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Senior Post Anaesthetic Care Practitioner
Band 6
11 hours per week
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Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Theatre Recovery Ward
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum PRO RATA
25/07/2018 23:59
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Senior Post Anaesthetic Care Practitioner

Band 6

We are one of the busiest university teaching hospital trusts in North West England. We manage three hospitals based on two sites: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.  Our hospitals have often been at the forefront of medical breakthroughs during our long history at the heart of the city.

We will soon be opening a new state of the art hospital. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology. Please look at our digital pack for videos and further information: Recruitment Info 



An opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Senior post anaesthetic care unit practitioner in our Theatre Recovery Unit.

The Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust currently has 20 operating theatres covering all major specialities, including Trauma and Orthopaedics, Vascular, Urology (including robotic), Breast and endocrine, Renal Transplant, Upper GI, Colorectal and HPB Surgery, to name a few.

The Theatre Recovery Unit is situated within the theatre suite and caters for up to twelve immediate post- operative patients at any one time. The current staff are all highly skilled recovery practitioners responsible for the safe admission care and discharge of all patients from the variety of disciplines mentioned above to destinations such as 11z same day admissions unit, wards within the hospital and critical care.

The successful candidate should possess significant recovery skills and experience in the immediate post-operative care of highly dependant adult, it is also expected that candidates possess either a enhanced recovery, high dependency or critical care qualification. In the absence of the unit co-ordinator/team leader the successful candidate would be expected to assist in the day to day running of the unit ensuring effective communication with theatres and the multidisciplinary team.

Theatre recovery works on a 24/7 basis therefore applicants must be aware that there are a variety of shift patterns including out of hours services. As we work very closely with 11z staff may be expected to support the unit and forward waiting area as required, as well as be willing to rotate to the recovery unit based on our Broadgreen Hospital site.

So, what can you bring to our team?

We are seeking motivated and resilient people who are looking to embrace a peri-operative career centred on collaboration and a drive to deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients. You will be flexible, adaptable and willing to maintain our pace and drive having strong communication skills that enable you to be a real team player. In order to provide the finest possible care we need to attract, train and provide ongoing support to the right people who can join our existing team of highly skilled professionals, all of whom are committed to making a positive difference to our patients care and well-being.

* PLEASE NOTE - previous applicants need not apply *

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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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