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37.5 and 19 Hrs
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Main Theatres-Anaes Level 5
£22,128 to £28,746 Exlcuisve HCA's
02/10/2017 23:59

The Whittington Hospital received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

62 per cent of staff say they are proud to be working for the organisation in our Staff Survey with 55 per cent saying they would recommend us as a great place to work and 53 per cent say they have a strong sense of belonging.

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The Whittington Hospital has been rated twentieth in the second annual Healthcare 100 awards, which recognises top employers in healthcare.
We pride ourselves in forward thinking and encouraging our staff to develop by extending the role of the theatre practitioner. If you are a newly qualified or experienced Anaesthetic Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner specialising in anaesthetics, we are offering 1 full time (37.5 hours per week) band 5 position and 1 part time (19 hours per week Anaesthetic Nurse / Operating Department Practitioner Anaesthetic positions within our busy suites. We have 6 Main Theatres and 4 Day Treatment Centre Theatres specialising in Orthopaedics and Trauma, Bariatric, General, Colorectal, Breast surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Ophthalmology. We also act as a crucial member of the CRASH/Obstetric team during and out of hours.
You will need to deliver a holistic care approach that is current, evidence based and effective. You must have a broad knowledge and skill base including communication and team working skills, in order that you contribute to the smooth running of the theatre department.
We are committed to ongoing professional development and opportunities for you to undertake a wide range of in-house and university based training programme.

For you to be a fit for this role, you must hold the appropriate qualifications to be a current registered practitioner RGN/OPD and demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development. To apply, you must hold a relevant anaesthetic nurse qualification or ODP qualification.

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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

For further details and informal visits, please contact-
Barbara O’Donnell
Team Leader Band 7, Main Theatres
Bleep via main switchboard 020 7272 3070 bleep 2709
Landline 020 7288 5400

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 288 3767