Location
Surrey
Department
Mammography
Advertising Salary
Competitive

About The Role

Job title:              Breast Screening Practice Educator

Salary:                  Competitive

Hours:                  22.5 hours per week

Location:             Jarvis Centre, Guildford

Introduction:

The Surrey and North East Hampshire Breast Screening Service (BSS) is committed to delivering a high-quality breast screening service to our clients. This role supports work to improve the recruitment, retention and training for the breast imaging workforce and help to address a shortage of mammographers and associate practitioners in Surrey.

 

The purpose of the Breast Screening Practice Educator roles is to:

  • Provide greater access to high quality training and development within Trusts and in doing so improve retention as staff can see there are opportunities to develop and progress
  • Link clinical education and practice and assist staff in bridging the gaps
  • Develop evidence-based practice in the Trust working with managers to coach and support staff to develop their practice
 

What you will do:

  • To be a clinical expert in mammography and breast imaging and to work with staff in clinical practice to promote the acquisition of new skills and knowledge. The post holder will spend a minimum of one day a week in the clinical area.
  • To lead and develop education and training for Surrey and North East Hampshire Breast Screening Service by planning and providing clinical skills training to radiographic staff.
  • To demonstrate clinical leadership and act as a role model always.
  • To reduce clinical risk and promote client safety through the development of educational programmes, assessment of clinical skills and clinical competencies of all allocated learners.
  • To be responsible for the clinical supervision and development of radiographic / associate and assistant practitioner’ or learners in conjunction with the team’s senior leadership.
  • To be responsible for guiding, reviewing and supporting the development of the professional and educational needs of radiographic learners across the department.
  • In conjunction with department leads, monitor the service’s educational & course requirements and all necessary planning, negotiation and commissioning processes.
  • To be responsible for educational funding applications for radiographic / associate practitioner learners and coordinating the applications.
  • To contribute to the development of clinical practice policies and evidence-based practice as appropriate.

You should apply if you have:

  • BSc Radiography or equivalent
  • Member of an appropriate professional body and to hold a valid registration
  • PG Cert, MSc or equivalent
  • Proven diligence in CPD activity
  • Certificate in mammography
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What's in it for you

We offer a fantastic benefits package, which is available through a mobile-enabled rewards platform, called InJoy. This is your place to access thousands of offers and discounts on a wide range of products and services relating to: fashion, travel, eating out, technology, leisure and more!

In addition to this, we also offer:

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Generous company contribution pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance options
  • Life assurance
  • Hybrid and flexible working opportunities
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities
  • 24/7 access to a dedicated well-being hub and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Monthly award programme and online peer-to-peer recognition
  • Long service recognition, with vouchers and additional annual leave
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Discounts on InHealth’s healthcare services
  • Smart tech, Cycle to Work and thousands of discounts and cashback options
  • Paid-for professional memberships and more!

For eligible* roles (which includes this one), we offer an additional payment of £10 per hour, up to a maximum of £50 per day, for each weekend day worked. This is paid monthly in arrears.

Making sure our people are happy at work is one of our main priorities, which means giving them as many opportunities as we can to support their personal and professional growth. We also have an innovative approach to personal and professional development, helping you to be the best version of you and giving you a real career pathway.

*This includes colleagues delivering face to face patient care in the Targeted Lung Health Check mobile units, Endoscopy, AAA Screening, Breast Screening, PET-CT, Audiology, Mobiles, Imaging Centres and CDC’s. Note that this payment is not applicable to clinical staff working within the Echocardiography division, or Diabetic Eye Screening. The Weekend Payment does not apply to those on a flexible working agreement and part time workers that have requested to work weekend hours/days as part of their working agreement. The Weekend Payment also doesn’t apply to those who are working remotely or carrying out administrative work from home.

About Us

InHealth is the UK’s largest specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. Our aim is to make healthcare better for patients by working collaboratively with the NHS to deliver a range of high-quality tests, scans, assessments and procedures. In the last year, we have supported more than 4 million people in their healthcare journeys, the majority of these NHS patients and service users.

As a people-focused organisation, our teams are integral in how we deliver our services and our values of Trust, Passion, Care and Fresh Thinking underpin everything we do, influencing the way we interact with patients, customers, and colleagues.

Our mission is to be the preferred provider of high-quality diagnostics and healthcare solutions in hospitals and in accessible community settings, serving 5 million patients from 1,000 locations by 2025.

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