Nursing - Theatre Practitioner

  • Department Theatres
  • Salary £24,214 - £30,112 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/06/2019
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-STP-240
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

We are currently looking to recruit dynamic, enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Theatre Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to join our theatre team.  You must be a Registered Nurse or ODP.  Applications are welcome from individuals who are approaching the end of their training.

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital comprises of 9 Operating Theatres covering a range of Major and Day Case Surgery including Colo-Rectal, Urology, Upper GI and Bariatric, Vascular, ENT, Max Fax, Orthopaedic Trauma and an Emergency CEPOD Theatre 24/7.

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 be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, but there may be times when you will be required to work cross site at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

You should demonstrate in your application a desire to develop your career within a Theatre setting and a strong commitment to teaching.

As part of our vision to provide best in care we are looking for talented and passionate Practitioners who share our beliefs and who want to grow with our organisation.  This is reflected in our selection processes which now include an Assessment (Drug calculations/Literacy and Numeracy) and a Values Based Interview (VBI). 

Together, as a Trust, 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.  It’s very important that we select the right nurses to come and work for us.  The selection process for all posts will include a Literacy, Drug Calculations and Numeracy Test.  You will be invited to sit these assessments if you are successful in the shortlisting process.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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