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Trainee Technologist

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Renal Technology
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guys Hospital
Band 6 Annex 21
31/01/2019 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated trainee to join the Guys and StThomas’ NHS trust renal technical team. The team is based at Guys Hospital, with over 800 patients being treated in our clinics around the south east of London and at home across Kent.

The successful candidate will have a suitable qualification in electronics or Clinical Technology (with renal). Experience of working with medical devices  and a good practical engineering knowledge would be advantageous. The successful applicant will be enrolled on the Association of Renal Technologist's (ART) Training scheme with the expected outcome that they will become a registered Clinical Technologist (with renal). Full manufacturers training courses and in-house tuition will complete the training portfolio. The successful candidate will learn to perform a wide range of duties over many sites and a high degree of individual responsibility is expected. The successful applicant will have 3 years to complete the training.

Salary for a 3 year band 6 annex 21 are

1st year - £23,818.60 + £4,330.95 HCA

2nd year- £30,314.90 + £4,664.10 HCA

3rd year- £32,480.25+ £4,997.25 HCA

A full UK driving license is essential

Closing Date: 31 January 2019 at midnight

Interview Date: 15 February 2019

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

John Barnes

Technical Manager

Transplant, Renal and Urology

Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Telephone  0207 188 4024


If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7897

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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