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Deputy Team Leader- (Theatres) Scrubs

Employer
Wrightington Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
wigan
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum, Pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a Deputy Team Leader to assist in the management of the day to day resources to enable the support and assistance of the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of all aspects of patient care. They will have to maintain a supportive learning environment enabling the team to meet the evolving needs of the service, assist in budgetary and stock control to ensure the provision of a high quality and cost effective service.

The post site is based on the Wrightington site and is for Scrub, however cross site working at Wigan is required as part of the role when service requirements need.

Evidence of qualifications listed in the person specification will be requested at interview and during compliance checks.

Main duties of the job

  • Assist in the management of the day to day resources to enable the support and assistance of the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of all aspects of patient care and accept the responsibility and accountability for the performance outcomes.
  • To maintain a supportive learning environment enabling the team to meet the evolving needs of the service, assist in budgetary and stock control to ensure the provision of a high quality and cost effective service.
  • To provide a high standard of patient care and skilled expert assistance in all specialities and areas as required.
  • Act as an ambassador for the department in professional settings.
  • Be accountable for the standards of practice within the theatre team promoting a professional patient centred approach to care.
  • Acting as a resource of specialist professional knowledge bases for the team, through application of theory in practice.
  • Assisting with promoting the delivery of evidence based patient focused care.
  • Recognises the appropriateness of transferable skills when providing individualised patient care.
  • Identifying, maintaining and improving the quality of care through facilitation of evidence based practice.
  • Participation in managing effectively and clearly identifying what is required of others, setting goals and targets and providing accurate feedback on performance roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrating sound leadership skills, principles, which reflect an awareness of local/national policies.


About us

Choose Well - Choose WWL

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust are the proud providers of acute hospital and community services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. At WWL, we value our staff believing that 'happy staff, makes for happy patients'. We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, and living our values 'the WWL Way'.

WWL are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share our values and beliefs.

On-Call

Please note that senior positions (AFC band 8A or above) may be expected to participate in an on-call rota, if the role is predominantly operational.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Acting as a resource of specialist professional knowledge bases for the team, through application of theory in practice.
  • Assisting with promoting the delivery of evidence based patient focused care.
  • Recognises the appropriateness of transferable skills when providing individualised patient care.
  • Identifying, maintaining and improving the quality of care through facilitation of evidence based practice.
  • Participation in managing effectively and clearly identifying what is required of others, setting goals and targets and providing accurate feedback on performance roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrating sound leadership skills, principles, which reflect an awareness of local/national policies and strategies, and ensure up-to-date knowledge of legal matters that, may arise.
  • Assisting with the development of competencies (in self and team) which safeguard practice and effectiveness in role(s) and lead the team as a credible and accountable practitioner. Ensuring compliance with NMC/HPC Codes of Conduct.
  • Demonstrating understanding of the effective use of allocated resources / funding.
  • Demonstrating an understanding and working knowledge of skill mix.
  • Demonstrating and participating in development of the service to meet demands, and adapt to the changing needs of the service.
  • Empowering self and team to creatively meet professional and organization objectives.
  • Promoting safe systems, which assure all aspects of risk reduction, compliant with Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the agenda for Clinical Governance. Maintain Clinical and managerial records in accordance with current guidelines ensuring adverse incidents arereported to the appropriate person without delay.
  • Maintaining Health and Safety, and Control of Infection in clinical areas in line with trust policies and procedures.
  • Delegate tasks to the team members that reflect their level of competency.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Senior Team Leader when required


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/ODP with current NMC/HCPC registration.
  • Academically accredited post registration theatre scrub / anaesthetic /PACU qualification, as appropriate to role.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


Desirable

  • Degree/Diploma achievement
  • Surgical First Assistant qualification
  • Vocational assessor qualification -D32/33/A1 award.
  • RCN Leadership or equivalent
  • Management qualification.
  • Mentorship/Teaching Qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive perioperative experience in scrub/anaesthetics or post-anaesthetic care, as appropriate to role.
  • Evidence leadership skills/experience.
  • Current teaching and assessment skills.
  • Evidence of implementing change in clinical practice.


Desirable

  • Evidence of auditing standards of care
  • Proven record of change management
  • Extensive leadership and junior management experience.
  • Competent in the use of intraoperative cell salvage


Skills

Essential

  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and non-verbal & communication skills.
  • Developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Evidence/Application of leadership skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own and other's workload.
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate ability as a professional role model.
  • Highly developed clinical skills as appropriate to role.
  • Standard keyboard skills and use of health care IT packages such as, ORMIS,HIS etc.


Desirable

  • Ability to participate in research & audit


Knowledge

Essential

  • Sound understanding of principles of Clinical Governance (NatSSIPs, Risk Management & Audit) relating
  • Sound knowledge of factors affecting efficiency in the perioperative care
  • Specialist clinical knowledge within own discipline of perioperative practice, as appropriate to role.


Desirable

  • Broad range of surgical specialties & disciplines across perioperative area
  • HR processes and policies
  • Knowledge of requirements around financial/budgetary responsibilities


Additional

Essential

  • Flexible to meet service demand
  • Ability to support colleagues in other perioperative disciplines within own level of competence e.g. anaesthetic, scrub and PACU.
  • Speak English to an appropriate standard relevant to their role, i.e. with confidence and accuracy, using correct sentence structures and vocabulary, and without hesitation


Employer details

Employer name

Wrightington Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wrightington Hospital

Hall Lane

wigan

WN6 9EP

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