Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Senior Anaesthetics & Recovery Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Anaesthetics and Recovery
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
321-CSS-413-Z
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
Closing
22/08/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


 

The John Radcliffe Main Theatres provide expertise and excellence in Emergency surgery, adult and paediatric Spinal, Trauma surgery as well as Vascular surgery. We are the regional centre for the provision of trauma and vascular surgery. The operating theatres offer a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and are a base for medical education, training and research. The main Theatres represent a dynamic centre on which to build upon clinical experience, and professional development.

We are looking for proactive, highly motivated Senior Operating Department Practitioners and Senior Staff Nurses who want to join our enthusiastic, passionate, and caring Recovery team. Any prospective applicant will require good interpersonal skills, and enthusiasm to learn, in order to provide expert assistance in these clinical specialities. The candidate should also relish working within a productive multidisciplinary team. The ability to assess, plan and implement care for critical perioperative patients will need to be demonstrated. You will be required to work collaboratively to promote the delivery of evidence based patient care.

Any prospective applicants must have several years post registration experience in recovery, hold a teaching/mentors accredited course and be able to demonstrate good leadership and interpersonal skills. An anaesthetic/critical care course is desirable, but not essential.

You may be based on one site but there is an expectation for you to be deployed to other units to provide assistance as required, therefore, a flexible attitude is required to accommodate the surgical requirements of each department.

Full time posts are available which include a commitment to day / night rotation, Bank Holiday and weekend working.

This post closes 22/8/17

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Marie Bailey, email marie.bailey@ouh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

OUHC
3rd Floor
Unipart House Business Centre
Garsington Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 2PG
Telephone
01865234843