Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Team Leader - Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata
16/08/2019 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


Are you a passionate and experienced Theatre/Critical Care RN/RCN or ODP? 

If you want to help us build a brighter future, then NOTSSCaN is your next move


Due to internal promotion we are actively seeking a Band 7 RN/RCN/ ODPs to lead our Specialist teams in Scrub with a special interest in Emergency and Vascular

The successful candidate will be required to provide strong, visible, clinical leadership across our theatre suites and ensure delivery of high quality patient care within our areas. Candidates thinking of applying will be able to evidence strong leadership skills, a positive attitude and excellent communication skills. You will be innovative, creative, and proactive and be able to demonstrate a vision for service improvement.

The NOTSSCaN Theatres provide expertise and excellence in elective and emergency surgery including adult and care of the child. We deliver care across the following specialties: ENT, Ophthalmology, Plastics, Neuro, Paediatric Ortho /General, Max Facs surgery, Major Trauma, Spinal, Vascular and Acute General Surgical Emergencies. The operating theatres offer a wide range of general and specialist clinical services with links to the Oxford Universities for education, training and research. NOTSSCaN Theatres represent a dynamic centre on which to build upon clinical experience and professional development.

In return you will be supported by a dedicated team made up of Senior Theatre Management Team, Practice Educators, Multidisciplinary Clinical Directorate Teams and the NOTSSCaN Divisional team.  We have educational opportunities to support your development and career progression embedded into our comprehensive Education Strategy. Any prospective applicants should be educated to degree level or working towards that level or above.

NOTSSCaN Theatres are looking for applicants who are dynamic, forward-thinking change agents to join us in providing safe, productive, sustainable services for the future.  Informal visits are actively encouraged and we look forward to hearing from you.

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

Closing - Friday 16th August 2019

Planned Interview Date - First week of September 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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information and to arrange an informal visit please contact Caroline Tomkins, Theatre Matron Tel: 01865 (2)34470 caroline.tomkins@ouh.nhs.uk