Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Scrub Practitioner Nurse RN / ODP

Band 5

Main area
Theatres
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
321-JRTHEATRES-SCRUB-D
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
Closing
25/06/2017 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 provides expertise and excellence in emergency surgery including upper and lower GI, gynaecology, urology, spinal, trauma and vascular surgery. This includes paediatric spinal and trauma 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 with links to the Oxford Universities for education, training and research. The JR Main Theatres represent a dynamic centre on which to build upon clinical experience in anaesthetics, surgery and recovery in the following specialities:
• Trauma
• Orthopaedics
• Vascular
• Spinal
• Neurosurgery
• Ophthalmology
• Craniofacial
• Plastics
• Max-fax
• ENT

The Trust is looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic Scrub Practitioners/Nurses/ODPs. Any prospective applicant will require good interpersonal skills, the ability to provide specialised assistance in these clinical specialities and who enjoy working as team players. A flexible attitude is required to service demands and demonstrate the ability to assess, plan and implement care for perioperative patients.
You will work collaboratively to promote the delivery of evidence based patient care.

Whether you are newly qualified or experienced, we have educational opportunities to support your development. The directorate has a comprehensive education strategy in place to underpin the development of all grades within theatres to facilitate career progression. We endeavour to provide a supportive learning environment which includes:
• Preceptorship
• Supernumerary status while achieving competencies
• In-house perioperative course
• Leadership development

A flexible attitude is required to deliver patient care and meet service demands. 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.

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

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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

Nicky Haigh, email nicky.haigh@ouh.nhs.uk, telephone 01865223057

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