Clinical Support - Team Leader Recovery

  • Department Theatres
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 21/10/2021
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-TLR-763
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (part time hours will be considered)

Job overview
We are looking to recruit a Band 6 RecoveryTeam Leader at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate continuing professional development relevant to the speciality with significant current experience of working in a band 5/6 post within a Theatre setting.

The post holder must possess excellent communication and negotiation skills that will enable them to support staff to develop themselves as practitioners.

You will have demonstrated a desire for self-development and a motivation to provide teaching and education to staff at all levels.


Main duties of the job
The role of the Team Leader is to provide strong clinical leadership to the whole team and ensure that the assessment, evaluation and implementation of care given to patients within the theatre environment is of the highest standard ensuring patient safety and quality of care is at the forefront of all decision making.

The successful candidate will lead a clinical team whilst delivering the highest quality evidence based perioperative and post-operative care and being a role model and champion in clinical excellence.  Working alongside the current Team Leaders (under the direction of the Theatre Manager), they will also be expected to proactively embed a learning and supportive culture within the clinical team.

Working for our organisation
The successful candidates will play a lead role in the on-going development of the Theatre services as a whole within the Trust.  

This post provides an excellent career opportunity for someone who is clinically credible and also enthusiastic, motivated and keen to develop the Unit to support the seven day working plan and necessary future changes in service provision and delivery.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across site as required.

The department currently  provides a 24 hour emergency surgical service , therefore flexibility and a commitment to a night shift/on call/shift system is essential.
The shifts are part of a 7 day working week including weekends and bank holidays.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person specification
Essential criteria
Registered NMC/HCPC
Experience and Knowledge
Essential criteria
Extensive post Registration experience in Anaesthetics/Scrub
High level clinical skills and knowledge

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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