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Client Support Worker - Programmed Investigation Unit (PIU)

Band 3

Main area
Medicine
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Part time: 30 hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-5720-A
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£24,210 - £25,615 pro rata, inc HCA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
19/01/2021 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Health Care Assistant -HCA (Band 3) to join the Programmed Investigation Unit (PIU) at Denmark Hill site, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The Programmed Investigation Unit (PIU) is based at the Denmark Hill site. PIU decided to amalgamate the following specialities in the interest of efficiency and quality improvement: endocrine investigations, neurosciences/surgery, rheumatology, allergy and immunology investigations/infusions and gastroenterology infusions.

This unit is a nurse led service and the focus of the service is to meet the needs of patients who require endocrine dynamic investigations to diagnose various conditions, infusions to take place to manage patient conditions and provide support for patients undergoing these tests and or treatment. All interventions within the unit are short term and are based on appropriate assessments to ensure all patients’ needs are met.

The post holder will be based only at the Denmark Hill site and will be supporting the nursing team in endocrine tests and supporting patients who are having infusions. The post will also support other specialties using the department to ensure patients are seen on time and appropriate tests are carried out. The post is only 30 hours a week. The role provides the opportunity to work alongside a number of different specialties.

An informal visit is advised to gain a better understanding of the unit.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Roseline Nzeadi
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
roseline.nzeadi1@nhs.net
Telephone number
02023 299 5930