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Band 6 Lead Plaster Technician – Full time

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Lead Plaster Technician at James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The recent CQC report rated our outpatient services as “Good”, with referral to treatment times being “Better than the England Average” and waiting times for suspected cancers as “exceptionally good”.

This is a key role carrying a level of responsibility along with a demanding workload and great opportunity. The successful candidate will:

• Act as the lead specialist for the Trust, covering busy Fracture and orthopaedic outpatient clinics and providing plaster services to all inpatient areas

• Have experience of collaborative working with Consultant level medical staff

• Have the ability to motivate staff to embrace new concepts

If you are an experienced Plaster technician and feel ready for the challenge then this could be what you are looking for.

We are seeking a high performing plaster technician who is committed to ensuring the delivery of excellent standards of patient care and patient experience through effective care delivery and innovation in the Trust. The post holder must also be flexible, innovative, and resourceful with excellent organisational and developmental skills.

You must have excellent communication skills with an ability to lead and motivate others. You will also enjoy teaching and supporting junior staff as well as pre and post registration nursing and medical students.

You will hold a British Casting Certificate in plastering techniques.

You will be expected to participate in the Trusts in-house Band 6 Development programme.

You will be part of a friendly enthusiastic, flexible and well-motivated team that reflect the values and behaviours’ expected of Trust employees.

If you would like any further information please contact:
Jeanette Taylor, Outpatient Manager 01493 452452 bleep 1639 or
Tracie Bitters, Matron 01493452452 bleep 1030


Advert review date: 19th August 2017

This page last updated: 19 July 2017

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