Senior Anaesthetic Theatre Practitioner

Recruiter
NHS Jobs
Location
Sidcup, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1269307471
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Planned Care Centre within Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup is an exciting and challenging Elective Surgical unit, supporting London and Kent NHS Waiting list requirements. The theatre team at Queen Mary's Hospital, is extremely proud of their unit, and over the last 5 years the team have been instrumental in the development of the new Dartford & Gravesham Planned Care Centre. The clinical services supported by the unit are going from strength to strength, and Trust's service requirements have underpinned the department's expansion from 2 theatres, to the current 5 theatres, with further plans to reopen the final two theatres in the very near future, We are currently seeking a Dynamic Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner to enhance our enthusiastic and progressive Anaesthetic Team. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to advance both their clinical and leadership skills, personal and professional growth is actively encouraged and supported at all levels of our Multidisciplinary Team. We have pride in being a unit where a wide range of career development opportunities are offered, including both Trust wide clinical training and academic professional development. If you are committed to delivering excellence and a high quality patient focused service within the peri-operative environment then we would like to hear from you! The Trust has a strong commitment to equality and diversity. We aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 'Positive action' initiatives can be used whenever an under-represented group is identified. As our workforce is currently under-represented in bands 6, 7 and 8, we encourage applications from people with black or minority ethnic backgrounds. Working days and or shift patterns will be agreed by the line manager to meet the needs of the service. Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is a smoke free organisation. To improve public health, smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital site. For advice and support on stop smoking please call. For further information or to arrange an informal visit (recommended), please contact either: Rebeccah Beck, (Theatre Matron) Jill Sadgrove / Julie Brien / Jon Meier, (Theatre Coordinator on). Interview date to be confirmed. We are one of the largest hospital Trusts in North Kent with services on four sites serving a local population of over 500,000 people. Our vision is to be an outstanding hospital Trust providing the best possible care for our patients that is safe, well-coordinated, in the right place and designed around the patient's needs. Everything we do is guided by our vision and core values. Essential to our success are our staff. We are committed to ensuring the Trust is an excellent place to work. Staff responses to our most recent staff survey show that on a number of key findings we remain amongst the very best acute Trusts in the NHS. We believe this feedback has been enhanced by clarity about Trust values which were developed with staff and have been embedded throughout the organisation. We value the development of our staff and have held Investors in People since 2005, and have recently been reaccredited with Investors in People Silver award. We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement to deliver the best care possible to our patients. As our local populations are increasing our services are undergoing a period of expansion and service development. We are continuously looking for ways to develop models of best practice as well as new ways of working to enhance and improve the services we offer to our local populations. We are a founding member of Guy's and St Thomas' Healthcare Alliance, introducing new models of care to improve clinical outcomes for our patients. 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. Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively

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