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Assistant Practitioner in Clinical Photography, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy

REF NO: HH235/08/18AC 
SALARY: £20,911 – £23,597 
BAND 4 – HOURS: 37.5 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an assistant practitioner in clinical photography to join our team in NHS Fife.

We provide a multi-skilled support service to NHS staff involved in patient care, teaching, education and research within NHS Fife. The service operates a digital workflow, with a networked clinical image database. We also provide video production facilities, public relations photography, retinal fundus and fluorescein angiography imaging. You will be expected to possess a high level of photographic skill and have excellent computer software skills. You will be given on the job training to photograph patients under supervision in our clinical studio, eye camera room, within wards, out-patient clinics and operating theatres, and to manage these images appropriately. Your interpersonal skills will need to be excellent and you will have a demonstrable interest in clinical photography as a career. Although based at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy you will also be expected to routinely cover work at Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline. 

Ideally, you will have a HND in photography and be willing to work towards gaining entry to the national ACHS register. This position is only available to suitable candidates with an appropriate degree or HND in photography or a recognised media degree as defined by Staffordshire University – details can be found here - http://www.staffs.ac.uk/course/SSTK-06977.jsp. You are expected to undertake the one year, distance learning, post-graduate certificate in clinical photography to gain access to the ACHS register.

For informal enquiries please contact Eric Robinson, Head of Department, Clinical Photography & Design on 01592 643355 ext 28040

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk, saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is fife-uhb.recruitment@nhs.net

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.


Closing date - 20/11/2018 
NHS Jobs link - https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/_results.aspx?catID=7&regionID=6&orgID=&word=

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