Nursing - Theatres Event - Nursing Associate

  • Department Theatres
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/06/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-TOD-001-D
  • 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 also available)

Theatres 'One Stop Shop' Recruitment Event 

12th June 2023 

10:00 - 13:00

The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford - Education Centre

Are you a Trainee Nursing Associate about to qualify or a qualified Nursing Associate looking for a change in your career direction? Theatres are having a Recruitment Event on the 12th June in the morning to welcome any TNAs or NAs who would be interested in coming to work in the new Surgical Elective Hub.

What to expect on the day:

  • Meet the teams and understand your role within Theatres in the Elective Surgical Hub
  • Videos and demonstrations from our team
  • Opportunity to get hands on with our equipment and instrumentation
  • Meet some of our Nursing Associates who currently work in Theatres

The day will also offer you the opportunity to interview and potentially leave with a provisional job offer!

Theatres have an extensive development package and opportunities with in their “Grow your own “workforce. There is also an opportunity to enter the Operating Department Practitioner apprenticeship programme also.

Previous experience in surgery is beneficial but not essential as training will be provided.

We welcome applicants who are within their last year of training with both full and part time positions are available. 

Main duties of the job

Working as part of a team you will provide exceptional care for each patient, only ever caring for one patient at a time, enabling you to ensure you are always doing your very best for every patient every time.

As a department we routinely offer dedicated support whilst you settle into your new role. Your role would predominately be in the Elective Hub Theatre department. You will remain supernumerary for 6 months whilst you complete your specific Theatre competencies, we are also committed to internal professional development. We have a dedicated team within the unit who oversee all training we provide. There is also specific Theatres training and courses available to help you develop your skills and progress your career with SaTH. 

Working for our organisation

The successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to join the Theatre Department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, at a time when we are developing a workforce to aid the recovery and restoration programme, whilst we continue to provide safe, quality services that are accessible and sustainable for future generations.

The vision for the Elective Hub is to provide high volume low complexity surgery, to achieve this we will require dynamic, enthusiastic practitioners who are dedicated to high quality perioperative care for our patients.

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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