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Team Leader - Scrub Practitioner Band 6 - QMS

Band 6

Main area
Theatres (All Specialities) & Anaesthetics
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£30,550 - £40,105 per annum Inc HCA
27/12/2018 23:59
Interview date

Theatre practitioner/ scrub nurse

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Agenda for Change Band 6

Newlands Day Case Unit, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup

Are you interested in the exciting opportunity of becoming a Band 6 scrub nurse in our Day Surgery Unit? Would you like to be part of our dynamic and dedicated team at the Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup, part of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust? If so, this may be just for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced registered nurse or ODP to lead an experienced scrub team. Newlands Day Case Unit comprises of two elective theatre suites, which care for a variety of elective ophthalmic and maxillo-facial patients of diverse origin and care needs.

We are keen to hear from applicants who are dynamic, flexible, self-motivated and enthusiastic about providing excellent patient care whilst developing a workforce fit for the future. Previous theatre experience is essential as well as, anaesthetic experience; and we would welcome applications from those with ophthalmic scrub experience. You will have the motivation, vision and leadership qualities necessary to lead a successful theatre team. As a key member of the senior team, you will deliver high standards of perioperative care, and have the ability to support and develop theatre practitioners to facilitate excellent patient care in the operating theatres.

We enjoy the reputation of being a world leader in innovative surgical interventions.   

You must be a Registered Nurse (NMC) or Registered Operating Department Practitioner (HCPC) with a proven record within the Ophthalmic & maxillio-facial perioperative speciality.

In return we will offer you the ability to advance your skills and aim to provide you with a high standard of training both in the clinical area through our Practice Development Team and through our Kings Partners higher education institutions.

We offer excellent educational opportunities from in-house study courses to post graduate education through Kings College London. 

You must have achieved your mentorship course and a recognised specialist theatre nursing course, anaesthetic course or a critical care course is desirable. 

We operate 5 days a week Mon-Friday, 8am -6.00pm.

This is a full time post which is subject to internal rotation to the Princess Royal Day Surgery Unit.


Advert Close Date: 28th December 2018

Interview Date: 7th January 2019


Please note, if you have applied within the last 6 months, you should not apply at this time.

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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

Isa Muazu, Matron. Email, phone 01689 8 64384; or: Veronica Figueiredo, Practice Development ODP for PRUH DSU/QM’s. E-mail: or telephone 01689 8 66972