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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/08/2021.

Recovery Theatre Nurse

Job Reference: J240-5896

Employer:
Spire Healthcare Ltd
Department:
Theatre
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
Band 5/6

Theatres-Recovery | Theatre Nurse | Theatre Practitioner | Operating Department Practitioner | Band 5/6 | Southampton |Full-time or Part Time |

Spire Southampton Hospital are looking to recruit experienced and committed Recovery Theatre staff /ODP’s to join our friendly operating theatre team. Consultants come to work with us from all across the UK and you will work closely with them and be exposed to the latest innovative, evidence-based clinical techniques.

Most important is that our Theatre staff /ODPs are experienced in a variety of surgical procedures, or are willing to learn new procedures and techniques under expert supervision. We are keen to promote from within the Spire network, so if you are looking for a long-term career with advancement opportunities you will find them at Spire.

Spire Southampton provides a wide range of services including day care and inpatient and outpatient services. The main activity is elective (planned) surgery, and more complex procedures such as cardiac and spinal surgery are supported by the onsite critical care facilities.

The hospital works in partnership with local NHS acute hospital trusts, for example in recent provision of robotic surgery, and there is a large refurbished outpatient department along with extensive diagnostic imaging services.

We provide highly specialist services which makes Spire Southampton unique from many other private hospitals offering a range of treatments and surgery not undertaken elsewhere in private practice. We deliver to the highest standard of care to patients with excellent reported patient outcomes in cardiac surgery, putting patients at the heart of everything we do.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supporting in assessing patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload
  • Assist in the delivery of care to meet the patient’s needs in an extremely busy department
  • Prepping the recovery bays and of course, looking after patients after their surgery
  • Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information
  • Promoting best practice and contributing towards quality improvements

Who we are looking for

  • Be NMC/HCPC registered - your pin should not have any restrictions or conditions
  • Have a minimum of 2 years recovery experience
  • You will be an enthusiastic, dedicated team player and also used to working with minimum supervision
  • ALS and Airway Maintenance certifications would be desirable, though not essential – Training opportunities are available

Benefits

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Penny Lawless on 07715 055760 or email penny.lawless@spirehealthcare.com

Spire Healthcare are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture for all. Our people are our difference, it’s their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications





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