NURSING AUXILIARY

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kinglassie
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
PLANNED CARE DIRECTORATE - RECEPTION/RECOVERY, THEATRES, FIFE WIDE
NURSING AUXILIARY
REF NO: HH401/08/17EBL
SALARY: £16,532 - £18,903 PRO RATA
BAND 2 - HOURS: VARIOUS

Working as a theatre Reception / Recovery nursing Auxiliary is a varied and challenging post. This will provide an opportunity to assist theatre personnel in procedures relating to the safe transportation patients to and from theatre. You will be assisting in the smooth running of the department including infection control and participating in the immediate pre and post operative/anaesthetic care of both adults and children in a busy theatre environment.

This post comes with a 6 month orientation in a department that is committed to the education and development of the team.

We are looking for an individual with an active interest in working within theatre Reception / Recovery who has the ability to rise to the challenge of working within a fast paced area. A friendly and caring manner and a hard working attitude is essential.

Equivalent experience of working in a caring environment is desirable and a willingness to undertake SVQ Level 3 in Operating Department Care.

You will be an excellent team player, reliable, have a positive outlook and a good work ethic.

There are various hours available, requiring flexible individuals, willing to work Fife wide.

Hours will be worked to meet the needs of the service which may include shift and weekend work if this is required.

If successful in your application, you will be offered the opportunity to undertake an SVQ2 or SVQ3 (dependent on band) in Health and Social Care, approximately 9 months after taking up post. It is expected that you complete this qualification, which will be fully funded by NHS Fife. Your Line Manager will provide you with more information once you are in post

Informal enquiries: to Senior Charge Nurse Shirley Emery, Reception/Recovery
Theatre Suite Victoria Hospitalext 29108

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018