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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/07/2019.

Theatre Practitioner

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-18-208-E

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Surgery, Women & Children's Division
Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
£23,023 to £29,608 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital is seeking to recruit a team of Theatre nurses or ODPs who currently work in theatre or have an interest in working in operating theatres to join our dynamic team. Whether you have experience or are looking to start a career in the operating theatre, WUTH is the organisation for you. The position for a theatre nurse or ODP will be in our Orthopaedic team based across WUTH theatres, which comprises of six operating theatres over 2 sites specialising in Elective Primary and Revision Joint Replacements and urgent and semi elective Trauma.The post available is a full time position.

The post holder will be required to work as part of a highly motivated team with real commitment to providing a high standard of patient care. As a registered practitioner either on the NMC or HCPC registers you will be a dynamic motivated health care professional who has patient care and safety at the heart of everything you do.

By joining us we will give you the support and development you need to become a practitioner of the future. With an initial internal training program and assessment you will achieve competence enabling you to develop your patient care skills.In return for your dedicated care Wirral University Teaching Hospitals can provide you with opportunities to develop into perioperative practitioners of the future.Being part of #PROUD team we can offer you staff benefits including Lease Car Scheme, Smoking Cessation Services, Childcare and Family Support and other healthcare related support packages. If you seek to work in a specialised team and wish to build an exciting and fulfilling career at Wirral University Teaching Hospital, then this is the role for you.

Shift Pattern: Seven day cover comprising of early and late shifts, Long days, and weekends.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Brioney Gibb Orthopaedic Theatre Coordinator

01516047243 or 01516785111 ext 8327

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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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