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Theatre Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based patient care. Clinical expertise is utilised during all phases of the peri-operative period. Skilled assistance is provided in the surgical care of the patient. These skills are also employed in other satellite areas such as X-Ray and Obstetrics.

The post holder will work collaboratively and co-operatively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, meeting the needs of the patient whilst under no direct supervision. Assist in the management and organisation of clinical and satellite areas, implementing improvements to working practices as identified by audit/clinical trials. Participate in the education and development of other staff members and students.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

Please note for Welsh students, you must apply via Streamlining where all available jobs can be located.

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic nurse to join our theatre department at Glan Clwyd on a permanent basis.

The theatre department is committed to delivering high quality, evidence-based care, which focuses on individual needs of the patients. We pride ourselves on the privilege of serving our local population and providing excellent care to our patients.

The successful candidate will be provided with a preceptor to complete a personal training plan. The candidate will also gain support from highly experienced team members and on site practice facilitators.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a variety of different specialties' such as; General, ENT, maxillofacial, breast, gynae, Orthopaedics, vascular, urology, emergencies, obstetrics, recovery, scrub.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications/ knowledge


  • NMC registered nurse / HCPC registered ODP


  • Teaching, mentoring, assessing qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development



  • Knowledge of the role within a theatre environment


  • Theatre experience

Attitudes & Abilities


  • Good communication as demonstrated by application form
  • Awareness of competence limitations
  • Motivated



  • Puts patients first
  • Respectful of others
  • Understanding of others' difficulties



  • Ability to participate in unsocial hours/shifts


  • Ability to speak Welsh

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