Support Worker

Support Worker

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust | Guildford, ENG, GU2 7XX, GB

Posted 6 days ago

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Pathology Support Worker
Department of Histology (RSCH Guildford)
Full-Time – 37.5 hours per week
Within the hours of: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4:30pm (to be agreed)
Applications are invited for the above post in our busy Histology and newly refurbished department, based at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.
Histology is the science behind tissue diagnostics and the RSCH laboratory has a high throughput of complex and interesting cases. Duties will include assisting MLA, BMS and consultant staff in the specimen dissection process, entry of patient data into the laboratory computer system and preparation of tissues prior to microtomy.
A methodical and accurate approach is important, as well as the ability to work on your own or as part of a team. The successful applicant would ideally have 5 GCSEs (or equivalent). Full training will be given.
An informal visit to the department prior to application is encouraged.
To obtain further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Tareq Ansari or Dalisay Ramirez on 01483 571122 ext 4263
The Royal Surrey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made for any candidates with a disability. The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all safeguarding legislation and current standards.
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be occasions when we close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. Please submit your application as early as possible to avoid regret. Please check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the recruitment process. If you have not heard from us within three weeks after the closing date, this usually means that your application was not successful. In submitting an application, you authorise Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
The Trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English.