15th July Theatre Nurse/Operating Department Practitioners Recruitment Event


We have a Theatre Nurse/Operating Department Practitioners Recruitment Event taking place on:

Friday 15th July 2016 at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital – The Shropshire Education and Conference Centre (SECC)

Come along and have a chat with the senior nursing team, undertake assessments, have an interview and leave with a provisional job offer and the excitement of joining our family!

We would like to invite all registered nurses/ODP’s and student nurses who qualify in September 2016 to our bespoke recruitment event.

We have vacancies at both of our Trust sites and we are excited about the opportunities we can offer you.

The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford has ten operating theatres, two of which are obstetrics. We cover a range of specialities including Trauma & Orthopaedics, ENT & MaxFax, Gynae & Obstetrics, Paediatrics and Breast surgery. We have undergone a major reconfiguration of services recently, with the development of a Women & Children's Unit at Telford which requires an expansion in our workforce.

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital comprises of 11 Operating Theatres covering a range of Major and Day case surgery including Colo-Rectal, Urology, Upper Gi and Bariatric, Vascular, ENT and Max Fax, Orthopaedic Trauma and an Emergency CEPOD theatre 24/7.

You must be a Registered Nurse or ODP, and have recent experience working within Theatres; although student ODP's approaching the end of their training will also be considered.

You will be required to cover a range of shifts which may include Weekends, Early/Late Shifts, Long Days, Bank Holidays, On-Calls and Night Duties (Obstetric, Anaesthetic Practitioners only). You will also have an opportunity to be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital or The Princess Royal Hospital and this will enable you to rotate between sites to gain further experience.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital is a busy, rewarding environment, with a strong team focus. We can offer our nurses/ODP’s a career based on a mix of variety with outstanding learning and development opportunities.

We can also offer you:

• Annual Increments

• Opportunities to Develop - supportive learning environment, preceptorship, career development and opportunities across different specialities

• On-site Facilities – Staff car parking, on-site nursery, Staff Fitness Centres.

• Staff Benefits – Childcare Vouchers, Salary sacrifice car scheme, Home electronics salary sacrifice scheme, NHS Discounts, generous annual leave entitlement, access to the NHS Pension Scheme.

Comments from candidates who have attended past events....

February Event – “I would definitely recommend these events, you get everything done all in one afternoon!”

March Event - "The afternoon was well run and all the staff involved at the event were friendly, approachable and made me feel at ease!"

Interested in attending?

- Either submit an application form to this vacancy and a member of the Recruitment Team will then be in contact or alternatively contact Hannah Yates on 01743 261000 Ext: 2403 or email Hannah.Yates@sath.nhs.uk to book to attend the event.