ENS Recruitment
17 Oct 2016
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
Ward nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 21909 - 28462 Per year
Closing date:
17 Nov 2016


These are exciting times as we look to recruit Operating Department Practitioners to work in our busy Operating Theatres. We have 14 theatres covering a wide range of surgical specialties including General Surgery, Breast and an expanding Vascular service, Urology, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Oral, ENT and some Plastic Surgery. In many of these areas we are utilising new technologies and are involved in future developments.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are patient focused and strive to deliver high quality and safe patient care. You should be committed to working effectively within multi-professional teams and have excellent communication skills .A desire to join a team to develop and implement innovative practice within the theatre complex is essential.

We are a friendly and welcoming unit and will support you in your new role. We provide a comprehensive induction package including the opportunity to work in all of the specialties supported by our practice development team and our senior Band 6 and 7staff. You will have the opportunity to attend simulation study days in the Trust's newly installed simulation suite.

Hours: the need to be flexible is essential. The shift patterns include late shifts, weekend and an on call commitment.

As a place to live, work and enjoy life, Southend on Sea has a lot to offer. The border touches sea, city and countryside with some of England’s prettiest villages and liveliest towns. It is also just under an hour from London making it an ideal base to explore the capital city. We also benefit from being close to Southend Airport which is developing all the time and regularly flies to many European cities.

Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:

Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme

Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.

Occupational Health and Wellbeing service

Competitive pension

An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

And as we are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we allow participation in a Gainshare Payment Scheme, have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards.

About ENS Recruitment

ENS Recruitment & Training Services are a leading health and social care recruiter and training provider with a comprehensive range of jobs across the private and public sectors. We are also a provider of individually tailored support packages to people requiring assistance to live independently.

Since our launch in 1991 our on-going commitment to both our clients and candidates alike has helped us become a trusted and respected name in the health and social care sector.

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