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Nursing and Midwifery
Band 5
Part Time 30 hours per week
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Spire Healthcare
Employer type
Private Sector
Spire Thames Valley Hospital
Depending on experience
01/05/2017 17:00
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Perioperative Practitioner (ODP)

Band 5

Spire Healthcare is the second largest provider of private healthcare in the UK with 37 hospitals employing 7,600 staff and treating 930,000 patients each year.

Spire Healthcare offers treatment for private patients, funded by health insurance, those choosing to pay for themselves and NHS patients under the government's Free Choice system. The hospitals provide a wide range of services, from diagnostic and routine investigations, to more complex surgery. Spire's commitment is to clinical excellence, patient safety and infection control.

Spire Thames Valley Hospital is a 50 bedded independant Hospital, near Stoke Poges in Buckinghamshire. We offer a range of Independant healthcare services to medical and clinical patients. The Hospital is linked to the Spire Windsor Clinic, an outpatient facility in Windsor.

Main responsibilities: We are looking for an experienced perioperative practitioner with Registered Nurse or ODP qualification with scrub, anaesthetic and recovery skills to work with our current theatre team in providing exemplary planned care for patients within the Perioperative Department. The Hospital has 2 main theatres and an endocopy theatre covering a range of specialities including general, laparoscopic, urology, othopeadics and plastics.

Working hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week on a shift basis, will include evening and weekend working. On -call will be required. Scope for part-time roles considered.

Location: Spire Thames Valley Hospital, Wexham Street, Wexham, Buckinghamshire, SL3 6NH

Salary: Competative salary depending on experience and skills. Additional enhancements payable for overtime and unsocial hours worked ( evenings and weekends)

We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive basic salary and bonus opportunity as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical cover, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work gym membership, transport season ticket loans and a motivating workplace environment. Annual leave 33 days per year rising to 35, inclusive of Bank Holidays.

Qualifications & Training:
Registered Nurse or Operating Department practitioner with NMC/HPC registration.
Perioperative Theatre/scrub/ Anaesthetic mentorship course desirable.
ALS qualification desirable.

Experience: Used to working in teams with minimal supervision within a range of theatre specialities.

Knowledge and Technical Ability: Competence across a wide range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge aquired through state registration qualifications and additional training. Desirable to have knowledge, exeprience in scrub for orthopaedics. Mandatory training will be required.

Skills & Behaviours: Passion for customers, planning and organisational skills, working collaboratively within the department and willing to participate in flexible working pattern.

Interview/Selection Dates: all shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange interview.

This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that all convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings on your criminal record need to be disclosed. An enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau will be applied for in the event of a successful application.

Only relevant convictions and other information will be taken into account, so disclosure will not necessarily be a bar to attaining this position.

Please attach a comprehensive CV showing your full employment history and current salary. Tell us why you are attracted to this vacancy and why you feel it is the role for you.

For an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please contact Lesley Day, Theatre Manager on 01753 660601

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