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Theatre Team Leader - GENERAL/COLORECTAL/ROBOT THEATRES

Employer
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Dudley
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 May 2024

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

Job Details

THEATRES, ANAESTHETICS, CRITICAL CARE, PRE OP AND PAIN DIRECTORATE

OPERATING THEATRES

BAND 6 TEAM LEADER - GENERAL/COLORECTAL/ROBOT THEATRES

37.5 HOURS PER WEEK - PERMANENT CONTRACT

An opportunity has arisen within our Operating Theatres for a full-time Theatre Team Leader for our General/Colorectal/Robot Theatres.

The successful candidate must be registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council or the Health Care Professions Council and have substantial theatre experience at Band 5 level. Relevant and recent scrub experience in General/Colorectal and other specialties, demonstrating in-depth knowledge and understanding of surgical techniques, instruments and associated equipment is also essential.

It is essential that the successful candidate has evidence of providing support and training to students and other staff and regular study since qualification.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Be responsible for the daily management of the allocated team. This will include organisation of unit activities, management of staff and resources and provide effective leadership to all staff during the shift.
  • Proactively co-ordinate with the multidisciplinary team in order to create a continuous patient pathway, both in and out of routine operating hours to include on calls. He/she will be expected to enthusiastically embrace operating challenges and enhance and improve the quality and standard of care delivered to patients.
  • Support the Speciality Manager, Theatre Manager, Deputy Matron and Matron for Theatres, Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Pain, in developing and monitoring services and the quality of care experienced by patients.
  • Ensure patients progress along agreed care pathways which are supported by evidence-based practice.
  • Provide perioperative care and expert support as appropriate to patients in the department and across all specialities as required.


About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential

  • Registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council or the Health Professions Council
  • Evidence of providing support and training to students and other staff
  • Evidence of professional development and regular study since qualification


Desirable

  • Evidence of undertaking a recognised course of study in teaching and assessing
  • Educated to diploma level or can demonstrate evidence of study at this level
  • Recognised qualification in management


Knowledge & Training

Essential

  • A good understanding of current patient safety and safe surgery practice and guidelines
  • Ability to demonstrate negotiating and influencing skills
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Evidence of having developed team working skills
  • Ability to articulate the principles of safeguarding and mental capacity
  • Knowledge of current clinical development, evidence based practices and professional issues affecting perioperative practice
  • Keen to develop own skills and develop perioperative practice


Desirable

  • Understanding of effective leadership theory and practice
  • Knowledge of clinical audit and effectiveness systems


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial theatre experience and development since qualification at Band 5 level
  • Skilled practitioner who can act as a role model
  • Relevant and recent 'scrub' experience in General/Major Colorectal/ROBOT Colorectal, also of other specialties, demonstrating in-depth knowledge and understanding of surgical techniques, instruments and associated equipment
  • Experience of regularly managing a team of staff and other resources in the acute setting
  • Experience of close liaison with members of multidisciplinary team
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to evidence based practice
  • Demonstrates attention to detail


Desirable

  • Experience of supporting change
  • Developed and implemented safe systems of work to ensure health and safety of staff, patient and visitors
  • Previous experience/training in a multi-skilled role


Communication & Relationship Skills

Essential

  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Team Player
  • Strong commitment to high standards of patient care
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills to meet challenging situations
  • Ability to work within a team and develop others


Planning & Organisational Skills

Essential

  • Organised approach to work


Physical Skills

Essential

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Demonstrates respect for patient dignity
  • Able to cope with distressing or emotional circumstances
  • Flexibility with unpredictable work patterns and changing circumstances, and to support other specialities
  • Able to support the 24/7 operation of the emergency theatre


Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Rd

Dudley

DY1 2HQ

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253-0524-6254801

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