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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2019.

Registered Nurse, Practitioner & ODP - Theatre Division

Job Reference: 224-THEATRES-0519

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
224 Theatre Scrub
£24,214 to £30,112 per annhum

Here at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Trust, we are very proud of our reputation for providing outstanding care to our patients. Our continued success is accomplished through the skills and expertise of our staff, which is underpinned by our values: Friendly, Caring, Excellence, Professional and Respect. If your values align to ours, and you would like to join us in aspiring to deliver world class patient care, we would love to hear from you.

We are a specialist Foundation Trust recently rated ‘Good’ overall by the CQC and 'Outstanding for caring following our inspection in November. With a global reputation for innovation and, most importantly, excellent patient care, we pride ourselves on aspiring to deliver world-class patient care by giving our nurses the time to work with compassion and excellence. Professional development within our friendly and supportive teams is a high priority, and we can help you grow a successful career.

Our Theatre Suite comprises of 12 operating theatres, recovery, sterile services, implants, and stores – this includes four brand new purpose built theatres that has helped provide more surgical capacity to ensure that our patients needs are met, together with four theatre barns which are suspended from the ceiling of a large ‘barn’ area within which there is free movement of theatre staff. Working as a multi-disciplinary team, Registered Nurses, Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs), and Clinical Support Workers, work alongside internationally reputable Orthopaedic Surgeons undertaking elective specialist surgery.

Our Team delivers orthopaedic surgery across the sub-specialities of Arthroplasty, Foot & Ankle, Upper Limb, Tumour, Spinal, Sports Injury, and Paediatrics, as well as some non-orthopaedic surgical services such as Urology.The majority of our patients are elective however, we do also see emergencies therefore our rota covers Monday to Saturday shifts, offering on-call cover from 9pm to 8am.

We currently have Band 5 posts available on a full or part time basis within our Theatre Scrub, and Anaesthetics Teams.

The working environment is one of co-operation and company. We believe in delivering a high standard of care, and a multi-team approach.So if you are:

  • currently working as a Theatre Nurse/Practitioner, working as a nurse in a non-theatre environment or about to qualify?
  • committed to delivering high quality patient centred care?
  • eager to advance your Orthopaedic skills in a world-renowned centre?
  • ready to work alongside some of the top specialists in the field of Orthopaedics?

…then we want YOU on our team!

Working within our Theatre Division is just one of the many fantastic opportunities we have to work within RJAH. We also have opportunities for Registered Nurses and Allied Health Professionals across our Surgical and Medical Wards. Please check out our recruitment video and CQC report in the additional information to learn more about the great opportunities and support available in RJAH. All job descriptions can be found within the job description attachment.

Please specify within your supporting information which role(s) you wish to be considered for.

Please do contact us for an informal discussion and or to arrange a visit. We look forward to receiving your application and meeting with you soon.


We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the post.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received. The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.

All employees of the Trust are expected to demonstrate our five values which underpin the delivery of outstanding patient care (Friendly, Excellence, Caring, Professional, Respect)

Prospective employees are therefore also expected to demonstrate these values throughout the process, and we would like to make you aware that every interaction with the Trust during the recruitment and selection process will be assessed against the Trust’s Values.

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Your application form and reference must include a minimum of 3 years employment or education history. Please explain any gaps in your employment/education history and reasons for these gaps.

The Trust reserves the right to withdraw any offers of employment if pre-employment checks are not satisfactory, including references and previous attendance record.

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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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