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Operating Department Practitioner

Job Reference: 390-R5123-TCC-A

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Main Theatres
Location:
Southend Univeristy Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Westcliff-On-Sea
Salary:
£23,023 to £29,608 per an

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


COME AND JOIN OUR TEAM!

Southend University Hospital successfully bid for the Urology Specialist Cancer Centre in 2016, meaning that the Trust provides specialised surgery for patients across Essex with prostate, bladder and kidney cancer.

Centralising this specialist urological cancer surgery brings together clinical experts to share experience and further develop the service for the benefit of our patients. The specialist surgeons and nurse specialists are supported by a network of clinical and administrative staff, both at Southend and across Essex, providing multi-disciplinary care and guiding patients through their complex pathways.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Operating Department Practitioners who are patient focused and strive to deliver high quality and safe patient care. You should be committed to working effectively within multi-professional teams and have excellent communication skills .A desire to join a team to develop and implement innovative practice within the theatre complex is essential.

We are a friendly and welcoming unit and will support you in your new role. We provide a comprehensive induction package including the opportunity to work in all of the specialties supported by our practice development team and our senior Band 6 and 7staff. You will have the opportunity to attend simulation study days in the Trust's newly installed simulation suite.

Hours: the need to be flexible is essential. The shift patterns include late shifts, weekend and an on call commitment.

As a place to live, work and enjoy life, Southend on Sea has a lot to offer. The border touches sea, city and countryside with some of England’s prettiest villages and liveliest towns. It is also just under an hour from London making it an ideal base to explore the capital city. We also benefit from being close to Southend Airport which is developing all the time and regularly flies to many European cities.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Sherrie Tucker
Sherrie.Tucker@southend.nhs.uk
01702 435555 ex 6367

 

 

 

Kathy Hine

 

Theatre Manager

 

Katherine.hine@southend.nhs.uk

 

Ext.6367




  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days

  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.


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.


UK Registration

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



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