Theatre Practitioner

Band 5

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Theatre practitioner/ Operating Department Practitioner
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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St Mary's Hospital Manchester
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
26/03/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

Are you an experienced Theatre Practitioner or newly qualified with a flexible approach with the drive to work in a first-class progressive theatre, then consider a move to our team at St Mary’s Hospital.

An expanding tertiary referral centre for gynae-oncology, gynae-urology, endometriosis, IVF and obstetrics, we’re part of a long-established hospital, well regarded for its excellence in providing women's healthcare. We’re also part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest UK teaching hospitals which serves the population of Greater Manchester and the North West. Constantly looking to ensure we successfully meet the challenges faced in today's NHS, we pride ourselves on our ability to maintain, sustain, grow and respond to ever changing healthcare services.

The posts are predominantly for days although rotation onto nights may be required in the future, following department induction you will be a key member of our committed and talented team, you’ll need the ability to work flexibly to support service level requirements and to adapt to changes in the NHS. It’s also vital that you’re a team player with a professional focus on service delivery and a demonstrable commitment to high quality. Ideally ODP qualified or an experienced nurse with a relevant track record, For the newly qualified we offer a wide experience of gynae and obstetric theatre challenges and a comprehensive induction programme that incorporates a wide range of educational materials.

In return for your dedication, you’ll benefit from in-house training to develop your core competencies, together with opportunities to undertake further courses in support of your ongoing development. There will also be opportunities to undertake additional courses after 12 months in the role through your personal development plan.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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