Senior Theatre Scrub Practitioner – Trauma and Limb Reconstruction

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Senior Theatre Scrub Practitioner – Registered /Operating Department Practitioner, Band 6.

We are looking for a senior theatre scrub practitioner with demonstrable leadership skills who is clinically proficient in Trauma & Orthopaedics especially in Adult Hip and pelvic surgery.

The University Hospitals Southampton (UHS) NHS foundation Trust is one of the leading major trauma centres in the country.

Our unit includes 9 theatres dedicated to Trauma & Orthopaedics, providing both elective and emergency surgery.

The Trauma and Orthopaedic theatre team specialise in elective hip, knee, spine, shoulder, hand and foot and ankle surgery.

We host the regional spinal surgery service along with our Neuroscience services.

We are a leading research centre in the south; it’s an innovative and stimulating environment; some of our pioneering works have been featured in news articles and on National Television.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s biggest teaching hospitals with some 1300 beds, performing over 34,000 operations per year across 33 operating theatres. Southampton is also a regional unit for a wide range of tertiary specialist services.

We provide local hospital services to some 500,000 people living in Southampton and South West Hampshire; and specialist services such as neurosciences, cardiothoracic adult and congenital surgery and regional centre for paediatric surgery. We are a world leading centre for cancer and laparoscopic surgery.

For us effective leadership is fundamental to this role; We are looking for a dynamic team member with excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, alongside confident decision making to support the team in achieving the highest standards of patient care within theatre.

  • Relevant Trauma and Orthopaedic theatre scrub experience, with extensive adult hip and Pelvic surgery (elective and trauma) experience.
  • Foundation management course or equivalent.
  • Flexible working
  • Clinical management experience.

You need to have a commitment to developing others and support the theatre department’s management structure. This post will enable the successful applicants the opportunity to further develop their scrub and leadership expertise in what is a demanding area of complex surgery. As the service develops further an early adopter of change for innovative working will be required.

The successful post holders will be required to cover a full range of shifts to include an early 8-6, late 11:30-21:00, night 20:45-08:00 and weekends (8-1/1-9/8-6), in support of our service commitments 24/7

Closing date for applications is Friday 27 September 2019

Interviews will be held on Monday, 14 October 2019.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789

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17 October 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 pa GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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