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Band 5 - Anaesthetics/ Scrub/ Recovery Practitioners - PRUH Inpatient Theatres

Band 5

Main area
Inpatient Theatres
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal University Hospital
£28,691 - £35,207 per annum, inc HCA
Salary period
24/01/2021 23:59

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

Do you not want to commute into London? Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to be a Band 5 Theatre Practitioner in our Theatre Department? Would you like to be part of our busy and dedicated teams? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

We currently have exciting opportunities available, for Band 5 Theatre Practitioners (Anaesthetics, Scrub and Recovery) in Inpatient Theatres at our Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site.

Inpatient theatres consists of 8 theatres, 2 specialising in obstetrics and the remainder specialising in ENT, general surgery, bariatrics, gynaecology, urology, trauma and orthopaedics. It has a 12-bedded recovery unit for patients post-surgery.

We are looking for motivated, dedicated staff, with a commitment to delivering excellent patient care. You must have good communication skills and have a flexible and pro-active approach as well as the ability to manage a varied and demanding workload.

Theatre Practitioner (Scrub or Anaesthetics) – you must be an NMC registered nurse (RN1) or HCPC registered ODP. You must be able to show evidence of clinical experience as a theatre practitioner with at least 1 years’ experience as a Theatre Practitioner.

• Theatre Practitioner (Recovery) - you must be an NMC registered nurse (RN1) or HCPC registered ODP. You must have at least 1 years’ experience as a RN or ODP.

In turn we will offer you a friendly and modern working environment, a supportive induction programme and the ability to work within a dynamic senior nursing and management team, which is supported by the Divisional Heads of Nursing. We aim to provide you with a high standard of training in the clinical area through our dedicated Practice Development Team who will support your professional development through both in-house programmes and those through our King’s Health Partners higher education institutions.

This post is full time and is subject to internal rotation. 

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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

Ronelle Michaelis
Job title
PDN Inpatient Theatres
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Additional information

Sue McGrath (Clinical Co-ordinator Inpatient Theatres) susan.mcgrath5@nhs.net or 01689864074