Theatre Practitioner - Band 5

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The Hospital of St Cross - Rugby
Full/Part Time Hours available
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Rugby, CV22 5PX
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
26/06/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Rugby theatres are looking for Band 5 nurses and theatre practitioners who are interested in working in a busy unit which undertake a wide range of surgical procedures, including orthopaedics, neuro surgery and ophthalmology.

We particularly welcome applicants with an interest in orthopaedic surgery and anaesthesia as this is the major focus of the work load. You may have existing orthopaedic skills or wish to develop in this type of surgery.

The theatres carry out innovative, cutting edge orthopaedic surgery, including meniscal transplant, hip preserving surgery and minimal invasive hip joint replacements.

The role offers an exciting opportunity for successful applicants. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated team players to join our dynamic, expanding department. We deliver high quality patient care within a supportive, friendly and nurturing environment.

The department is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm and weekends 8-6 to undertake elective surgery, offering some flexibility in shift patterns.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking aValues Based Interview,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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