Perioperative Practitioner (Nurse or ODP) - Blackpool

Spire Healthcare
12 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Perioperative Practitioner (Nurse or ODP)

A varied role, with time for quality care…

Not only will you have the autonomy and support to deliver at the Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, you will receive an attractive salary (Up to £35,225 level dependent on experience) plus enhancements. In addition, a wide range of attractive benefits are available including: private medical cover, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, enhanced employer contributory pension scheme, life assurance, employee assistance programme, wellness screening, eyesight tests, free onsite parking, childcare vouchers, cycle to work vouchers, salary sacrifice gym membership, onsite restaurant with discounted prices, transport season ticket loans, retail and entertainment discounts, group income protection and a hospital cash plan, and long service recognition rewards. A relocation package to the local area will be considered where relevant.
You’ll be working within a friendly, motivating, team-orientated environment, as part of a company that commits to employees’ well-being through training, support and rewards. Training and development opportunities available for Surgical 1st Assist, Resuscitation, ILS, ALS, and Mentorship.
Is this Perioperative Practitioner (Nurse or ODP) role suited to me?
Whether you’re a Registered Nurse with a recognised anaesthetic qualification, a newly qualified Operating Department Practitioner looking to develop your skills across multi-theatres, or experienced in and prefer to focus on one theatre specialism, this superb opportunity with Spire Healthcare could provide the perfect career move.
Who will I be working with?
Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the UK and the largest in terms of revenue, comprising of 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and 2 specialist cancer care centres. Significant capital investment of over £500m since 2007, continuous investment in the business, dedicated colleagues, and comprehensive and competitive benefits, makes Spire an exciting and innovative place to work. Employing over 7,800 colleagues, Spire continuously delivers excellent care with leading clinical outcomes and a high level of patient satisfaction.
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital is a fast-paced hospital located in the Blackpool area of Lancashire, with a longstanding, dedicated workforce, and is currently evolving at pace having recently gone through significant change with new leadership, new services, clinical development and investment in brand new anaesthetic machinery. Planned developments for 2018 include JAG accreditation and a purpose-built endoscopy unit. The hospital benefits from strong leadership with an open-door approach, along with quality employee engagement and plenty of training and development opportunities.
So, what does the role of Perioperative Practitioner (Nurse or ODP) entail?
You’ll be reporting to the Theatre Manager and working as part of a collaborative and positive Theatre Team. You’ll maintain superb communication within the team to ensure that high standards of care are delivered to all patients within the Theatre Suite. Your role will be varied spanning scrub, anaesthetics and recovery, depending on your skill set.
What do I need in order to be considered for this Perioperative Practitioner (Nurse or ODP) role?

Be a Registered Operating Department Practitioner, or a Registered Nurse with a recognised theatre qualification
High standard of clinical practice with a range of clinical skills, supported by professional competence and knowledge
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to gain the confidence of colleagues and peers
Ability to use evidence based practice to provide high standards of care
Solid knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies such as the Care Quality Commission
Confident, with a proactive work ethic and the ability to thrive under adversity
IT literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

You will be employed on a permanent, monthly contract of 162.5 hours, working over a flexible 6-day week to meet the needs of the business. Additional hours can be taken as TOIL. Theatre opening times are 8am to 8.30pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday 8am to 4pm. Requests to work part time hours or over 3 long days will be considered. Unsocial hours payment made if you work a Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays.
All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. Although interested applicants are very welcome to have an informal coffee and tour of the hospital by appointment, prior to any formal interview process.
This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that all convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings on your criminal record need to be disclosed.
An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland will be required for the successful applicant.
JVP is working in partnership with Spire Healthcare to support their recruitment process and therefore will be completing the initial shortlist. Please note that shortlisted applicants will initially be contacted by JVP to undertake a telephone interview.
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