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Theatre Practitioner

Band 5

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Theatre Practitioner
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Exeter, EX2 5DW
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
21/10/2018 23:59

The Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital has an international reputation for clinical excellence and innovation in Orthopaedics.

The theatre suite of five elective operating theatres regularly entertains clinical visitors from the UK and overseas. In addition, the theatres participate in a number of high profile international symposia every year.

The Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre operating theatres cover a range of orthopaedic specialities, including both primary and revision surgery and operates between Monday and Saturday. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic Theatre Practitioners for scrub and anaesthetic duties, who are committed to high standards of patient care and would like to join our team.

Applicants should be highly motivated and able to adopt a flexible approach to both change and service development to help provide the best quality care for our patients. Applications are invited from Registered Nurses with theatre scrub and/or anaesthetic experience and Registered or newly qualified ODPs wishing to work full time or part time. Full induction will be provided to all new starters and high importance is placed on your on-going professional development.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***    

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

Donna Moore 01392 403582

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need

Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.


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