Job DescriptionWe are currently looking to recruit dynamic, enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Theatre Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to join our theatre and recovery teams. You must be a Registered Nurse or ODP. Applications are welcome from individuals who are approaching the end of their training. The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford has ten operating theatres, two of which are obstetrics that we cover 24/7 with ODPs and now in addition we are requiring scrub practitioners. We also cover a range of specialities, Trauma & Orthopaedics, ENT, MaxFax, Gynae, Paediatrics and Breast surgery. The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital comprises of 9 Operating Theatres covering a range of Major and Day case surgery including Colo-Rectal, Urology, Upper GI and Bariatric, Vascular, ENT, Max Fax, Orthopaedic Trauma and an Emergency CEPOD Theatre 24/7. You will be required to cover a range of shifts which may include Weekends, Early/Late Shifts, Long Days, Bank Holidays, On-Calls and Night Duties (Obstetric, Anaesthetic Practitioners only) You will also have an opportunity to be based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital or The Princess Royal Hospital and this will enable you to rotate between sites to gain further experience. You should demonstrate in your application a desire to develop your career within a Theatre setting and a strong commitment to teaching. As part of our vision to provide best in care we are looking for talented and passionate Practitioners who share our beliefs and who want to grow with our organisation. This is reflected in our selection processes which now include an Assessment (Drug calculations/Literacy and Numeracy) and a Values Based Interview (VBI). Together with our staff we have developed a set of Values which form a framework for a positive and supportive environment for our patients, visitors and staff. We believe that all candidates should be able to demonstrate and be equally committed in fulfilling these Values to be successful in their application. It's very important that we select the right nurses to come and work for us. The selection process for all nursing posts will include a Literacy, Drug Calculations and Numeracy Test. You will be invited to sit these assessments if you are successful in the shortlisting process. For further details / informal visits contact: For further details / informal visits contact: Tony Davies: Telephone: Ext 4515 E-mail: Louise Cowell: Telephone: Ext 4985 E-mail: By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR. If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant's qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in. We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible. In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce. Tthank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .
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