Theatre Team Lead

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced theatre practitioner RN/ODP to join our friendly and busy operating department in a leadership role.

The main area of responsibility will be leading our colorectal/general surgical service but this is not exclusive.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop into a leadership role for a practitioner who has gained 3 years or more experience in the operating theatre environment

Main duties of the job

You will be leading a specialty surgical service and leading and supporting a team of theatre staff

You will be assisting the Theatre Management team in the continuing responsibility for the management of theDepartment. This includes the deployment of staff, equipment, supplies and other resource

To carry continuing 24 hour responsibility for the department in the absence of the Theatre Manager or Deputy theatre Manager

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Level 1 Registered Nurse
  • Diploma in Operating Department practice or equivalent
  • Diploma in Nursing or evidence of recent relevant CPD at diploma level
  • Evidence of post registration development in the relevant speciality
  • Qualified mentor (ENB 998, or equivalent) or equivalent mentorship award or willing to work towards
  • Qualified NVQ Assessor (A1 or equivalent)


  • Degree in Nursing/ODP or working towards a degree
  • Management qualification
  • Leadership qualification

Occupational Experience


  • 3yrs Post Registration experience in relevant speciality with experience at Band 5 level


  • Experience of managing a team or area within a Ward/Department

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust




DN33 2BA

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