Advanced Theatre Practitioner- Scrub

Band 6

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Band 6
Job ref
£26,565- £35,577pa
21/01/2018 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Job Title: Advanced Theatre Practitioner – Scrub
Employer: Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Department: Planned Care - Surgery
Location: ODGH
Salary: £26,565- £35,577
Job Type: Permanent
Staff Group: RGN/ODP
Pay Scheme: AfC
Pay Band: Band 6
Working Pattern: (Shift work - On-call//Weekends)

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible Advanced Theatre Practitioner’s with Surgical skills to join our busy, friendly Operating Theatres. The range of specialties include, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Urology, Gynae, Maternity, ENT and Spinal Injuries.

If you are keen to add to your existing theatre knowledge, and are committed to developing and enhancing the quality of care provided in the Operating Theatre environment, then this is the opportunity for you. The department provides a 24 hour emergency cover, therefore, there will be shift work, weekends, twilight shifts and on call commitment will be required.

Personal and professional growth is actively encouraged and a wide range of career development opportunities are available including professional development support and access to degree modules.

In return we will offer you the opportunity to broaden your existing knowledge of perioperative practice and develop your management skills in a supportive and friendly environment.

As part of our commitment to student ODP's and Nurses, the post holder will be expected to participate in the orientation, supervision and training of junior staff and students.

Please make sure that you read the job description and personal specification attached, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.


When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related references. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post.


You should possess:


-     NMC Registered Nurse Part 1

-     Registered ODP 


We can offer you,

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development.


Closing Date:            21st January 2018

Interview date:          1st February 2018

No smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Herdman – Clinical theatre Manager, Theatres SDGH
01704 704264

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4455