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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week. Part time/ Job share available.
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Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Queen Victoria Hospital
East Grinstead
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum (pro rata)
21/12/2018 23:59
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Theatre Practitioner Band 5

NHS AfC: Band 5

Welcome to QVH and thank you for your interest in our hospital.

QVH is a specialist NHS hospital providing life-changing reconstructive surgery, burns care and rehabilitation services for people across the South of England.

We are a centre of excellence, with an international reputation for pioneering advanced techniques and treatments. Everything we do is informed by our passion for providing the highest quality care, the best clinical outcomes and a safe and positive patient experience.

In addition to receiving tertiary referrals from across the South East of England, QVH is continuing to develop a network of ‘spoke’ sites at district general hospitals enabling our consultants to offer their expertise with routine treatments and consultations as close to close to patients’ homes as is possible.

Our vision is that by continuing to develop the breadth and reach of our services, combined with a determined focus on maintaining our excellent standards of clinical quality and patient experience, QVH will continue to thrive.

At QVH we are proud of our achievements and our specialist services continue to record excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We regularly receive excellent results from patient satisfaction surveys and on average 98% of inpatients say they would recommend the hospital to their family or friends.

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership working among all staff at the Trust. We are fully committed to on-going training and development and to delivering the best training for staff.

Working at QVH combines the excitement, challenge and career opportunities of a major research and teaching hospital with the satisfaction delivering excellent patient care that meets the needs of our community.We also offer attractive benefits such as 

  • a £1,500 new starter premium for registered nurses and operating theatre practitioners
  • tailored personal development to support career aspirations, including accredited clinical and management development programmes
  • flexible working arrangements for a work-life balance that suits you and your needs
  • a dedicated Reward service, offering a range of national and local discounts, cashback and tax relief schemes


Theatre Practitioner Band 5

The Queen Victoria Hospital perioperative team pride ourselves on being supportive and friendly with a long history of clinical excellence. We are looking for individuals who are passionate and driven by patient centred care. At the QVH we strive for excellence and are in a position to support individuals with the same passion and driving force. Our ideal candidate will be cheerful, hardworking, quick to learn, flexible, adaptable, supportive of colleagues and a great team player. You will be supported to learn new skills within a busy dynamic theatre suite. We serve the local and wider communities as a surgical hospital 

As a specialist hospital we offer the following surgery:-
• Major head and neck reconstructive surgery
• Maxillofacial Surgery
• Plastic Surgery including major reconstruction
• Hand surgery
• Ophthalmics, including corneal grafts
• Burns for reconstructive surgery 
• Trauma

Available positions; 
-Newly qualified Nurses and ODPs
-Registered nursing staff looking for a change in career
-Experienced RGNs, ODPs
-Previous Healthcare workers looking to complete Return to Practice programme 

We will ensure you are supported through a transitional period, with our competencies and a full rotation programme.

We care about your professional development and courses are available to support you and further your career.

The successful candidates will play a central role in working as part of a highly skilled, flexible and committed perioperative team.

Part-time would be considered for the right candidate.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Alison Banyon 

Practice Development Lead - Perioperative Services

01342 414000 ext4828

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