enjoy administration, being effectively organised and enjoy tasks where there is a focus on attention to detail at the same time as helping patients – this could be the role for you. Full training will be given on our systems.

The post-holder will be responsible on a day-to-day basis for undertaking the specific failsafe duties within the Hospital they are embedded within for the DESP Programme including liaison with consultant ophthalmologists and appointing managers.

The post holder must be:

  • Organised and proactive
  • Self Motivated and focused
  • Aware of patient confidentiality processes and procedures
  • Trustworthy and dependable
  • Good communication skills, at all levels
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good administration and computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of understanding, and working within processes and protocols guidelines
  • Data entry experience
  • Good time keeping

Holidays are 25 per year (pro rata for part time)

The full time salary is £17550 pro rata for part time (£10,530)

The role will be based at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge but there will be a need to go to the Programme office in Bury St Edmunds for meetings and training.

The hours are 22.5 spread over 3-4 days.

Job offers are subject to DBS checks, Right to Work checks and References

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-19-0478

Screening Pathway Administrator - Public Health Wales

Location: Treforest (DESP Wales)

Salary: £18,813 - £20,795

Closing Date: 2nd June

Description:

The Diabetic Eye Screening Wales (DESW) Programme is looking for one individual with drive and ambition to join its hard working team. If successful you will be responsible for working in an administrative capacity to support the efficient operation of call/recall and failsafe functions within the Screening Division.

The post holders will be recruited to support the screening pathway administration requirements of Diabetic Eye Screening Wales. The post holders will initially be employed to work specifically with the Screening Pathway Coordinator to undertake validation checks to support the development of the robust failsafe of patient management records. As the failsafe processes become established within the programme it is expected that the post holders will undertake all screening pathway administration duties within the screening office.

It is essential that the post holder is comfortable and competent in communicating in both Welsh and English, routine information orally as guided by written procedures and supervised training.

We are looking to recruit one full time (1 x 37.5 hours per week) permanent post.

The interviews will be held on Tuesday 18th June in the DESW Headquarters at Treforest.

Closing Date: 02/06/2019
 
For further details / informal visits contact:

Moira Breakingbury, Tel: 01443 849350 or Angela Burke, Tel: 01443 235136

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 028-AC111-0519W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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