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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/01/2021.

Band 2 - Theatre Support Worker - Watford

Job Reference: 360-B-9375-TSW-RA

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Watford General Hospital, Watford
£19,039 - £20,371 per annum inc. High Cost Area

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust – which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) – is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals

Band 2 - Theatre Support Worker - Watford

As we grow and promote better patient care and experience, we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative Theatre Support Workers (TSW), who will embrace our exciting service developments, whilst providing the best care possible to our patients.

We are looking to recruit Theatre Support Workers who will play an integral role at all stages of a patient’s perioperative journey. As a Theatre Support Worker, you will be a valuable part of the Theatre team. Please read through the attached job description to see details of what the role involves.

As communication and basic numeracy are essential for this role, you will be required to successfully pass an assessment test as part of the selection process.

The successful candidate will undertake the apprenticeship qualifications at Level 2 or 3 in Clinical Healthcare (Previously known as an NVQ).

We are recruiting for full time positions covering a 24 hour, 7 day a week shift pattern (rotational shifts, with enhanced pay for weekends and nights).

Posts involve working 3 long days/nights per week with 1 week in 4 working a 4 day week.

Shifts are 12.5 hours long (this includes an hour allocated for breaks). Shifts start at 8:00am - 9:00pm or 7:45pm - 8:15am. Shifts will cover 7 days per week, days, nights and Bank Holidays.

We cannot accommodate set shift patterns, day or night only shifts. If you are unable to commit to the working pattern, as detailed above, we would suggest that you apply to join NHS Professionals.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Deborah Johns

Job title Advanced Theatre Practitioner

Telephone number 01923 217122

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We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Thank you for taking the time for apply for this job at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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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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