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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2020.

Scrub Nurse - band 5

Job Reference: 390-CTC-B-1487

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Basildon Hospital Essex Cardiothoracic centre, Basildon
£24,907 - £30,615 Per annum (pro rate)

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest trusts in the country, serving a population of 1.2 million people. Our newly formed Trust, comprising acute hospital sites at Broomfield in Chelmsford, Basildon and Southend, is determined to provide the best health services for its local population. We are a well-led, high-performing and innovative organisation working in the best interests of the people we serve.

With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.

Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations. We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.

We aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.

We will deliver safe and high-quality services and be an employer of choice for our workforce.

We are ‘one team, working together’.

Are you a Band 5 theatre practitioner looking to develop your skills into the cardiothoracic specialty?

Do you have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and wish to work in a demanding, yet dynamic department?

The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre has facilities for 100 patient beds, performing an average 950 adult cardiac, 350 adult thoracic surgical and 2,500 cardiology procedures each year. We also perform vascular surgical cases on site in a new purpose-built hybrid theatre. Facilities include a highly equipped 18 bed critical care unit, separate cardiology day ward. Essex CTC is one of the few centres in the UK undertaking minimally invasive mitral programme.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Anaesthetic nurse/ODP to join our multi-disciplinary theatre team at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. This role requires an enthusiastic, committed and diligent person who is keen to move into a specialist department, able to work within a dynamic team and will strive to maintain the high standard of care offered to our patients. There will be an on call commitment required as part of the post to cover out of hours working. There will also be an opportunity to develop further skills in scrub and recovery.

NMC or HCPC registration is essential. Please demonstrate your suitability for this role in the Further Comment Section of the application form, as this will be a highly sought after position.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePhil ParkerEmail addressPhil.Parker@btuh.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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