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Clinical Leader - Theatres

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Fixed term contract/ secondment opportunity until 30th September 2025

We are looking for a dynamic individual who can demonstrate that they have the skills to provide practical guidance and leadership to a highly motivated, cohesive team within the main theatre complex.The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills which will provide the ability to be an integral part of the management team and lead Emergency and obstetric theatres effectively.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively within the management structure and at all levels of staff grade across the Surgical Division. They will work with external agencies / organisations to develop services and improve patient care.

We are looking for the right person to bring leadership, organisational and proactive skill set to the management team whilst demonstrating at all times a professional attitude to the work place.

The successful candidate will be highly organised and able to work under pressure in the context of meeting deadlines.

Please see job description for further information and expectations of the role

If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported.

Interview Date: 5th July 2024

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will:
  • Provide clinical and managerial leadership and support to all multi-disciplinary and clerical staff
  • Act as a role model and be a credible practitioner within the clinical area
  • To assist with the management of resources in the clinical area within the agreed budget
  • Manage staff performance and development through a process of appraisal, which should include a cycle of constructive performance review and the establishment of a relevant personal development plan
  • Ensure all staff have had the relevant training and statutory updating regarding mandatory training, i.e. COSHH, Health and Safety, Infection Control Policy, Resuscitation, Moving and Handling, Fire Lecture and Occupational Health
  • Contribute to local policy making within the agreed Trust strategy
  • Implement change when necessary adopting an effective change management theory model where changes of practice affect service delivery
  • Monitor/investigate incidents within the area and implement necessary actions recommended to reduce risk
  • Consistently demonstrate NNUH's 'PRIDE' values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence and demonstrate behaviours that support and encourage an inclusive culture.

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role, and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/ Operating Department Practitioner on the appropriate part of the NMC/ Health and Care Professional Register
  • Level 3/City & Guilds 752, relevant specialist course



  • Experience with recruitment and selection process
  • Significant experience at Band 6 or equivalent
  • Significant Theatre experience



  • Proven organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Attitude, aptitude


  • Enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable and reliable - able to implement change
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane



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