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Operations Support Officer Theatres & Anaesthesia

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join one of our Surgical Operations Team. The specialities are Theatres and Anaesthesia.

The position is based at Kings Mill, and the work hours are 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday, working between 8am to 5pm (i.e. 8am-4pm / 8.30am-4.30pm 9am - 5pm), with some flexibility and the possibility of working from home 1 day per week after completing the induction period.

In this role, you will have direct line management responsibility for our Anaesthetic Secretaries and Resource Team while also working closely with the operations support office to support the Operations Manager & Speciality General Manager.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and the main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and the main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification

Knowledge Requirements


  • Working knowledge of principles of service development/improvement and performance management acquired through Diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of associated processes and systems.
  • Advanced keyboard skills.
  • Working knowledge of the NHS including management knowledge.


  • Knowledge of principles and of business/performance management techniques.

Qualifications Academic/ Craft/ Professional


  • Diploma or equivalent experience or training.
  • Management knowledge or experience to degree level equivalent.

Further Training


  • Business/performance management techniques.



  • Previous experience of service development/improvement and performance management processes.
  • Experience of developing reports and business cases

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

NG17 4JL

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