Senior Theatre Practitioner- Surgical Day Case Unit (SDCU)

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 pa pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 4TQ
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6337148/387-WD-4540-GW

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A Vacancy at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Theatre Practitioner to join our friendly team in Surgical Day Case Unit (SDCU), at Weston General Hospital.

This role is suitable for a Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Nurse.
SDCU is a small, friendly unit with a real passion for delivering the highest standard of care. We have 2 theatres in our SDCU and a further 4 theatres in our Main Theatre Unit.

We cover a wide range of specialities including general & colorectal surgery, breast surgery, urology, gynaecology, orthopaedics and trauma.

The unit is open 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday).

The successful candidate will be expected to be occasionally redeployed to Main Theatres to provide cover as needed. They may also be required to work across the Day Case Unit Ward and Theatre Receiving Unit.

There can be an opportunity to be part of the on-call rota for Main Theatres.

To work according to the Nursing and Midwifery Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines to provide a high standard of patient care using a flexible patient centred care approach.

To provide an expert level of professional practice within Theatres/ SDCU, and to be responsible for the management of a theatre nursing team, providing advice, information and support.

To actively support the sister/charge nurse, assisting in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department and deputising in their absence.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Friday 31 May 2024

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