Staff Nurse / ODP - Theatres


Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£25,655 - £31,534 pa / pro rata


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

We have an exciting opportunity for applications from enthusiastic individuals to work within our busy theatre complex, we are looking for experienced theatre practitioners to work in a unique environment , a dynamic team that puts a big emphasis on well being and development, opportunities for progression within a newly formed NHS trust .

What can you give us ?

An upbeat attitude with a willingness to learn, grow and teach, experience within the operating theatres environment and flexibility.

Covering four suites within the Royal Bournemouth site of University Hospitals Dorset we have 17 operating theatres. We cover both elective and emergency surgery in the following specialities; gynaecology, orthopaedics, urology, vascular, colorectal, breast, endocrine and upper GI . At the forefront of technology we incorporate procedures carried out using a Da Vinci robot and aim to give all staff opportunities to train using this equipment.

We aim to take a holistic approach to staff welfare and work closely to balance the needs of our service with our colleague's human factors. In return we ask for flexibility and a positive attitude to work.

Please ensure you take the time to tell us in your supporting evidence why you would be right for this post in theatres

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview date: to be confirmed

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Ford  - Practice Eductor Email address Telephone number 0300 019 4183

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-RG-10248-A

Closing Date: 2022-04-07

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