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Deputy Matron NOTSSCaN Theatres

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
There are 3 Operating Theatre Departments within NOTSSCaN division based at the John Radcliffe Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, with plans to build a fourth operating suite on the main JR site

The John Radcliffe Main Operating Theatre Department is a 6 theatre unit where routine and emergency surgery (general, gynae, spinal) takes place, predominately for adults. It is a tertiary referral center for vascular surgery and a major trauma center.

The West Wing Operating Theatre Department is a 14-theatre unit and provides elective and emergency care for adults and children. It is one of four highly specialized craniofacial centers in the UK, one of seven specialist units for cleft lip & palate surgery. It is a tertiary referral center for neurosurgery and the unit is recognized for ground-breaking work in ophthalmology surgery. Other specialties include ENT, Maxilla-Facial and children (General surgery & Orthopaedics).

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre is an 8 theatre unit providing care for adult patients. The NOC has a world-wide reputation for excellence in Orthopaedics. The hospital also undertakes specialist services such as the treatment of bone infection, bone tumours and limb reconstruction.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint and exceptional Deputy Matron (RN/ODP) who will be responsible for leading and managing West Wing Theatres.The successful candidate will be actively involved in supporting an experienced team of Theatre Practitioners, whilst working alongside and cross covering JR main theatres deputy matron

The Deputy Matron will provide effective, visible and accessible clinical leadership and operational management to this team. The role is ideal for a clinical leader aspiring to promote change and improvement within the Division. A commitment to the development of staff and services is essential, combine with personal drive, enthusiasm, creativity and resilience.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel

Job description

Job responsibilities

To act as a clinical expert, leading progressive clinical practice and contributing to the strategic and operational management of the theatre suite To be responsible for the recruitment, development, and management of theatre staff To ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of material and human resources within the agreed budget To provide support to the Matron and deputise as required. To be responsible and accountable for the implementation and evaluation of high-quality care for patients through evidence-based practice

Person Specification

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Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


NOTSSCaN Theatres, based at the WW/JR site

John Radcliffe Hospital L1 JR2 Main theatres Headley way



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