Theatre Practitioner


Job Description

This Theatre Practitioner vacancy is for all UHB Trust Hospital sites, these include, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital.

The Trust’s Vision and Values are of great importance to us, we believe in demonstrating Collaboration, Honesty, Accountability, Innovation and Respect in all aspects of our professional roles.

Our Trust Vision is ‘Building Healthier Lives’ for all of our patients, visitors and service users. In order to ensure this we are constantly investing and developing our staff to discover new methods of care delivery, that are in line with evidence based practice, current research and the best outcome for all patients.

Are you looking for a challenging career in theatres?

If your answer is yes then UHB hospital trust is the place for you. We are a major trauma centre and a world renowned transplantation centre. Across our sites we can offer you a wide range of specialties which include: Thoracic, Cardiac, Livers, Neuro, Trauma & Orthopaedics, Upper and lower GI, Urology, Renal, Plastics, Burns, Hands, Maxillofacial, ENT, Obstetrics, Vascular, Paediatrics, Ophthalmic, Day case surgery, Interventional Radiology, Recovery & Emergency. These areas were featured in BBC 2’s television series, Surgeons: At the Edge of Life.

Our Trust has excellent development opportunities, with our large education centre, simulation suite, our close connections with local universities and e-learning packages. With our wide variety of theatres available across all sites, there is the future possibility to transfer between each site enabling you to experience a diverse career.

Here at UHB we pride ourselves with our diverse and dynamic theatre workforce. All new starters are supported in their work area by the theatres clinical education team as well as the theatres teams themselves. We allocate a supernumerary period followed by supervised practice to all successfully appointed staff. We will consider applications for those who do not have previous theatre experience.

All applicants must demonstrate within their application that they are self- motivated, enthusiastic, hard- working and a team spirited individual with good communication skills. This post is suited for those who wish to progress within in their career.

All applicants must participate in working a range of shifts including earlies, late’s, nights, weekends, long day’s bank holidays and on call. They must have either NMC or HCPC registration with the relevant Nursing or Operating Department Practitioner qualification.

At University Hospitals Birmingham we support flexible working and welcome applications from nurses seeking flexible working opportunities and family friendly working hours.

For further information on these exciting opportunities then please contact: Sarah Heffernan & Melanie Finney.

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