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Band 7 Clinical Skills Trainer-Vascular Surgery

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

The aim of the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme is to reduce deaths from AAA through early detection, appropriate monitoring and treatment. The Central England AAA Screening Programme provides community based screening for the population of Birmingham, Solihull, Sandwell and East Staffordshire. All men are invited to their local hospital, GP Surgery or health clinic in the year that they turn 65 for an ultrasound scan to see if they have an AAA.

The Central England AAA screening programme are looking to recruit a Clinical Skills Trainer to join our small, friendly team. This post is 22.5 hours per week.

We are looking for a Vascular Scientist/Sonographer who holds a CASE-accredited qualification or full SVT accreditation to join our team. You will be responsible for the clinical training and supervision of new and existing Screening Technicians, ensuring that ultrasound scanning is performed to a high standard and in accordance with national standard operating procedures.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the clinical training and supervision of new and existing Screening Technicians, ensuring that ultrasound scanning is performed to a high standard and in accordance with national standard operating procedures.

In addition to regularly reviewing the images gained by Screening Technicians, you will attend screening clinics in the community to complete clinical assessments and to offer training and support to the screeners.

You will be required to complete the national training for Clinical Skills Trainers, which includes clinical assessor training.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • * Postgraduate diploma or certificate in general abdominal or vascular ultrasound or equivalent relevant CASE/SVTG accredited qualification
  • * HCPC registration


Experience

Essential

  • * Good understanding of abdominal cross sectional autonomy and specifically relating to the abdominal aorta
  • * Experience in undertaking sonographic examinations unsupervised and preparing appropriate reports
  • * Sound technical knowledge
  • * Ability to clearly and accurately convey skills required to undertake sonographic examination and diagnosis of certain conditions of the vascular system
  • * Extensive experience of training others in the workforce, especially those without prior experience
  • * Understanding of hospital environment and patient care and confidentiality
  • * Understanding of commonly used medical terminology


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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