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Theatre Practitioner

379 University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust Logo

27055 - 32934 GBP ANNUAL

379 University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Brighton, United Kingdom

Matthew Kershaw

$100 to $500 million (USD)



Published 5 days ago

We welcome applications from those who currently hold a UK NMC registration. If you currently hold an overseas nursing qualification and require sponsorship we are not currently direct hiring Internationally Qualified Nurses

Come and join the friendly team in Paediatric Theatres at the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton.

We have three operating theatres offering General surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics, Max Fax, endoscopy, Urology, Dental, and Opthalmic services.

We run a 24/7 service, with participation in the departmental out of hours on-call service a necessity.

We currently have three Band 5 Theatre Practitioner roles vacant.

We can offer varying degrees of flexibility with each post in terms of hours/shift pattern/length of contract.

All three posts are initially for a fixed term period of a year, but can be extended for the ideal candidates.

We can offer, support and development in all areas of theatre, including scrub, anaesthetics, and recovery.

Theatre experience is desirable but not essential as we can offer training and support

To provide clinical support and teaching to all relevant personnel within the specialist area.
Join us at UHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we’re proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK’s largest acute Trusts, we’re a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation,with hardworking,talented and dedicated individuals,who work together towards a common goal,to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our ‘where better never stops’ motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We’re here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs.This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

1. Ensure that accurate records and information systems are maintained.
2. Ensure the safe control, custody and administration of all drugs within the peri-operative area in accordance with Trust Policies and national legislation.
3. Assist the Team Leader to ensure that patient care reflects the departmental philosophy.
4. Ensure that due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients / clients and colleagues and equal opportunities are practised
5. Inform Team Leader/Clinical Theatre Manager if there is a change in circumstance, which may affect safe and competent practice.
6. Assist the Team Leader to actively lead in the development of their specialised areas within the peri-operative services.
7. Assist the Team Leader/Senior Theatre Practitioner to ensure self and others attend mandatory training sessions as required.
8. Able to demonstrate relevant IT and keyboard skills to enable electronic data collection and communication.
9. Effectively communicate with all disciplines, patients/clients and relatives.
10. Ensure incident records are completed and acted upon and the manager is informed accordingly.
11. Assist senior staff, and occasionally in their absence, manage the team under pressure and, at times, in a highly stressful environment, including emergency situations.

Posts in the Trust are 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 of the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands and cautions.

For further inquiries regarding any of the above posts or to arrange an informal visit of our Centre please contact Janice O’Brien, Clinical Theatre Manager on 0333 200 1728 ext 8881.

We welcome applications from those who currently hold a UK NMC registration. If you currently hold an overseas nursing qualification and require Tier 2 sponsorship please apply for our Internationally Qualified Nurse Advert.

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