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Theatre Team Lead - Trauma and Orthopaedics

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
At SaSH we are incredibly proud of achieving our Outstanding CQC status and we believe that leading with compassion and adhering to our Visions and Values are key to driving forward the best possible patient care.

To strengthen our team and respond to increasing demand we are looking for a dynamic and confident leader to join our senior theatre team within Trauma & Orthopaedics. Your duties will include team development and management and ensuring that a safe, proficient and efficient, and timely pathway for our patients is delivered. We are committed to your training and development and you will be joining a dedicated, flexible and friendly department.

You will work closely with fellow Team Leaders, Matron, Head of Perioperative Services & Clinicians in maintaining, improving and developing high standards of patient care.

You will be expected to be professionally accountable and responsible for the standards and delivery of care within the theatre specialities, working and acting as a role model for professional practice and leadership.

You will be required to maintain a professional profile and develop skills, knowledge and competencies adhering to the NMC/HCPC code of professional conduct and trust policies and procedures.

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:o Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.o National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.o We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application accurately reflects where you match them. For further information regarding the role please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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