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Band 6 - Senior Theatre Scrub Practitioner - Vascular Speciality

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year inc. HCA
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible as the Band 6 Senior Scrub Practitioner in Vascular Speciality in perioperative department.

This post holder is full time 37.5 hrs/ week on shift patterns. Long days, weekend, night and on call.

West Herts Trust has recently received teaching status and therefore the opportunities available for Senior Theatre Practitioner. And also the opportunity to join the department where recently have opened an additional theatre where robotic surgery taken place.

Main duties of the job

The post holder required experienced vascular speciality by scrubbing and circulating.

The post holder will uphold and display Trust values of Commitment, Care & Quality.

To consistently organise and deliver individualised patient care, ensuring patients physical, social and psychological needs are met.

Communicate effectively and work with multidisciplinary team members to ensure care is delivered in an accurate and efficient manner.

To support the clinical lead and theatre manager to maintain/improve and

develop high standards of patient care, and thereby ensuring that the patients are treated with privacy, dignity and respect.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are planned as part of the New Hospital Programme. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Able to lead and run the speciality.

Support actively the senior team by implementing initiatives outlined within the Trusts local Nursing and Midwifery and Patient Involvement & Experience Strategies.

To report all accidents, hazards, incidents and complaints in accordance with Trust policies and assist in investigation of them Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness and ability to challenge others when the rights of patients and others may be infringed required e an effective team member.

Be accountable for own practice and for the delegation of care given to more junior colleagues, support workers and students.

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the JD/ Person Specification


  • Score 0 = does not meet the person specification, 1 = reserved meets some person specification requirements, 2 = Meets all person specification requirements.

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Watford General Hospital


WD18 0HB

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