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Bank Driver Mobile Cancer Care Unit, Band 2

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Bank Driver Mobile Cancer Care Unit, Band 2
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Bank
Hours
Flexible working
Job ref
318-22-X9567
Site
Trustwide
Town
Gloucestershire
Salary
£18,870 - £19,918 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
11/08/2022 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

 

Job overview

Are you an experienced HGV Class 2 driver looking for a new and exciting challenge that will make a difference to our patients? If the answer is yes… then read on!

We are looking to recruit an experienced HGV Class 2 driver on the bank , who will be able to co-ordinate the driving and maintenance of our Mobile Chemotherapy Unit in the absence of our full time driver.  The purpose built vehicle, with all the necessary drugs and equipment is driven to various locations across the county to enable our specialist chemotherapy nurses to treat patients closer to their homes.   

Main duties of the job

The vehicle currently operates five days per week.. It is essential that you are prepared to develop an awareness of the needs of cancer patients and their families as the post holder will be expected to provide a supporting role for the nursing team when patients are being treated on the unit.  All normal terms and conditions associated with the HGV class 2 licence apply to this post.  In addition you will be expected to complete a certificate of Professional Competence also known as the Drivers Qualification card

Working for our organisation

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK.  We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information please contact:

Julie McNally  Senior sister oncology  Julie.mcnally1@nhs.net or Sarah Burrows, Senior Sisters in the Oncology Outpatients Dept on 0300 422 4049 or Tracey Cullerne Matron for Oncology on 0300 422 4048 or tracey.cullerne@nhs.net

Informal visits would be most welcome. 

Closing date- 2 weeks

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • HGV class 11 license and/ LGV Category c holder with certificate of professional competence and a clean licence

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills
Desirable criteria
  • Working as part of a team

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderCare quality commission - GoodWorkplace Wellbeing Charter Logocorporate covenantStep into healthArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Julie McNally
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
julie.mcnally1@nhs.net
Telephone number
03004223668