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Antenatal and Newborn Screening Co-ordinator

Band 7

Main area
Maternity and gynaecology
Band 7
Secondment (12 months)
37.5 hours per week
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York Teaching Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
29/04/2018 23:59

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…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


An exciting development opportunity has arisen at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offering a full time secondment (until 22.4.19) as an Antenatal & Newborn Screening Co-ordinator (Band 7).

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to manage 5 of the national Antenatal & Newborn screening programmes.

York Trust offer maternity care to approximately 6000 women a year across 2 maternity units, York & Scarborough. Care is also delivered in 4 community units. It is expected the post holder will have a strategic cross site responsibility for the service and manage a small team of screening support staff as well as direct patient care contact.

To be successful in this post, you will be capable of providing an excellent level of knowledge of the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes. The post holder should also be a highly team focused positive role model and possess excellent leadership, communication and networking skills. Teaching skills are required to deliver training and education to a wide variety of health professionals involved in the screening programmes. In additional you must have a broad knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

You should be able to work autonomously whilst working effectively as part of a team, to ensure outstanding quality assurance. Excellent organisational and management skills are required in order to be able to provide a comprehensive high quality care screening service.

The post holder will ensure the programmes adhere to the national standards and have responsibility for local guidelines and failsafe processes. You will ensure that failsafe systems are in place and accurately maintained for all screening programmes whilst being innovative in ensuring equal access to screening for all members of our diverse community. You will have responsibility for national data collection and submission, report writing, incident management and action planning. You will be required to attend meetings relating to the screening programmes.

The ability to transport yourself and equipment across the locality during the course of a normal working day is required for this vacancy.

Please refer to the full job description for duties and responsibilities.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. 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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Freya Oliver Matron 01723-232511 or Camilla Picknett ANNB Screening Co-ordinator 01904-725347





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