Clinical Support - Plaster Room Assistant (apprenticeship)

  • Department Plaster Room
  • Salary £14,800 Annex 21 (70% top of band 3)
  • Closing Date 13/08/2020
  • Location Telford
  • Job ref 223-PRA-385
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract 18 month apprenticeship
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprenticeship position as a Plaster Room Assistant.  This new role will be mainly based in the plaster room at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford but the successful applicant will be required to work cross site.

This is an 18 month apprenticeship programme  supported by Telford College . On  successful completion there may be an opportunity for the candidate  to obtain a permanent position with potential to complete further training to gain the British Casting Certificate.

The successful candidate will become part of a friendly, well established and experienced team who will be able to provide a supportive and encouraging environment. This unique opportunity offers the successful applicant a combination of work based experience in a number of hospital settings, focusing on patient care and Orthopaedic conditions.

Along with your GCSE's in Maths and English (grade C or above or equivalent), we are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who will bring new qualities to this already well established team. If you feel that you have the ability and interest to undertake this new role and learn new skills, we look forward to hearing from you. 

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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