Clinical Support - Clinical Lead for Theatre Education

  • Department Theatres Department
  • Salary £40,057.00 – £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 12/12/2021
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TCL-954
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Contact Alison Mattey
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000 extn 3914 or extn 4046

**The banding for this position is subject to Agenda for Change confirmation**

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the SaTH Operating Theatres for a Clinical Lead for Theatre Education. The successful applicant will be a current clinical specialist in the field of peri-operative nursing/operating department practice. 

The post holder will take responsibility for the overall management of education, training, and development of the interdisciplinary peri-operative teams at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. They will be responsible for ensuring educational support, development, teaching, advice, and clinical management to the highest possible standard for all relevant personnel within the theatre environment. 

To apply for this position, you must be either HCPC or NMC registered with experience at a Band 6 level or equivalent.

The post is currently subject to Agenda for Change Banding. The postholder will primarily work Monday to Friday office hours but will participate in out of hours working to support service delivery.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will line mange the Education team and provide skilled specialist assistance in delivery of direct and indirect patient care throughout the Operating Department. They will participate as an integral member of the Theatre team giving leadership and guidance to staff, and maintain clinical skills within the Department. 

The post holder will support the Theatre Matron and the Lead Nurse for Theatres to deliver the highest standards of patient care and support the monitoring of the quality of patient experience across Theatres cross site at SATH between The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. They will support the Theatre management team to deliver the highest standards of patient care and support the monitoring of the quality of patient experience across all Theatres. The post holder will be ensuring the Theatre departments continue to create a culture where patient safety, in particular risk management, is perceived as essential to the care and wellbeing of patients and staff.

Working for your organisation

The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford consists of 10 operating theatres, 8 theatres and 2 maternity theatres.  We have an on call team that covers the main theatres 24/7 and a team consisting of an ODP and scrub practitioner that covers maternity 24/7.  On our Telford site we cover the following specialities: Trauma & Orthopaedics, ENT, Max-Fax, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Breast surgery, CEPOD and Maternity.

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital comprises of 9 theatres covering the following specialities: Colo-Rectal, Urology, Upper GI and Bariatric, Vascular, Trauma and Orthopaedics and CEPOD.

Together with our staff we have developed a set of values which form a framework for a positive and supportive environment for our patients, visitors and staff. We believe that all candidates should be able to demonstrate and be equally committed in fulfilling these values to be successful in their application.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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