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Clinical Coordinator - Plastics & Breast Theatres

North Bristol NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This post will provide the clinical and managerial leadership for the Plastics & Breast Theatre Cluster. They will be supervisory in clinical practice, responsible for ensuring that standards of care are upheld at all times.

Working with the Matron they will take responsibility for providing a clear focus for the profession and effective clinical leadership and accountability for the Plastics & Breast Theatre Cluster. They will be responsible for ensuring that they and their team act in a manner that upholds the values of the Trust and that of the profession.

Main duties of the job

Working in collaboration with the Matron and Specialty Team the individual will be expected to:
  • Participate in activity with the Specialist Team to manage and develop the service in line with local and national requirements ensuring the delivery of performance targets
  • Line manage a team of staff working within designated clinical area
  • Work closely with Matron to ensure the efficient and effective running of area of responsibility
  • Have overall responsibility for ensuring their clinical area is safe
  • Deputise for the Matron and form part of the Directorate senior nursing team
  • Contribute to the development of patient-centred services
  • Be responsible for successful attainment of Trust and National quality and safety objectives within area of responsibility
  • Provide expert clinical advice and care within designated area of responsibility

The individual will be visible and accessible to patients and their families and staff, ensuring all patients and staff have the opportunity to seek information, help and support or to communicate problematic or celebratory issues.

About us

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and it has a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, our Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (such as Portishead or Chepstow).

For Band 5 Registered Nurses and ODPs, relocation support may be available. Please email Nursing@nbt.nhs.ukfor more information.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will have responsibilities in the following key areas:
  • Communication
  • Personal and People Development
  • Health, Safety & Security
  • Service Improvement
  • Quality
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Interventions and Treatments
  • Financial Management
  • People Management
  • Information Collection and Analysis

It sis recommended that applicants read the attached job description to gain a full understanding of the requirements in these key areas.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level Registered Nurse /Operating Department Practitioner
  • Post registration qualification in area of specialism
  • Recognised teaching and assessing and mentoring qualification
  • Documented evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


  • Educated to degree level as a minimum (or equivalent)
  • Working towards a Masters level qualification
  • Evidence of RCA training/ability to undertake RCA's



  • Appropriate post registration experience (4 yrs +)
  • Good organisational and personal effectiveness skills
  • Assertive and confident in their approach to managing at department level within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities to self and others
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Excellent written ,verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of working to current nursing quality and patient safety indicators
  • I.T skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook Email
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage deadlines
  • Ability to lead and work for as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders of the peri-operative environment impacting on patient safety and theatre efficiency



  • Able to conduct audit and implement change to improve patient safety and experience of service
  • Post registration experience within peri-operative practice across a variety of clinical specialities and professional specialism
  • Experience of managing resources and staff within a critical environment
  • Proven experience of teaching and assessing



  • High level of interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and achieve success through, and with others
  • Able to support staff and develop conducive team building and team working
  • Able to work under pressure and demonstrate effective stress management and organisational and time management skills
  • Able to challenge, and to take appropriate action to correct poor or unsatisfactory working practices

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust


Southmead Hospital

Westbury - on - Trym


BS10 5NB

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