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Senior Specialist Theatre Practitioners

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full Time, 37.5 hours
Job ref
The Royal Oldham Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577
28/02/2018 23:59

Oldham Care Organisation

Due to the expansion in our emergency CEPOD provision, changes in staffing arrangements in our obstetric theatres and the provision of short stay ambulatory day care facilities several new posts are now available.

We are looking for flexible, highly motivated and caring Senior Specialists Theatre Practitioners to join our busy Operating Theatre Department. These positions are permanent, full-time roles. In line with Trust Policy, we support various, flexible working options, where they can be sustained without being detrimental to our service provision.

The department has ten operating suites, three of which are laminar flow and one is an integrated vascular hybrid suite. Specialties undertaken include: Adults, Paediatrics, General surgery, Colorectal, T&O, Vascular, Gynaecology, Obstetrics and more. We provide a 24hr emergency service 7days per week; as such shift patterns are variable.

Essential requirements:

  • RGN / AODP Qualification
  • Recognised teaching qualification
  • Post-basic qualification (or equivalent level gained by experience)
  • Substantial experience at Band 5
  • Experience of managing a theatre team on a shift by shift basis
  • Evidence of on-going personal professional development
  • Willingness to undertake relevant further study as required for the post
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance, HR, Health &Safety issues
  • Good communication skills: Verbal, Written, Electronic
  • Enthusiastic, Motivated, Reliable.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sr Yvonne Dodd or SODP Rachel Lees, Team Manager

0161 627 8810 

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0161 918 4077