University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is a dynamic and challenging environment, which provides acute healthcare for people in Plymouth, South West Devon and South East Cornwall, and has more than 6,500 staff working in its services.
The Trust became a teaching hospital with the opening of the Peninsula Medical School, a joint venture with the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter and We are the largest teaching hospital in the South West and have an active commitment to developing and supporting our staff.
The Trust is one of the largest acute healthcare providers in the country. Our services include Emergency and Acute Assessment units, General Medical and Surgical Services, Cancer Care, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Dentistry, Ear Nose and Throat, Neurosciences and Renal services. We offer a full range of general hospital services to around 450,000 people in Plymouth, North and East Cornwall and South and West Devon. These include emergency and major trauma services, maternity services, paediatrics and a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical sub-specialties.
We are a people business – where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure.
Band 6 Perioperative Clinical Educator Theatre Central
University Hospitals Plymouth is currently looking to recruit Perioperative Clinical Educators Band 6 working across all areas of perioperative practice – scrub, anaesthetics or recovery. The practitioner we are seeking to appoint must be highly motivated individual, passionate about perioperative practice and with the minimum of 2 years perioperative clinical experience. You will be part of a growing perioperative education team working to a forward thinking education strategy. You will facilitate and deliver classroom based learning, simulation programme and skills updates as well as hands on practice based clinical support. You will play a key role in promoting perioperative careers for registered and unregistered staff.Additionally, as part of the dedicated Perioperative Clinical Educator team you will maintain your clinical skills by working alongside the teams in practice, ensuring that the theatre teams are supported and that you remain current in perioperative practices.
We are a large acute NHS Trust in the Southwest of England, situated on the Devon and Cornwall border and providers of perioperative care for elective and emergency patients across the region. The hospital is a designated Trauma Centre and tertiary referral centre for Neurological and Cardiac patients. The Trust is a teaching hospital with close links to the Peninsula Medical School and the University of Plymouth.
Staff locating to this region will be able enjoy the benefits of a cosmopolitan city and outstanding areas of natural beauty such as Dartmoor National Park and the wonderful beaches of Devon and Cornwall. If you are a Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner, and would like to take on this exciting opportunity and work within an organisation committed to delivering excellence in care, we would like to hear from you.
If you would like further information please contact:
Head of Perioperative Education Katy Griffiths
Telephone number: [Click here to apply]
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