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Job summary

Main area
Theatres
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
292-3117920-ASL
Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Town
Harlow
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/06/2021 23:59

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Theatre Team Leader Orthopaedics Band 7

NHS AfC: Band 7

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is a District General Hospital providing acute services to the people of West Essex and East Hertfordshire and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering health care.

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst on our journey to outstanding and expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


 

Job overview

A Band 7 team leader in orthopaedics  is required by the award winning  Princess Alexandra NHS Trust. You will be part of a talented team dedicated to delivering excellent care and will participate in all aspects of clinical operating department work, specifically within anaesthetics. There is a basic salary between £38,890 and £44,503 (AFC-Band 7) depending on experience, plus excellent NHS benefits. This is a full time role, but the Trust is open to hearing from practitioners seeking to negotiate a part-time opportunity; however, this cannot be guaranteed.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide leadership, clinical expertise and day to day management for the emergency surgery team and emergency theatre. 
  • To continuously develop and enhance knowledge and skills that will directly influence consistent standards of clinical practice.
  • Through the Staff Appraisal process and mentorship programme, support the development of all staff, creating an atmosphere conducive to learning and practice development.
  • As a senior registered practitioner and Team Leader within your speciality, you are accountable for the delivery of a high standard of cost effective nursing care without direct supervision.
  • You will manage the team’s staff establishment to within the limits of the budget and ensure that the skill mix and staff development is appropriate to ensure patients receive safe, individualised and effective standards of care

Working for our organisation

Our priority is patient safety and for each patient to have a positive patient experience whilst undergoing their perioperative journey.  We are a very friendly welcoming department which embraces staff learning and development.  

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To provide leadership, clinical expertise and day-to-day management for the orthopaedic team and its practitioners. To work as an autonomous practitioner, providing a high quality nursing service that will enhance and promote excellent clinical practice within the multi-disciplinary team
  • To continuously develop and enhance knowledge and skills that will directly influence consistent standards of clinical practice.
  • Through the staff appraisal process and mentorship programme, support the development of all staff, creating an atmosphere conducive to learning and practice development.
  • As a senior registered practitioner and Team Leader within your speciality, you are accountable for the delivery of a high standard of cost effective nursing care without direct supervision.
  • You will ensure that this will be based upon evidence based practice in line with the legal requirements, statutory rules and Health Board policies relating to practice and the NMC Code of Conduct and the Health and Care Professions Council.
  • You will manage the team’s staff establishment to within the limits of the budget and ensure that the skill mix and staff development is appropriate to ensure patients receive safe, individualised and effective standards of care

Person specification

Personal Specification

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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Maxine Page
Job title
Theatre Matron
Email address
maxine.priest@nhs.net
Telephone number
01279827314

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
KAO Park
London Road
Harlow
Essex
CM17 9NA
Telephone
01279 962382