Senior Renal Technologist - Band 7

Main area
Renal Technology
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-JC-AHP-1155982
Site
University Hospital, Coventry
Town
Coventry
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Closing
26/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

We require a highly experienced and motivated individual who will bring excellent technical skills to the renal service.

You will play an important role as a member of a friendly, professional and highly experienced team, committed to providing a high quality service in line with the Trust’s ‘Together Towards World Class’ initiative. 

The technical team is responsible for maintaining a large fleet of BBraun dialysis equipment along with the ancillary equipment associated with haemo and peritoneal dialysis. This full time post will provide variable onsite cover between 07:00 and 17:00.  Renal technical services supports circa 500 patients, over five Trust sites, including Nuneaton, Rugby, Leamington Spa and a newly opened satellite in Coventry.  

The successful candidate will be expected to have relevant knowledge and experience to take lead responsibility for a cohort of satellite units upon appointment. Additionally, the role has prime accountability to provide technical support for renal and critical care haemofiltration equipment.

The department also supports a dedicated home dialysis team and provides a 24hr on-call service.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

 

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Garry Watson, Renal Technical Manager (tel: 02476 967768, email: garry.watson@uhcw.nhs.uk) or Steve Meehan, senior renal technologist (tel: 02476967768 email: steve.Meehan@uhcw.nhs.uk)

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
27685