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Surgical Care Practitioner

Employer
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
St Leonards on sea
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic highly skilled and motivated team member to join the Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgical Care Practitioner team at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. This will suit candidates who thrive in roles which include variety, complexity and challenge alongside opportunities for growth.

You must be a Registered Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner and have either completed a Surgical Care Practitioner course (PGdip) (Band 7) or relevant experience/knowledge in this field, or be willing to undertake the relevant course. You will exercise advanced clinical expertise, levels of judgement, discretion, compassion and decision making in clinical care and consultancy.

These roles are key in supporting and delivering the advance care in the service. You will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and will need to be a highly motivated, committed practitioner who is passionate about delivering high quality care. You will provide expert assistance, support and exercise accountability as set out in the NMC/ HCPC Code of Professional Conduct.

The role includes preparing for patients and theatre teams for surgery in the theatre complex both planned and emergency services, providing care on the wards and outpatient settings. Additionally you will also have knowledge of or experience with implementing research into clinical practice.

Post can be o(Trainee - Annex U)

37.5 hours plus 1:9 weekends

Main duties of the job

These roles are key in supporting and delivering the advance care in the service. You will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and will need to be a highly motivated, committed practitioner who is passionate about delivering high quality care. You will provide expert assistance, support and exercise accountability as set out in the NMC/ HCPC Code of Professional Conduct.

The role includes preparing for patients and theatre teams for surgery in the theatre complex both planned and emergency services, providing care on the wards and outpatient settings. Additionally you will also have knowledge of or experience with implementing research into clinical practice.

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professionally Registered NHS Qualification in Adult General Nursing or Operating Department Practice


Desirable

  • Stanmore Plastering Exam


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a clinical area or acute setting


Desirable

  • Orthopaedic / Theatre related


Skills

Essential

  • Good IT skills


Desirable

  • Certificate of Orthopaedic Medical Technology


Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards on sea

TN37 7RD

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374-SR3543

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