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Fleet Assistant

CDER Group Limited

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
£20k - £22k Per Year
5 days ago
£20k - £22k Per Year

Introduction

The Fleet Assistant will work alongside the Fleet Manager and will be responsible for providing end to end fleet department cover. Act as a key contact to other departments within the business for vehicle related matters. Assist in ensuring that all vehicles and drivers remain compliant to health and safety, FORS. They will be focused in cost reduction and assist in the recovery of any revenues associated to the department.

Main Duties include

  • Liaising with various suppliers to the fleet department including hire companies, vehicle dealership, tracking and fuel card suppliers
  • Booking delivery and collection of vehicles for the business
  • Dealing with fleet inquiries both on the phone and in person
  • Monitoring of mileage/fuel consumption/Tyre usage/collisions/driver behaviour/location
  • Ensure the company fleet management systems are up to date with latest information
  • Collate relevant vehicle paperwork – including maintenance and service records
  • Ensure all drivers are logged onto the driving licence checking system ‘Licence Bureau’ and processing of alerts upon receipt
  • Responsible for ensuring that all drivers complete necessary eLearning
  • Maintain driver health records – minimum annual health declarations
  • Maintain driver development records – toolbox talks
  • FORS – responsible for the daily/weekly/monthly data logging for accreditation
  • Administrative handling of invoices and potential re-charging
  • Maintain control over the various road user vehicle registered schemes
  • Perform collision investigation – to highlight common issues/drivers
  • Liaise with Insurance broker to ensure all vehicles are covered as required
  • Other ad hoc tasks when required to do so

General

  • Completion of other general administrative tasks
  • Ad hoc projects as instructed by Fleet Manager
  • Preparing fleet analysis and reporting results to Management
  • Communicate effectively with other departments to ensure the efficient running of the business

Personal qualities, experience and skills

  • Dedicated to high standards and professionalism with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong administration skills
  • A forward thinker with excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Must be able to process high volumes of paperwork efficiently
  • Strong level of IT literacy, specifically within Excel
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a Fleet Management System
  • A Fleet administration qualification and/or prior knowledge of Fleet Source FMS would be advantageous however not essential
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Administrator

National Health Service

151 Park Road, London
6 days ago
151 Park Road, London
6 days ago

Administrator

Federated4Health – Haringey GP Federation

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

The Administrator is a crucial role within Federated 4 Health, enabling the smooth working of our organisation. This role is the first point of contact with the Federation for the public. The role will primarily be to support administrative tasks across all F4H projects such as the COVID-19 Vaccination Service and Dermatology and Service, the Training Hub Service, Extended Access Hubs and acting as a personal assistance for the Senior Management Team. They will also assist the operational team in maintaining robust financial processes and ensure compliance with relevant procedures and policies

Main duties of the job

They will be part of our Operational Team, working to deliver the key objectives of Federated4Health (F4H); supporting and strengthening General Practice, providing at scale Primary Care services and being a voice of Primary Care in multi-agency working. This is an amazing opportunity for a motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual who would like to gain experience in a young and innovative team.

About us

Federated4Health is the pan-Haringey federation of GP practices. Our vision is: To develop a happier and healthier Haringey through strong and innovative General Practice.

We provide a range of services in Haringey including those which are best delivered by Primary Care at scale; integrated services, working with partners in our local borough partnership; and support services including back office support, workforce and training and some shared staffing clinical teams. We also currently manage two local GP practices and lead Haringey Training hub.

We are a young organisation which has grown quickly both in scope and reputation. We are committed to providing high quality care and pride ourselves on being innovative and able to mobilise projects quickly. We are a friendly team that works together and supports each other to provide excellent services in Haringey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Overview

Provide administrative support for Federated4Health as an organisation and so various programmes of work in particular:

o Training Hub

o Extended Access hubs

o Dermatology and Minor Surgery GP service

o Medical Assistants and Care Navigation Programme

o Primary Care Network Delivery

Provide business support to members of the Senior Management Team.

Support the development and delivery of local projects and services.

2. Administration Responsibilities

Be the first point of contact via phone, email and in person to the public, our members (local Haringey GP practices) and our commissioners (North Central London. Some of the information will contain complex or sensitive information.

Provide administrative support to various F4H service meetings including preparing meeting agendas, room booking, calling for papers, minute taking and informing people of their follow-up action points.

Responsible for maintaining systems for storage and retrieval of information ensuring information is accessible to other members of the team.

Responsible for putting invoices on the accounting system and supporting the Finance lead in maintaining robust financial management.

Liaise with the GP Information Technology (IT) and Whittington Health IM&T service on IT issues, required IT developments and on setting up accounts for new starters.

Ensure the smooth day to day running of the F4H offices including maintaining and ordering office supplies, managing the electronic holiday request system and the mandatory training database.

3. Business Support Responsibilities

Manage the electronic diaries of the Senior Management Team (SMT), including arranging and changing appointments, prioritising as appropriate.

Organise and schedule meetings on behalf of the SMT.

Assist with communication to and from members of the SMT including electronic communication, taking calls when needed.

4. Project/Service Management Support

Assist in managing projects, following up with team members where required.

Assist with the development and maintenance of business systems including plans, risk registers, reports and performance and quality submissions.

Develop and maintain databases and systems for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Assist in the preparation and delivery of monthly reports.

Proactively engage with managers and clinicians leading services ensuring that the administrative needs for each service are fulfilled.

Engage local practices on training offers to secure their engagement.

Responsible for sending and maintaining the monthly newsletters for the Haringey Training Hub.

Confidentiality / Data Protection / Freedom of Information

Post holders must maintain the confidentiality of information about patients, staff and other health service business in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998. Post holders must not, without prior permission, disclose any information regarding patients or staff. Moreover, the Data Protection Act 1998 also renders an individual liable for prosecution in the event of unauthorised disclosure of information.

Equal Opportunities

Post holders must at all times fulfil their responsibilities with regard to equality laws.

Health and Safety

Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed on them under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), and to ensure that agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe environment for employees, patients and visitors.

Risk Management

All post holders have a responsibility to report risks such as clinical and non-clinical accidents or incidents promptly. They are expected to be familiar with the risk management strategy and emergency procedures and attendance at training as required.

Infection Control

Infection Control is everyones responsibility. All staff, both clinical and non-clinical, are required to adhere to the Hygiene Code (2006), Infection Prevention and Control Policies and make every effort to maintain high standards of infection control at all times thereby reducing the burden of Healthcare Associated Infections including MRSA.

Safeguarding

Within their sphere of competence, each member of staff is responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the children, young people and / or vulnerable adults for whom they are responsible or may come into contact with, in the job role.

Review of this Job Description

This job description is intended as an outline indicator of general areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation. To be reviewed in conjunction with the post holder on an annual basis.

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to convey ideas and advice clearly, concisely, with conviction and in a persuasive manner.
  • Able to analyse information, formulating this into reports and practical development plans.
  • Able to take decisions within scope of role according to guidelines and protocols.
  • Able to problem solve and respond to sudden demands.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Able to work on own initiative and organise own workload with minimal supervision, working to tight and changing timescales.
  • Acts in ways that support equality, diversity and inclusion, including treating people with dignity and respect.
  • Appreciate of the need for confidentiality and discretion.
  • Committed to accuracy and efficiency and confidentiality.
  • Adaptable, flexible and innovative approach to work.
  • Skills in time management, organisation and communication coherently.
  • Team player and flexible.
  • Ability to travel around the local area.

Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of the key stakeholders in a local healthcare system and their roles, particularly Primary Care.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of EMIS and other GP IT systems.
  • Knowledge of data analysis.

Qualifications

Desirable

  • Further education or degree level qualification or equivalent.
  • Evidence of continuing personal development.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience being first point of contact and answering phone calls for an organisation.
  • Using Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Desirable

  • Experience working in a health or social care setting.
  • Administration experience in a busy office.
  • Minute taking experience.
  • Experience of supporting and contributing to projects.
  • Experience in maintaining office systems including electronic diaries, meeting organisation.

Other

Essential

  • Team player and flexible
  • Ability to travel around the local area

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Federated4Health – Haringey GP Federation

Address

Federated4Health

Haringey GP Federation

151 Park Road

London

N8 8JD


Employer's website

https://federated4health.com/

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PCN Physician Associate

National Health Service

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago

PCN Physician Associate

Primrose Hill Surgery

The closing date is 19 March 2021

Job overview

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physician Associate (PA) to join our team as part of the Central Hampstead Primary Care Network

Main duties of the job

All participating Practices adopted new methods of working via an extended clinical workforce which includes Salaried GP's, Clinical Pharmacists, Practice Nurses, Physicians Associates and Health Care Assistants. We are keen to add another Physicians Associates to our repertoire as we further develop our teams.

About us

The successful candidate will be well supported in this Primary Care role, by an accountable GP(s), in accordance with the needs of the PA. All 5 Practices are well established training Practices.

Our combined patient population is approximately 33K.

Salary is negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further please contact Ms Michelle ODonoghue at michelle.odonoghue1@nhs.net.

Job description

Job responsibilities

TITLE: PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE

GRADE/SALARY: AFC BAND 7

HOURS OF WORK: TBC

RESPONSIBLE TO: A named Partner (supervising GP)

ACCOUNTABLE TO: PCN board

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

GPs

Other members of staff employed as part of the primary care team

Other Physician Associates

Wider management and staff

JOB PURPOSE

Working as part of the primary care team, the post holder will provide highly specialist advice for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients being treated.

The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the decision-making process. Under the supervision of a GP, they will work collaboratively as part of the primary care team and provide highly specialist advice to meet the needs of patients, and their relatives/carers, while at all times working within the agreed policies and procedures supporting the way care is provided.

Authority to assess and treat will be granted in line with demonstrated skills and competencies. At no time will the post-holder work outside the limits of authority granted.

Mentorship and supervision will be provided by a designated GP at all times. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holders possession of skills and knowledge and be determined by those providing mentoring and supervision.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

CLINICAL

Provide highly specialist advice and treatment to patients as delegated and agreed by the supervising GP in line with Practice policy and using established clinical guidelines.

Consult with and refer patients to GPs, medical specialists and other health professionals as considered necessary.

Interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyse, diagnose and explain medical problems.

Formulate and adjust as necessary, diagnoses and treatment plans, in consultation with supervising GP where necessary.

Recommend and explain to patients appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment.

Instruct and educate patients in preventative health care.

Confer with patients by telephone as required to provide highly specialist advice.

Order laboratory tests as required and in line with parameters set by the supervising GP.

Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes.

Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with medical diagnosis and treatment.

Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with supervising GP and other medical specialists and by undertaking literature reviews and the like.

Give highly specialist clinical instructions to nursing staff and Primary Care Team members as required.

Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical students as required.

Confer regularly with GPs, medical specialists, those working at hospital level and members of the primary care team to plan and co-ordinate activities, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems in relation to the care of individual patients.

Encourage and ensure good working relationships with all members of the Primary Care Team.

Implement the policies and procedures of the practice in which the post-holder is working and propose changes to policies and practices where they professionally believe they require amendment.

TRAINING/EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Keep up to date on relevant medical research and evidence based medical practice, technology and related issues by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals etc.

Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet the needs of continuing professional and personal development.

Commit to undertake a minimum of 37.5 hours of continuing professional development each year and take national re-certification examinations as required.

Perform, as required, a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis and treatment using the following means:

o Audit of clinical practice

o Review of relevant literature

o Research unusual symptoms and treatment options through consultation with GPs, medical specialists and members of the primary care team

Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical and nursing students as well as other learners that may periodically be attached to the practice including, where considered appropriate, the educational development and mentoring of UK training/trained Physician Associates.

Attend regular multi-disciplinary meetings to discuss and learn from recent significant events relating to clinical practice.

Attend education meetings taking place at practice level in order to update clinical knowledge, practice policy and guidelines and disseminate other useful information relevant to the provision of adequate healthcare for patients.

Regularly reflect on own practice (and keep a record of learning encounters) in order to identify learning needs and encourage self-directed lifelong learning and continued professional development.

Risk Management/Health & Safety at Work

PCNs are committed to protecting its staff, patients, assets and reputation through an effective risk management process. The post holder will be required to comply with the Health & Safety Policy of PCN and actively participate in this process, taking responsibility for managing risks and reporting exceptions.

Job Limitations

At no time should you work at a level outside your level of competence. If you have concerns regarding this, please discuss immediately with your supervising GP. All junior staff therefore have a responsibility to inform those supervising their duties, if they are not competent to perform a duty.

Performance Appraisal

The post holder will be expected to participate in a performance system in operation or introduced within each PCN.

Confidentiality

You are required to observe PCN policies on Confidentiality and Data Protection in respect of patient information.

You must also observe your legal responsibilities in handling stored personal data and operate within information governance policies.

Safeguarding Vulnerable People

Every employee, whatever their job, role, profession, status or place of work, paid or voluntary, has a responsibility to:

Understand the nature of abuse, how people might be at risk of harm and work to prevent it.

Know about the relevant Adult Protection Policy and Procedures, and what their own services local operational arrangements to protect vulnerable adults, require of them.

Know about the Child Protection Procedures, and what their own services local operational arrangements to protect vulnerable children , require of them.

Know how to make a referral if they have concerns about abuse of an adult or child.

Know how to access training in relation to adult and child protection which is commensurate with their role within the organisation

Report allegations or suspicions of adult or child abuse to their line manager, Social Services, Health or the Police. This includes suspicions about a colleague or manager, irrespective of their status, profession or authority. This includes raising concerns.

Know what services, advice and support are available locally to vulnerable adults and children, and how to access help needed.

NOTES

This job profile is intended to identify key responsibilities only.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Physician Associate National Certification
  • Be registered on the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). 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 (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Primrose Hill Surgery

Address

99 Regents Park Road

London

NW1 8UR


Employer's website

https://www.primrosehillsurgery.co.uk/

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Senior Clinical Pharmacist

National Health Service

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
3 days ago

Senior Clinical Pharmacist

The James Wigg Practice

The closing date is 19 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a 4th Practice-based pharmacist to improve the quality and safety of care offered to patients in our primary care network. Our PCN consists of 2 practices James Wigg (teaching practice) and Queens Crescent (teaching practice).

Main duties of the job

The key aims for the clinical pharmacist are:

To reduce the medicines related workload on doctors

Increase safety and quality of prescribed medicines

Provide support on medicines related issues to the whole practice team

Be a point of contact for patients regarding medicines queries

They should support the following clinical work:

Clinical Medication Review

Chronic Disease Management (for example, managing Asthma/COPD patients)

Medicines reconciliation on transfer between care providers

They should also support the following practice development work:

Focusing on QoF Domains, improving disease registers

Prescribing Safety, Clinical audit, Local Enhanced Services support

Lead on prescription management (systems and processes, ensuring monitoring is being done, support clerical staff)

About us

You will be working alongside a highly skilled multidisciplinary team, which include GPs, Nurses, Paramedics, Health Care Assistants, Physician Associates, Nursing Associates and you will work closely with our other Clinical pharmacists

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is an experienced pharmacist, who will develop, manage and mentor our junior pharmacist, possess change management principles required to support safe, evidence based, clinically and cost-effective prescribing. The post holder will have regular contact with patients, will be an independent prescriber and work to reduce the workload of GP prescribers in the practices.

They will also support the management of patients with long-term conditions and prescribe within their scope of practice, undertake medicines reconciliation, provide telephone consultations and undertake clinical audits.

The post holder will provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. They will deal with acute prescription requests, medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of the patient.

The post holder will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.

Experience in general practice is essential, applicants must have a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience, registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and educated to degree level. The post holder will have clear evidence of continuing professional development and also have significant experience within a range of clinical areas including Primary Care settings, Hospital or Community pharmacy. Also ideally have a clinical pharmacy diploma or equivalent experiential learning, qualification as an independent prescriber is essential.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Degree Level
  • Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Could (GPhC)
  • Independent Prescriber

Experience

Essential

  • 5 years post-qualification experience

Desirable

  • Experience of working in primary care
  • Experience of working in a GP practice

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The James Wigg Practice

Address

James Wigg Practice

2 Bartholomew Road

London

NW5 2BX


Employer's website

https://jameswigg.co.uk/

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Ambulance Care Assistant (Driver) UCLH

National Health Service

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
5 days ago

Ambulance Care Assistant (Driver) UCLH

G4S

The closing date is 08 March 2021

Job overview

AMBULANCE CARE ASSISTANT

University College London Hospital (UCLH), NW1 2BU (North West London)

Salary: £9.31 per hour plus potential 15% monthly bonus incentive (salary review in progress)

Full Time 45 hours per week which include morning or afternoon shifts

We also have Night Working, Part time and Flexible Working hours are available

We are seeking enthusiastic, people with a caring disposition to join our team at UCLH.

Full comprehensive training is provided for the first 2 weeks (Please note that commitment to 2 weeks of training is mandatory and then mentoring with more experienced ACAs. There are opportunities if you wish to develop your career and learn more skills by transporting and looking after patients with more complex medical needs. All this can be provided at a pace to suit our staff. We are developing training pathways at different levels up to paramedic standards which, as you progress, increases earnings and provides a truly long term and rewarding career.

Main duties of the job

The job purpose is to provide and maintain a caring environment for these patients and provide a safe transport service, maintaining high standards of patient and timeliness.

As an Ambulance Care Assistant (ACA) you will play an important role transporting patients for hospital appointments and ensuring they return safely home again.

The role involves driving, or assisting as part of a crew, patients with different requirements based on their mobility classification.

About us

Other benefits and rewards of working for such a large organisation are:

  • Eye Care Vouchers Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
  • Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) Health Plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Care Scheme (Best Doctors and First Assist Counselling Services)
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Love to Shop Campaigns

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Assist, move and handle patients, who may be ambulatory or wheelchair bound, using appropriate equipment where necessary e.g. carrying patients up the stairs using carry chair, moving immobile patients in and out of bed, and manoeuvring patients in wheelchairs into and out of the vehicle and on stretchers as necessary. Ensure patients are safely seated whilst in transit.
  • Minimise and deal with aggressive and abusive behaviour to reduce risks to safety and ensure patient welfare
  • Ensure the use of appropriate equipment and approved manual handling techniques
  • Maintain the cleanliness and ensure the routine daily checks of designated vehicles are carried out prior to deployment
  • Assist patients when entering and leaving their homes and take all reasonable actions to ensure the safety and security of their property.
  • Liaise and report to Control as directed within operational procedures in updating location and status and respond appropriately to instructions
  • Upon arrival at the place of treatment, convey patients to the appropriate location within the building as directed by Control.
  • Provide support as directed to other agencies in the event of serious injury or emergency
  • To be flexible on a daily basis in relation to shift finishing times
  • To be flexible on a daily basis to support all PTS hospitals/locations where applicable
  • Maintain records as appropriate. Comply with all G4S instructions, procedures, guidelines, protocols, policies and relevant systems and adhere to all statutory legislation.
  • Carry out any other duties relevant to the role as directed by Control and/or the Service Delivery Manager.

Person Specification

Key Performance Indicators

Essential

  • Excellent patient feedback with no customer complaints
  • Good health and safety record with no accidents or health and safety issues
  • Vehicles and equipment always kept clean and fully maintained with any issues always reported.
  • Works well within the team
  • Communicates well with Control at all times ensuring Control aware of location and status
  • Always flexible in offering support to colleagues, Control and patients
  • Fully up to date with manual handling techniques and use of equipment
  • Full clear records kept
  • Meets all Company and Group standards

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full driving license required
  • Experience of similar related role
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Application of common sense approach
  • Physically fit able to lift patients.
  • A caring attitude towards patients and an outgoing, friendly manner, able to show empathy
  • The post holder must be willing to undergo suitable training including Manual Handling, Risk Assessment, Customer Services, client induction, advanced driving and first aid.
  • Demonstrate high level of commitment to the provision of an efficient and effective service
  • Ability to work to deadlines, at times under considerable pressure, without compromising standards of performance, calm under pressure
  • Completed, clear CRB check

Desirable

  • The job also requires that crew members are flexible to fit in with fluctuation in service demand or operational need on the contract, i.e. a flexible working pattern
  • Basic literacy and numeracy are required. Formal qualifications (apart from a full, current UK driving license) are less important than the appropriate manner and attitude to patients, clients and colleagues.
  • Geographical knowledge of the local area to be worked within
  • Knowledge of Patient Transport Services

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

G4S

Address

235 Euston Road

London

NW1 2BU


Employer's website

https://careers.g4s.com/en/jobs

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Domestic Assistant - 29 Hours Per Week At Wellesley Road Care Home

Shaw Healthcare Ltd

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
5 days ago

Shaw healthcare are recruiting for a Domestic Assistant to assist in the quality of care and support to our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness'. You will work hard to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.

Main Responsibilities

Essential Skills & Duties of a Domestic Assistant:

  • The ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness and tidiness of the service and Laundry causing minimal disruption to our services users and their care;
  • You will use a variety of cleaning products paying particular attention to COSHH regulated products;
  • Be able to communicate and engage effectively with our service users, their families and colleagues, good interpersonal and working relationship skills are essential;
  • It is essential to be Health and Safety aware, to ensure the safety of our services users and colleagues.

We do not ask for experience of working in a similar role before, although having previous experience in a busy environment as a cleaner or domestic assistant would be an advantage. As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About The Company

What benefits will I receive?

Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit programme, which includes:

  • Full paid induction programme
  • DBS check
  • Paid annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent development and promotion opportunities
  • Work towards a QCF qualification
  • Retail discounts and vouchers
  • Holiday discounts
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

Why Shaw healthcare? Shaw healthcare provides a high standard of health and social care in services across England, Wales and Scotland. Our high quality care and support services places the individual at the centre of all we do and is based on our core values of wellness, happiness and kindness. We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being 86% owned by employees and 14% owned by The Shaw Foundation, a grant making charity.

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MB3 Maintenance Team Leader - Wimbledon TCD

South Western Railway

Wimbledon Train Care Depot
5 days ago
Wimbledon Train Care Depot
5 days ago

Main Purpose:

The holder of this post is responsible for servicing, maintenance, repair and overhaul of traction units, components and equipment in accordance with specifications. The holder will adhere to depot protection, safety, quality and environmental procedures, rules and regulations in force.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Supervise and mentor assistants, contractors and apprentices and provide on the job training where required.
  • Undertake routine faultfinding on vehicles/components to identify faults/solutions and affect repairs.
  • Undertake routine electrical and mechanical maintenance of components and systems in accordance with the relevant maintenance schedule.
  • Complete environmental examinations against detailed specifications, detailing any issues found.
  • Submit maintenance reports as required using appropriate paperwork/IT systems.
  • Attend track calls and carry out repairs where appropriate.
  • Undertake additional tasks/training as specified.
  • Undertake work arising following failure or from maintenance procedures to ensure maximum vehicle availability.
  • Carry out repairs or additional work arising from the examination (mechanical, electrical or vehicle building).
  • Drive road vehicles as required and operate forklift trucks within depot confines.
  • Prepare units for service ensuring a clean and presentable environment.
  • Obtain, use and care for and return all tools and equipment used.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, taking the lead when required.
  • Compile formal reports detailing post incident/failure.

Specific Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Appropriate electrical/mechanical engineering qualifications essential.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Report writing, numeric and IT skills.
  • Understanding of safety legislation and quality procedures.
  • Proven experience of working in a rail environment, preferably with electric and diesel traction, or a related industry.
  • Ability to analyse and interrogate data.
  • Road vehicle/forklift licences highly desirable.

Safety, Quality & Environmental Responsibilities

  • Ensure your personal safety and that of others at all times.
  • Comply with all safety systems and responsibilities at all times.
  • Develop a pro-active approach to safety issues.
  • Report any accidents, assaults or near miss occurrences in accordance with local reporting procedures.
  • Report any safety irregularities, faults or unusual occurrences in the prescribed manner.
  • Ensure all relevant PPE is worn at all times.
  • Participate in all staff briefings and study safety procedures, risk assessments, publications and local instructions.
  • Ensure compliance with BS EN 9001: 2000 Quality Management System and BS EN 9001: 2004 Environmental Management System.
  • Dispose of waste in accordance with local instructions, including segregation of recyclable materials and hazardous waste.
  • Report and clean up spillages of oil/chemicals in accordance with local instructions.
  • Report any environmental incidents to manager.
  • Maintain documentation and quality records in accordance with quality procedures.
  • Report any medication that you are prescribed to your duty manager and adhere to the company Drugs & Alcohol Policy.

Shift Pattern

Working on average 37 hours per week.

Rotating 4 on 4 off roster,

12hr shifts 1900-0700 and 0700-1900

 

 

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Occupational Therapist - Band 7 - Park Royal

National Health Service

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
5 days ago

Occupational Therapist - Band 7 - Park Royal

AJM Healthcare

The closing date is 31 May 2021

Job overview

AJM Healthcare is a long established provider of Wheelchair Services to the NHS and private sector. We provide an integrated outsourced wheelchair service to NHS Commissioners designed to improve quality and provide a superior service user experience while reducing costs.

We are pleased to announce an opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Clinical Scientist or Occupational or Physiotherapist to our Integrated Wheelchair Services based in our Park Royal - North West Service Centre. Your role will combine in-house clinics and conduct assessments in clinic, peoples homes, day centres or schools within the area. You will provide a high quality, service user focused assessment and prescription of manual and powered wheelchairs to maximise function and independence by modifying standard equipment and prescribing appropriate pressure relief.

Main duties of the job

Working in a collaborative environment you will have knowledge of a range of medical conditions and physical disabilities. You will have skills in complex assessment, intervention and evaluation, to apply to prescription of wheelchairs, seating and pressure relieving equipment. Using clinical reasoning and problem solving, you will develop specialist skills in the role.

Post holders will engage in the supervision process, be responsible for their ongoing Continuing Professional Development, and have responsibilities in communicating their learning to colleagues. If you are enthusiastic, dynamic and a team player, this could be the position for you

About us

What we offer you:

  • A competitive salary in line with the NHS Agenda for Change pay bands as well as offering London Weighting.
  • Employer contributions into a NHS pension and existing NHS pension
  • Company mobile phone and tablet
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company sick pay

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job title: Clinical Scientist or Senior Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist - Wheelchair Services

Band:7

Responsible to: Clinical Lead

Job Purpose

To provide a high quality, service user focused assessment and prescription of manual and powered wheelchairs. To maximise function and independence by modifying standard equipment and prescribing appropriate pressure relief.

To work within professional standards and clinical guidelines, promote best practice and to undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.

To build up and maintain key relationships with referring services, facilitating appropriate referrals and prescriptions to the service.

To be responsible for the supervision and guidance of junior staff and students.

To work in a variety of settings including clinics, community centres, and clients own homes within the guidelines of the Lone Worker Policy and individual team requirements.

To participate in clinical governance activity, including CPD and developing and implementing quality improvements and audit activity within the service.

Work is carried out predominantly in clinics but also in peoples homes and schools and day centres.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Responsibilities

To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work and that own work is within professional standards and clinical guidelines.

To undertake uni-professional, multi-disciplinary and specialist therapy assessments using evidence-based outcome measures, of clients referred to the Wheelchair Service. Clients ages may range from 30 months onwards and they may have multiple pathologies, predominantly affecting their ability to mobilise independently. Assessments may be in clinic, at service users home, schools or other suitable environment.

To perform specialist wheelchair and seating assessments and communicate relevant medical information, assessment details and advice and recommendations across agencies if required, following guidelines for sharing of information and informed consent. These agencies would commonly include GPs, Social Services, other healthcare professionals and voluntary agencies.

To carry out detailed assessment of service users mobility, posture, seating need, tissue viability and environment, in conjunction with agreed client outcomes. To select and prescribe appropriate and cost effective wheelchair equipment, fit and adjust it to meet client need, and provide instruction in safe use, care and maintenance. A comprehensive risk assessment will always be included.

To be responsible for gaining valid, informed consent for assessment and treatment interventions, sharing of information following legal and professional guidelines and to follow these guidelines in circumstances where clients do not have capacity to provide informed consent.

To be responsible for complying with legal and professional confidentiality guidelines at all times.

To select and transport appropriate wheelchairs and seating equipment for trial with service users in their home or clinics, loading and storing these items in/out of vehicles as required and in line with moving and handling and health and safety guidelines.

To write comprehensive, clear and concise reports for the service user records. These records will comply with quality standards of AJM policies and meet clinical requirements.

To develop, update and present service specific education presentations to service users and carers.

To support the team in the day-to-day operation of the service. This may include answering queries, staffing the Duty Desk, fielding referrals, contributing to team discussions, responding to client needs, delegating appropriate tasks to Rehabilitation Engineers, Rehabilitation Assistants and administration staff. To communicate with other team members, Clinical Lead, Team Leads, outside agencies and other operational activities. To contribute to the development of accessible information in Wheelchair Service.

Through advanced clinical reasoning and analysis, to identify clients needs from services outside the Wheelchair Service, and to liaise and refer clients to these services including other Healthcare, local authority and voluntary services.

To demonstrate skill in conflict management across a range of situations in verbal, written, formal and informal manner.

Educational Responsibilities

To act as a specialist wheelchair therapist providing education, training and advice to other professionals through formal and informal training, advice and joint assessments.

To provide clinical supervision and competency attainment for the junior staff and students by providing clinical training, theory and practical education sessions and advice on assessment and provision.

To identify own learning needs through a personal development plan (PDP) to compliment service developments and take responsibility for achieving PDP objectives.

Ongoing Development

To be responsible for organising and prioritising own caseload and appointments to meet service needs.

In conjunction with other staff, to monitor the waiting list and communicate with supervisor, Clinical Lead, and/or Team Manager as and when difficulties arise to decide together on appropriate action.

Use clinical reasoning skills to identify appropriate referrals and prescriptions and prioritise referrals in accordance with required services.

In conjunction with other team members to take an active role in service development and promotion by liaising with and educating referrers.

To assist the Service Operations Manager and other team members to develop the Wheelchair Service to meet the National Service Frameworks objectives and targets. You will be required to contribute to team discussion and service meetings. You will be actively involved in service development tasks by educating, advising and planning using leadership and communication skills.

To be responsible for completing and leading on designated clinical governance and quality objectives and in conjunction with the Service Operations Manager to review the objectives on a six monthly basis.

To deputise for senior therapists during periods of absence.

To seek approval for non-contract equipment orders; equipment provision is also to be monitored and discussed in regular clinical meetings.

To participate in and develop innovations in areas of risk management, quality standards setting and clinical effectiveness.

To arrange annual leave in conjunction with other team members.

Professional Responsibilities

To work as a lone practitioner, within the guidelines of the AJM Lone Working Policy, when performing home visits.

In conjunction with the senior therapists, ensure sound clinical reasoning, using evidence-based, valid and reliable outcome measures.

To actively participate in both clinical and operational supervision sessions to identify and develop professional, clinical and service needs

To have a working knowledge of clinical guidelines including British Association of Occupational Therapy or College of Physiotherapy and the National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines relevant to occupational or physio- therapy to translate these guidelines into own practice and, through supervision and education, assist junior staff members to translate the guidelines into their practice.

To be responsible for recording your own statistics in accordance with AJM policy.

To behave in a professional manner at all times to all people and establish and maintain clear professional boundaries.

To provide cover and support in other geographical areas when required.

Effort and Environment

To perform objective assessments of such things as balance, muscle strength, range of movement, transfers and mobility with moderate to high physical effort on a daily basis.

Following assessments therapists are expected to make confidant prescriptions about assessments for equipment. These decisions are often made unsupported at the time if working alone.

To travel to clients homes using the most appropriate form of transport, e.g. walking, cycling, public transport, which may require moderate physical effort on a daily basis

To demonstrate compassion, empathy and sensitivity to clients who may have complex emotional and physical conditions such as fear of falling, anxiety, pain and other physical and social concerns requiring moderate emotional effort on a daily basis.

To perform tasks which require moderate to high mental effort on a daily basis, for example concentration to write letters, develop policies and presentations, use clinical analysis and reasoning skills to make diagnoses and develop appropriate treatment programmes and educate junior staff, colleagues and clients throughout the day.

To respond to inconsistent work patterns and to be able to respond to stressful situations, manage time effectively, make adjustments and re-prioritise as required using moderate mental effort on a daily basis

May be frequently exposed to unpleasant working conditions such as bodily fluids, unhygienic and cluttered environments, pets and other animals.

May be exposed to adverse or extreme weather conditions on a regular basis.

Possibility that may be exposed to verbal and physical aggression from clients or carers and will need to be able to demonstrate negotiation skills in the management of conflict across a range of situations.

To comply with AJM Moving and Handling, Lone Working and Risk Assessment Policies at all times.

To comply with local risk assessments when dealing with complex clients with challenging behavioural needs and high risk extreme environments.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults and children within a wheelchair industry

Qualifications

Essential

  • Valid HCPC Registration
  • Qualified in either Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Clinical Scientist
  • Holds a full UK Driving License

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

AJM Healthcare

Address

3 Abbey Road

London

NW10 7XF


Employer's website

https://www.ajmhealthcare.com/


Salary

£20k - £22k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

5 days ago

Description

Introduction

The Fleet Assistant will work alongside the Fleet Manager and will be responsible for providing end to end fleet department cover. Act as a key contact to other departments within the business for vehicle related matters. Assist in ensuring that all vehicles and drivers remain compliant to health and safety, FORS. They will be focused in cost reduction and assist in the recovery of any revenues associated to the department.

Main Duties include

  • Liaising with various suppliers to the fleet department including hire companies, vehicle dealership, tracking and fuel card suppliers
  • Booking delivery and collection of vehicles for the business
  • Dealing with fleet inquiries both on the phone and in person
  • Monitoring of mileage/fuel consumption/Tyre usage/collisions/driver behaviour/location
  • Ensure the company fleet management systems are up to date with latest information
  • Collate relevant vehicle paperwork – including maintenance and service records
  • Ensure all drivers are logged onto the driving licence checking system ‘Licence Bureau’ and processing of alerts upon receipt
  • Responsible for ensuring that all drivers complete necessary eLearning
  • Maintain driver health records – minimum annual health declarations
  • Maintain driver development records – toolbox talks
  • FORS – responsible for the daily/weekly/monthly data logging for accreditation
  • Administrative handling of invoices and potential re-charging
  • Maintain control over the various road user vehicle registered schemes
  • Perform collision investigation – to highlight common issues/drivers
  • Liaise with Insurance broker to ensure all vehicles are covered as required
  • Other ad hoc tasks when required to do so

General

  • Completion of other general administrative tasks
  • Ad hoc projects as instructed by Fleet Manager
  • Preparing fleet analysis and reporting results to Management
  • Communicate effectively with other departments to ensure the efficient running of the business

Personal qualities, experience and skills

  • Dedicated to high standards and professionalism with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong administration skills
  • A forward thinker with excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Must be able to process high volumes of paperwork efficiently
  • Strong level of IT literacy, specifically within Excel
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a Fleet Management System
  • A Fleet administration qualification and/or prior knowledge of Fleet Source FMS would be advantageous however not essential