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Perioperative Practitioner

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic motivated individual to come and join our dynamic specialist theatre team. The post is predominantly based in Recovery although we will expect rotation within scrub following adequate training if required.

The Breast ENT Plastics (Centenary) Theatres are located in a standalone department on the Castle Hill site comprising of 3 theatres and one recovery area.

We perform a wide range of procedures within the three disciplines, including complex head and neck, breast and plastics reconstruction utilising modern technology and techniques. Our team is small and friendly and we work closely with Ward 16 and the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the best experience for our patients is provided

Main duties of the job

The posts will suit either an experienced or newly-qualified nurse / ODP although some theatre insight is desirable. We need a member of staff that is keen to learn, adaptable, able to work as part of a team, committed to improving quality and possessing good communication skills.

We can offer
  • A personal development plan and in-house training
  • Work within a professional, friendly and dynamic team.

The service we provide is primarily elective surgery, working Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm although there is a 24hour on-call service and an expectation to work later when we have complex cases. Following a period of training, successful applicants will be expected to participate in the call rota. Future developments may further increase the need for weekend or unsocial hours work.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood ofobtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the website.

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Can demonstrate a high standard of clinical practice


  • Prior theatre experience

Skills / knowledge


  • Evidence of good team work
  • Ability to plan assess evaluate and implement perioperative patient care


  • Demonstrate awareness of current issues of health care.
  • Show some awareness of theatre specialty . Numeric skills Computer skills

personal attributes


  • well motivated / enthusiastic
  • Flexibility
  • team player
  • work with minimal supervision



  • RGN / RODP


  • Demonstrate commitment to undertake further academic study

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Castle Hill Hospital

ENT, Breast and Plastic theaters, Centenary buildning.


HU16 5JQ

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