Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Theatre Receptionist

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
£17,460 - £18,702 per annum pro rota
17/12/2018 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


Theatre Receptionist Band 2


Theatre Receptionist to work at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. (OUH Foundation Trust)


Band 2- 37.5 Hours per week (Monday to Friday- flexibility on start times)


We are a busy, friendly department with 8 operating theatres specialising in Orthopaedic surgery including complex arthroplasty, spinal, shoulder and elbow reconstruction, foot surgery, tumour work and much more.


We are seeking a theatre receptionist to join our dynamic team. To be the gate keeper to theatres. The post holder will work closely with in the first instance the theatre administration team and all relevant staff members to provide a comprehensive, professional and confidential service to the Theatre and Deputy Theatre Manager and multidisciplinary team. 


Candidates must have excellent communication skills, be self- motivated and a good team worker. Please see Job description.


Closing date : 17/12/18

Planned interview date: 9/1/2019

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Applicant requirements

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.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Walduck (emma.walduck@ouh.nhs.uk)

Tell: 01865 738164

Julie Clarke (Julie.clarke@ouh.nhs.uk)

Tell: 01865 227276