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Day theatre Practitioner

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified or newly qualified nurse looking to take a new step in your nursing career?Our Nurses are real life health care heroes, and we are seeking compassionate people with experience of working in a hospital environment to join our integrated trust.As a fully integrated trust, we can offer a collaborative approach to your career with us, meaning if you so choose, there would be opportunities to rotate across all sites and directorates to ensure your skills and knowledge are as broad as they possibly can be. You are the greatest investment we can make.We value our RGNs highly, so development and training within this role will be offered and prioritised. There is an expectation that hours are worked flexibly over a rota basis which does include weekends.You will require good communication skills, a team work approach and be able provide a high standard of nursing care with the support of your team.This advert is open to registered or newly qualified nurses.

Main duties of the job

To provide and maintain a high standard of evidence based, patient centred care. To demonstrate good interpersonal skills and to develop practical skills required within the speciality, whist reflecting the philosophy of care.To deliver patient care on a daily basis, using the systems in place in the department for a multi-disciplinary approach to patient-centred care delivery, which builds on the philosophy of greater involvement of patients and their relatives/carers by using the Trusts patient and public involvement strategy.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan -- there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

Person Specification



  • Diploma or equivalent knowledge and working towards or willing to work towards degree levelAnaesthetic qualification (Role dependant)RGN/ODP



  • Previous Theatre ExperienceKnowledge of relevant surgical procedures, and experience of working within the specialityExperience of caring for the critically ill patient

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Yeovil District Hospital

Higher Kingston



BA21 4AT

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