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Senior Surgical Care Practitioner

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year per anum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
This advert is offered to a qualified Senior Cardiothoracic Surgical Care Practitioner. The successful applicant will have at least two years post qualification experience & be conversant with alternative conduit harvesting techniques. There will be scope to develop the role, taking on pre & post operative clinics, offering teaching and becoming involved within the wider MDT.

Main duties of the job

Under the direction of the supervising Consultant Surgeon, the Cardiac Surgical Practitioner will participate and assist in operative procedures. They will be expected to perform these duties to a high level of clinical skill and knowledge to achieve effective patient care and measurable outcomes.

The successful applicant will also have responsibility to plan and organise our Wound Audit Clinic.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve .

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification

Essentail To Course Entry


  • Be a Qualified Surgical Care Practitioner with 2 years experience within Cardiothoracic Theatres

Essential to role


  • Can show evidence of advanced practice within the SCP role.


  • Can show a track record of service development within previous roles.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road



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