The Wellington Hospital
18 Oct 2016
City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Full time
Contract type:
£ 39174 - 45419 Per year
Closing date:
15 Nov 2016

About The Facility

The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 260 beds and 1000 employees. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Development Lead to join our Theaters team at The Wellington Hospital in St Johns Wood, London. Our Theatre service spans 3 buildings with 12 Theatre suits and 3 Cardiac Cath Labs. Our specialist theatre teams use the very latest surgical technology including the most advanced Da Vinci Robot and state of the art diagnostic imaging equipment. This is an opportunity for you to develop your training, learning and development skills and encourage junior staff to acquire operating theatre skills. If assessing and mentorship is your specialty this is your time to make a difference in this fantastic department.

Job Description

The Theatre Practice Development Lead will provide and facilitate appropriate training for all staff within the theatre environment. You will ensure good clinical practice and promote the well-being of all patients and theatre personnel. All key responsibilities assume a closing working relationship with the senior management team, the Theatre, Cath Lab & Cardiology teams and Consultant staff.

This is full time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week. The projected salary range is £39,174 - £45,419 per annum, dependent on experience plus a 6% shift enhancement and comprehensive benefits package on top.

Duties & Responsibilities

* To provide and facilitate appropriate training for the various levels of Theatre Staff and wider multidisciplinary teams.

* In conjunction with the senior management team evaluate the needs of the staff and plan a training programme to meet their individual and collective requirements.

* Support in the formation of training budgets, resource provision, and creation of practical environments for learning as well as develop orientation and in service training programmes for staff.

* Provide teaching and clinical support to clinicians and other theatre support staff, encouraging an effective learning environment and ultimately improving theatre practice.

Skills & Experience

* Registered Nurse and/or Operating Department Practitioner.

* Extensive theatre experience at a senior practitioner level.

* Experience in practice development and project management.

* Good understanding and development of the NVQ and Diploma Award Systems as well as Competency based assessments.

* The successful candidate will be a good mentor and motivator with strong communication, organisational and team building skills.

About The Wellington Hospital

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HCA Healthcare UK is one of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers. With six world-renowned hospitals in London and an expanding network of cutting-edge partnership facilities up and down the country, we’re a destination of choice for patients and healthcare professionals alike. Our achievements have been recognised by the LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2016, the HealthInvestor Awards and the International Medical Travel Journal Awards.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in nursing, look no further. At HCA UK you’ll take pride in working with top consultants and leading-edge technology to deliver exceptional acute and complex care. And through our relocation support programme, you’ll be able to do so at renowned facilities like The Portland Hospital and London Bridge Hospital. What’s more, whether you’re in oncology, PICU, paediatrics or neuro-rehab, you’ll get exceptional training at our Learning Academy.

As well as support from leading specialists and the latest technology, we also offer our employees a host of benefits that go above and beyond – from private healthcare and critical illness insurance, to staff discounts and paid study leave.

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