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Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Job Reference: 347-1719024

Employer:
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
Surgery Theatres
Location:
SDGH, Southport
Salary:
£24,214-£30,112 per annum

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.


Theatre Practitioner - Scrub, Recovery, Anaesthetics

Southport District General Hospital

Planned Care - Surgery

Full -Time: 37.5 Hours
Working Pattern: (Shift work - On-call/Twilight/Weekends)

Band 5

£24,214-£30,112

 

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Due to the success of our Theatre Workforce Project we are pleased to announce that we can increase our theatre establishment.
We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible Theatre Practitioners with Surgical skills to join our busy, friendly Operating Theatres. The range of specialties include, General surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Urology, ENT, Spinal and Obstetrics.

If you are keen to add to your existing theatre knowledge, and are committed to developing and enhancing the quality of care provided in the Operating Theatre environment, then this is the opportunity for you. The department provides a 24 hour emergency cover, therefore, there will be shift work, weekends, twilight shifts, and on call commitment will be required.

Personal and professional growth is actively encouraged and a wide range of career development opportunities are available including professional development support and access to degree modules.
In return we will offer you the opportunity to broaden your existing knowledge of perioperative practice and develop your management skills in a supportive and friendly environment.

As part of our commitment to student ODP's and Nurses, the post holder will be expected to participate in the orientation, supervision and training of junior staff and students. A mentorship qualification is desirable.

Please make sure that you read the job description and personal specification attached, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related references. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post.

You should possess:

- NMC Registered Nurse Part 1
- Registered ODP

We can offer you:
• Excellent opportunities for professional development.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for Adults and Children’s disclosure).

 

Advertising date: 8th November, 2019

Closing date: 24th November, 2019

Interview date: 10th December, 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Karen Herdman – Clinical Theatre Manager, Theatres SDGH, 01704705310




Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.


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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