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Surgical First Assistant vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet
Secondary Care
Shepton Mallet
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Variable Hours
Closing date:
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 23:59
£34,000.00 - £38,000.00 / Year

Job Summary

At Practice Plus Group, we strive to practice exceptional healthcare every day and we continually look for ways to improve things for our patients. If this sounds like an organisation you would like to work for then we would like to hear from you. We are looking for an experienced theatre practitioner to join our team. We welcome applications for full and part time work.

We can offer you excellent work-life balance, plenty of training and development opportunities and clear career paths, supported by robust governance structures and well regarded clinical leadership teams.

If you are a practitioner outside of the local area we would welcome your application and there is a very generous relocation package available to support you.

About the role

As a key member of the team, led by our welcoming and professional Theatre Manager, Heidi, you will be able to demonstrate an advanced level of clinical skill and will be expected to use your advanced practitioner skills to work alongside the Consultant Surgeons when required.

You will be an HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner or an NMC Registered Nurse with a nationally recognised and AfPP approved first assistant qualification, specialist theatre training and recent experience within the operating environment. Nationally recognised and AfPP approved suturing training would be advantageous but is not essential.

Working at Practice Plus Group

In turn we will support you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. We’ll help you be the best you can be. When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career.

Everything we do is focused on providing a high standard of safe and effective patient care. As a CQC Outstanding rated hospital we believe in developing and nurturing our people.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact in our friendly resourcing team, or call 07580 018971. Sonia will also be happy to arrange an informal call with Heidi, our Theatre Manager should you wish to speak with her ahead of making a formal application.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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