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Theatre Practitioner Anaesthetics

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Wirral University Teaching Hospital is seeking to recruit an Operating Department Practitioner or Registered Nurse to join our dynamic theatre department.

The post holders will need to be able to work as part of the multidisciplinary team helping to provide our patients with the highest level of care as well as being able to work as an individual practitioner.

Applicants must be committed to delivering high quality patient focused care and have excellent interpersonal skills.

Main duties of the job

Our trust has 24 theatres over two sites providing elective services in Ophthalmic, Upper GI, Colorectal, Orthopaedics, ENT, Vascular, Gynaecology and Obstetrics and Paediatrics, as well as Emergency surgery and Orthopaedic trauma service. Our dedicated teams cover satellite areas such as interventional radiology, A& E, MRI and ECT. We also provide pioneering treatment with our Da Vinci robot.

The posts will be full time, predominantly based at our Arrowe Park site, although the successful applicants will have the opportunity to rotate through various theatre specialities and will undertake cross site working. We currently have vacancies for anaesthetic practitioners, covering both in and out of hours care.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the Northwest of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department.

We provide a high-quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider Northwest footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide, and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Shift Pattern: (if applicable) over seven days including late shifts, weekends and nights


Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Registered Nurse/Operating Department Practice
  • Maintain up to date skills and knowledge and maintain awareness of professional issues.

Knowledge and Skills


  • Participate in teaching and developing staff, regularly taking part in learning activities that develop skills and knowledge of self and others


  • Ensure the effective use of physical and financial resources

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to identify own learning requirements.

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Adhere to Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain up to date skills and knowledge and maintain awareness of professional issues.


  • Good communication

Knowledge and Skills


  • Monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others


  • To act up in the absence of team leader
  • Assist in the development of policies, protocols, and guidelines.

Personal Attributes


  • Value and respect all individuals by actively adopting the core trust values and behaviours
  • Self-Motivated
  • Desire to develop personally and professionally

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Arrowe Park Hospital


CH49 5PE

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