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Theatre Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Theatres

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Cardiothoraic Theatres
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe site
£23,023 - £29,608 p.a
12/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Do you want to be part of the dynamic Cardiothoracic theatre team….

Are you motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and able to work enjoy a challenge.

 Look no further

MFT Cardiothoracic Theatres

We are seeking Band 5 theatre practitioners who possess the above listed qualities along with excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn and develop in this ever evolving role.

  • All new staff will receive a corporate and local induction, preceptorship, plus ongoing support from the team. We are a major acute teaching Trust, recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and providing a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport.

We are a Regional Cardiothoracic Theatres Suite. You will be able to demonstrate a high standard of clinical, communication, leadership and IT skills. On completion of training you will participate on the on call rotation, which is essential part of the post.

The Unit, which is the North West Centre for Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, includes the development of a VAD (ventricular assist device) programme, elective and emergency Cardiothoracic surgery. As a team, we are committed to delivering the highest standards of care. Trust Induction, local orientation, local induction and mentorship programmes are fully established

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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 for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jaya Swamy 0161 291 2078

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 2337