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Orthopaedic Scrub Team Manager

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum / Pro rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are really excited to be the first trust in the UK to have achieved Pathway to Excellence. It means that our focus is on you, quality and great decision making. Combine this with our founding partner status of the Cavell nurses trust as well as our DAISY awards for nurses, and newly launched ROSE awards for AHPs, means you can feel challenged, supported and recognised. At NGH you can have the best possible career.

Come and join our dynamic and growing Theatre Management team, who are passionate about delivering the best possible care to patients whilst maintaining high levels of quality and safety at all times. With a specialist interest in Orthopaedic Scrub you will work closely with the band 7 team already in post to manage, lead and develop staff and improve patient experience within our busy 4 Theatre complex that specialises in both elective and emergency trauma Orthopaedic surgery.

Main duties of the job

50% of your week will be working as a Manager in the Theatre Complex, with clear defined roles and responsibilities and KPI's to achieve.

Additional 50% of your week will be utilised in your specialist theatre role (Anaesthetics/Scrub/Recovery) and departmental coordination, with again clearly defined roles and responsibilities for overseeing productivity, utilisation, quality and standards.

About us

Northampton General Hospital is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. All of our divisions are committed to doing things better, with more efficiency as we update, modernise, and advance. We have also entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values






We want to recruit the best people to deliver our services across the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire and help to unleash everyone's full potential. As an organisation, we value how we communicate and promote our vacancies to all communities.

We are a Defence positive trust, supporting our reservists, veterans, spouses and partners.

The Hospital Group encourages applications from people who identify from all protected groups, especially those from BAME, Disabled and LGBTQ+ backgrounds as these are underrepresented in our hospitals.

We understand that we need to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and make sure the environment they work in is inclusive and collaborative.

We have active Networks that promote and support colleagues from all backgrounds.This ensures everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging working for Kettering and Northampton General Hospitals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Matron for Theatres will support you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. This is a unique opportunity to develop your managerial and leadership skills and help shape the future of theatre practice at Northampton General Hospital.

We can offer you personal professional development, academic support, clinical supervision and one to one coaching to enhance and upskill your knowledge and competence.

Person Specification

Personal Qualities & Attribute


  • Flexible
  • Assertive Confident and Approachable

Skills & Abilities


  • Time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to influence change


  • Policy/Protocol development

Knowledge & Experience


  • Recent Substantial experience within theatres
  • Management experience
  • Leadership Experience
  • Knowledge of Governance


  • Experience of mentoring and assessing

Education, Training & Qualific


  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Management course or relevant experience
  • Post Registration Theatre Course


  • Leadership and Management qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Northampton General Hospital


Northampton General Hospital




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