Theatre Practitioner - Dorchester

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Come and join us at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Not only is it a great place to work; it's also a wonderful place to live. The town has great transport links, a bustling quay and some of the best beaches in England. You’ll also have easy access to the Dorset countryside, renowned for its areas of outstanding natural beauty and the spectacular Jurassic Coast, ideal for sports and outdoor activities.
Poole Hospital is one of the largest employers in the region and highly regarded across the NHS, consistently featuring within the top twenty per cent in both national patient and staff satisfaction surveys. We pride ourselves on positive team work, professional development and support staff to reach their fullest potential. All of this is underpinned by our unique philosophy, The Poole Approach, which pledges that we will strive at all times to provide friendly, professional, person-centred care with dignity and respect for all.
This is an exciting time for our staff, following a recent review of healthcare services in Dorset which will see major changes to the way healthcare is provided. As one of the two acute NHS providers in the east of the county, our services will be closely linked to those provided at the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We’re working in close collaboration to deliver excellent emergency and planned care over the two sites, for the people of east Dorset.

Theatre Staff
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Poole Dorset
Student Operating Department Practitioners
Band 5 Vacancies for Soon-to-be-Qualified Student ODPs
Theatre Practitioners: Anaesthetics & Scrub
As we continue to build our theatre teams
Great colleagues, personal development and varied experience from working across 13 theatres and a range of specialisms – as well as a wonderful place to live and work! All this is on offer to theatre practitioners making their next career move or lifestyle choice.
Join our expanding theatre team, located in a respected town centre hospital, where patient care and staff welfare top our priorities. You will be part of a hospital team which hosts the Dorset Cancer Centre, East Dorset Trauma Unit, has a focus on innovating to improve patient care and outcomes.
We pride ourselves on our friendly working environment and our desire to lead on Best Practice in the Operating Theatre setting.
If you want to use your skills, experience and personality to contribute to our drive to improve the way we work, then Poole Hospital is the place for you. Working with multi professional colleagues, you will work in different specialisms – head and neck, gynaecology, orthopaedic trauma, obstetrics and general surgery – and have the chance to become an indispensable member of our team. Our surgeons and senior staff will support you to learn new skills and to expand your experience.
We also offer, where possible, opportunities to undertake mentorship and leadership/management programmes, as well as an array of clinical training and courses.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to work with some of the best surgical teams in the region.
You will be a:
Student Operating Department Practitioner who is due to qualify and register in 2018
Interviews: week commencing 5th March 2018
Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary. For further details / informal visits contact:
Lesley Reid or Neil McLaughlin on Main Theatre on 01202 442405,Email:( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )

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Please note: if this post requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the role, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

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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.
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