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Job Opportunities

Job opportunities at The Whiteley Clinic


Research Assistant

Guildford, Surrey

Responsible to: Head of Research & Development

The research assistant position supports the Head of Research & Development across a wide range of projects.

Duties will consist of the following though it is not a finite list: drafting proposal for funding application, ethics application, liaise with clinicians, mentor research students, deal with enquiries from trial participants, setting meetings for research projects between clinic staff and academics from other institutes, plan and prioritise own work activities, conduct literature searches as appropriate, researching and writing for journal publication

Duties & Key Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the design of a range of experiments in relation to ongoing projects
  • To set up and run experiments in consultation with the Principal Investigator, ensuring that experiments are appropriately supervised and supported.
  • To record, analyse and write up the results of experiments.
  • To prepare and present findings of research activity to colleagues for review purposes.
  • To contribute to the drafting and submitting of papers to appropriate peer-reviewed journals.
  • To prepare progress reports on research for funding bodies as required.
  • To contribute to the preparation and drafting of research bids and proposals.
  • To contribute to the overall activities of the research team and department as required.
  • To undertake a limited amount of teaching in relation to subject area.
  • To contribute to the induction and direction of other research staff and students as requested.
  • Research administration such as taking meeting minutes, setting up research meetings etc…
  • Responsible for ensuring that research equipment is safe and maintained in working order.
  • As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and amended in consultation with the postholder.
  • The postholder will carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the line manager or Head of Department.

Knowledge – including Qualifications

  • 2:1 or above at undergraduate level and/or Post Graduate Degree in relevant subject area such as Biosciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry or any similar.
  • Knowledge of research techniques including basic statistical methods and design of experiments

Skills

  • Basic research skills
  • Ability to analyse and write up data
  • Ability to present complex information effectively to a range of audiences
  • Ability to write complex reports and papers accurately and clearly
  • Ability to communicate research verbally, to individuals and groups, with impact.
  • Experience of working in a research environment
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working
  • Clear, concise writing style for a range of different audiences
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to retain information and make connections across projects
  • Commitment to high-quality research
  • Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team

Confidentiality

The contractual relationship between the clinic and its employees is founded on trust.  Employees will treat as confidential all information regarding the business of the clinic, patient data, including a person’s attendance at the clinic for whatever purpose, information with regard to and agreements with suppliers, and information gained about other employees and consultants.  Any break by an employee will render an employee liable to disciplinary action and may result in termination of employment with the clinic.

Health and Safety

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

General

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties but it is intended to give a general identification of the range of work undertaken and will vary in detail in the light of changing demands and priorities within the Department.  Substantive changes in the range of work undertaken will be carried out in consultation with the job holder.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: 40hrs per week – £22,000

How to apply

Please email your CV AND a covering letter to careers@thewhiteleyclinic.co.uk


Registered Nurse – RGN

Bond Street, London

The Whiteley Clinic is a private medical facility offering day case, local anaesthetic procedures, specialising in the minimally invasive treatment of venous disease.

The clinic is based in the centre of The West End, 2 minutes’ walk from Bond Street Tube station.

This role will cover all aspects of care involved in local anaesthetic theatre procedures, and nursing duties involved in the smooth running of a busy day case clinic.

This post would suit somebody with experience of day case surgery, interventional radiology or theatres.

The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, good command of English, and a patient centred approach. There is a comprehensive in house training programme and plenty of opportunities to become involved in our research. We are a friendly team who appreciate a good work-life balance.

The Whiteley Clinic nursing team work very closely together with Vascular Consultants and Vascular Sonographers; therefore it is essential that you are able to work as part of a team.

The Whiteley Clinic operates Monday-Friday 08:00-18:00.

The Whiteley Clinic offers a benefits package including private health care medical insurance, and private pension scheme.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £30,000.00 – £33,000.00 /year

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to careers@thewhiteleyclinic.co.uk


Medical Secretary / Patient Coordinator for Private Clinic

Guildford, Surrey

The Whiteley Clinic require a full time Patient Coordinator (40 hours). The role involves working within our Patient Service Centre of The Whiteley Clinic, liaising with patients, answering queries, making appointments, taking payments and providing comprehensive information regarding all the procedures and treatments. Previous medical secretary experience is advantageous although not essential, as a programme of full training and induction will be given to the successful candidate.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required in order to deliver our excellent standards of treatments to our patients with a flexible attitude regarding the varied role within our small Patient Service Centre team.

This is an exciting position within our Guildford location. Please see our website for further information on our procedures and send a CV and covering letter to careers@thewhiteleyclinic.co.uk

Main Duties and responsibilities

  • To book patient appointments and procedures within the clinic booking system providing an excellent patient service via the telephone.
  • To possess a detailed level of therapy knowledge of all The Whiteley Clinic procedures to be able provide information and advice for patients wishing to book appointments and procedures.
  • To book follow up appointments for Consultants – if the Front of House Coordinator is unavailable.
  • To work closely with the Front of House Coordinator providing sufficient information and support to ensure a smooth patient service can be maintained.
  • To initiate quotation letters as required.
  • To input new patient’s details, update records and enter data onto the clinic system as required in conjunction with the Administrator.
  • To take deposits and payments and ensure payments are entered onto the relevant system.
  • To ensure follow up appointments are made with patients, if not made with the Front of House post procedure.
  • To facilitate the sending of text reminders to patients through the clinic system.
  • To assemble new patient files and ensure patient lists are printed ready for the following day and to ensure patient notes are retrieved from filing as required.
  • To ensure that all relevant paperwork for each patient list is ready for Consultant / Practitioner.
  • To be able to undertake audiotyping and / or checking of Consultant’s letters via Lexacom system as required.
  • To attend training where necessary to meet mandatory and individual training needs.
  • To participate in a personal annual performance review and objective setting with the Practice Manager.

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to careers@thewhiteleyclinic.co.uk