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Registered Theatre Practitioner (Scrub / ODP)

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Theatres are looking to recruit a Registered Scrub Nurse. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, dynamic and caring individuals who are able to work within a challenging theatre environment delivering safe and effective practice.

Theatres cover a wide range of specialities including General Surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Breast, ENT, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and provide 24 hour emergency cover.

These posts may include some unsociable hours. You must be committed to cooperative team working at all times.

The theatre department is committed to offering a first rate service and supporting staff development. You will receive ongoing support from our practice educators and continuing professional development along with opportunities to enhance your experience.

Main duties of the job

To support the department Deputy Leads and Matron in maintaining an efficient and effective service delivering safe patient care within an environment that promotes a responsive approach to changing healthcare needs.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Registered Practitioner


  • Evidence of Relevant CPD / Revalidation Documentation



  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work flexible rota to support the needs of the service / Trust
  • Must understand the Trust values

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital

The Ridge


TN37 7RD

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