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Main Theatres - Scrub Practitioner posted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester
£24,214 - £30,112 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

A great opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and driven theatre practitioner to work as an integral part of the urology/cardiac and vascular scrub team at Manchester Royal Infirmary. To apply, you should be a registered nurse or ODP with valid registration who is interested in working within a theatre team.

The department is supported by an established Education and Development team who will guide and support you in your new role. We offer an excellent supernumerary orientation and induction programme for all our new starters, individually tailored to your current level of knowledge and experience

We are a leading integrated health, teaching, and research campus in the city centre of Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West, peforming and managing the simplest to the most complex surgical procedures. We are seeking a motivated and resilient person who appreciates the value of positive role modelling and who endorses the strategic aims, visions and values that the trust fosters. You will have a professional focus on service delivery and be able to demonstrate a commitment to high quality individualized patient care with a focus on the best possible outcomes and experience for our patients and carers alike.

You will be based primarily at the Manchester Royal Infirmary Theatres, but cross-site working may be necessary. As a key member of our committed and talented team and you'll need the ability to work flexibly to support the service level requirements and be able to adapt to changes in the NHS. It is also vital that you are a team player with a professional focus on the service delivery and demonstrate a commitment to high quality individualised patient care, also enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated with proven experience in the Operating Department.

We are able to support the right candidates with a flexible approach to work that encourages a healthy work life balance. However, we expect the emergency/trauma/orthopaedic scrub team to partake in nights, lates, weekends and on call so as to provide a 24 hour 7 days a week emergency service.

We recruit staff that are open, honest and focused on striving for excellence, having built an enviable international reputation on five unwavering principles for clinical excellence, research and development, teaching, learning and for treating patients with compassion, respect and dignity.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tracy O'Connor, Team Leader, Adult Theatres, Manchester Royal Infirmary on [Click here to apply] or ( Email address removed )

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on [Click here to apply]

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

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.

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