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Division A - Rosie Theatres
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division A
£38,890 - £44,503 p.a. pro rata
Salary period
19/05/2021 23:59
Interview date

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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

Team Leader - Rosie Theatres

Band 7

Job overview

We are seeking a Band 7 with extensive theatres experience in scrub and anaesthetic to join our dynamic and motivated team. You will maintain clinical, leadership and management skills in a highly supportive senior team structure working across the obstetric environment. You will regularly manage the day to day activity of the services we provide in Rosie, demonstrate effective and safe decision making ability and participate in all aspects of staff management.

We will offer you a full and comprehensive orientation package and professional support tailored to individual needs with ongoing support from the Practice Education Team in order for you to achieve your full potential. You’ll receive training and development in this friendly and dynamic organization which seeks to innovate and strives for excellence in delivering first-class patient care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:

  • Provide professional and managerial leadership to the clinical/theatre teams within their designated areas.
  • Provide a highly visible and authoritative presence ensuring the provision of high quality services, responsive to the needs of the patient at the centre of care delivery.
  • Maintain a visible clinical presence acting as a role model upon whom patients, visitors and staff can rely for support to ensure the fundamental and specialist aspects of care are met.
  • Support the wider divisional leadership team covering weekend, nights and satellite areas to ensure effective and efficient management of services to agreed standards.
  • Support the Theatre Matrons by leading and developing theatre practitioners their clinical practice and meaningful improvements to patient care.
  • Manage the department out of normal working hours and deputise for the Matrons as required.

Working for our organisation

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £40.00. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

Closing date:  19 May 2021

Interviews are due to be held on 2 June 2021

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person specification

Shortlisting criteria

Essential criteria
  • 1 Qualifications  RGN/ODP – minimum 2 years at Band 6  Practice Supervisor/ Practice assessor training  Evidence of recent relevant professional development
  • 2 Experience  Current clinical expertise in the emergency, scrub and/or anaesthetics/recovery roles  Proven people management skills  Resource Management  Proven capabilities for reflective and clinical supervision  Ability to prioritise workload  Commitment to professional development
  • 3 Knowledge  Expertise in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patients care during elective, emergency and complex surgery  Knows how to and is capable of managing, leading and working as an integral member of the team  Knowledge of the national agenda on Patient Safety
  • 4 Skills  Ability to recognise and deal with stress in self and others  Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal  Approachable and supportive, with a calm attitude  Good organisational skills  Ability to motivate self and others  Adaptable to change, with the ability to instigate change
  • 5 Additional Requirements The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Safe, Kind, Excellent. The following hazards are associated with this job role:  Manual handling  Exposure to skin irritants  Shift Work or night shifts
Desirable criteria
  • 1 Qualifications Management / leadership course  Teaching/assessing qualification  Human factors training and evidence of relevant application
  • 2 Experience  Understanding of research based practice  Leading on audit processes  Teaching and supervising students and learners in theatres  Experience in obstetrics and neonatal emergency
  • 3 Knowledge Demonstrates initiative in clinical teaching  Professional development in an acute theatre environment  Knowledge accrued via engagement in Quality Improvement projects
  • 4 Skills  Understanding of strategic objectives  An exemplary Team Player  Proven staff engagement initiatives
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Juliet Neeson
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01223 348594