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Theatre Practitioner 1

Job Reference: 426-231-19AD-B

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Arthur Levin Day Surgery Unit, Gayton Road, King's Lynn
£30,401 - £37,267 per ann

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

Theatre Scrub Practitioner

We are currently looking to recruit Junior Sister/Charge Nurses to join us as part of our friendly and enthusiastic day surgery theatre team. Our day surgery unit comprises of 4 operating theatres, a minor procedure room and a recovery room. We cover a wide range of specialties including dental surgery, ENT surgery, general surgery, gynaecology surgery, urology surgery, orthopaedic surgery and a pain service.

We offer a busy yet supportive, exciting and challenging work environment and we are committed to the training and development of our staff. We are keen to develop you within the role.

You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic, have experience in a day surgery theatre environment and possess excellent communication skills. We require individuals who are forward thinking, well organised with a positive attitude towards flexibility and change.

Please note, applications will only be considered from registeredJunior Sister/ChargeNurses with an approved UK qualification.

This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy, therefore you will be required to a undertake an Enhanced CRB Disclosure Check.

If this role fits your profile we would love to hear from you.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships)

We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jillian Dawson - Arthur Levin Day Surgery Theatre Manager

Tel: 01553 613557


We have policies & procedures in place to ensure all applicants are treated fairly & consistently at every stage of the recruitment process. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the criteria specified in the person specification regardless of age, gender, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly in the application form how they meet the criteria within the person specification will be shortlisted for interview.

Our Values are at the heart of all that we do. We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess and can demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our core values. Please see the attached document regarding the Trust Values.

Please be aware that if applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred 3rd party recruitment system. All subsequent information will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, furthermore we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to the Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and that if you are offered a job your personal information will be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records (ESR) system. Please check your email account regularly for communication regarding this vacancy.

We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including:

  • Work life balance policies

  • Childcare support

  • Free counselling service

  • NHS Final Salary defined benefit Pension scheme

Please note due to high volume of applications for some posts, this advert may close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role asap.

Admin & Clerical staff may be required to act as Loggists for a major incident.

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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