Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Theatre Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
Churchill Theatres
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Churchill Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
27/05/2019 23:59

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 four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General 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 Value 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 significant 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 www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values




Churchill Theatres

Band 5, Scrub Practitioners -  Nurses and ODP’s 

We currently have opportunities for Band 5 Scrub Nurses and ODP’s to join our caring and dynamic team.

The Churchill Hospital Operating Theatres Department is looking for RNs or ODPs to join their perioperative team. Previous experience is desirable, but not essential, as a competency programme will be provided along with an experienced mentor.

Our ideal candidates will also be highly motivated and a pro-active team player. Excellent communication skills and a flexible approach are essential as an on-call commitment and full internal rotation is required for this post as well as participation in programmes of additional surgical activity.

If you are keen to add to your existing theatre knowledge, and are committed to developing and enhancing the quality of care provided to patients in the operating theatre environment, then this is the opportunity for you.

We have ten theatres and our specialties include: Oncology and Transplant Surgery including Kidney, Pancreas and Viscera Transplantation, General Surgery, Endocrine, Renal, Urology, Hepatobiliary, Breast, Gynaecology, Head and Neck Surgery including Maxillofacial, ENT and Plastics.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to be part of our Churchill Theatre team.

This department provides 24-hour emergency cover; therefore there will be shift work, night duty, weekend shifts and an on-call commitment.

Personal and professional growth is actively encouraged and a wide range of career development opportunities are available including professional development support,


Band 5: £24,214– £30,112 per annum

Hours: Full time / Part time


Oxford isn't just a good place to work; it's also a great place to live. The compact easy-to navigate city boasts a rich architectural history, with plenty of green spaces, riverside walks and it is surrounded by beautiful countryside. From Oxford there is easy access to London and major transport links. Blenheim Palace, Windsor Castle and the Cotswolds are all within easy reach. Our location is conveniently situated for public transport. The bus and mainline train stations are both within a short bus journey or bike ride.


Closing date : 27th May 2019

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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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