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Theatre Practitioner (Scrub) CDH

Band 5

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Scrub Practitioner Main theatres CDH
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Chorley District General Hospital
Band 5 £24,214 - £30,112 Per Annum
29/09/2019 23:59

Theatre Practitioners (Scrub) 

We are currently looking to recruit qualified practitioners to our rapidly growing theatre teams. We have vacancies for Operating Department Practitioners or nurses to join our operating theatres at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals based at Chorley Hospital.

As an ODP/Nurse working at our trust you will have the opportunity to work across Main theatres, Gynaecology & Obstetric Theatres, Day Case theatres and Chorley theatres.

We have a large theatre directorate consisting of 15 theatres based within the main theatre, 3 theatres within gynae theatres, 4 theatres within day case and 8 theatres based at Chorley theatres.

The specialities across all areas comprises of colorectal, General surgery, Urology, ENT & Max Fax, Plastics, Vascular, orthopaedic trauma, Neurosurgery, Emergency, Breast, cold orthopaedics, ophthalmic, gynaecology, Upper GI gynaecology, obstetric elective and emergency, Neuro-intervention. We also do amazing work on the Davinci robot for Urology, Gynaecology/oncology, Upper GI and colorectal. We are also in the process of expanding our ophthalmic service which will see ophthalmic theatres working in a brand new purpose built unit comprising of everything under one roof for the ophthalmology service.

We are looking for newly qualified or experienced, enthusiastic, motivated and resilient Theatre Practitioners who are looking to begin their career or seek out a new challenge. You will be professional, flexible, motivated and committed to delivering high quality patient focused care within our busy theatre departments.

Why come to Lancashire Teaching Hospitals:

  • We offer a fully funded preceptorship programme with study leave for all newly qualified nurses who join us
  • Great learning opportunities to enable all staff to fulfil their potential
  • post-qualification development opportunities including Mentorship, ILS/PILS, ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills
  • A fully supported induction programme with a named mentor
  • On-going support from theatre clinical education team
  • Salary sacrifice - childcare, electronics and cars
  • NHS agenda for change terms and conditions
  • A generous annual leave provision
  • NHS pension
  • Annual appraisal and personal development plans
  • Flexible working – full and part time vacancies available including the ability to work 12 hour shifts and twilight

In order to provide the finest possible care we aim to attract , train and provide on-going support to the right people who can join our existing team of highly skilled professionals , all of whom are committed to making a positive difference to our patients.  We will assist your development every step of the way, making sure that you are equipped with the skills needed to meet every potential challenge.

So come and apply today and see what we have to offer.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Lynn McGuirk

Tel 01257 245702