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Lead Practitioner

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Permanent full time
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Derby Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
21/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Recovery Unit for an experienced and forward thinking Lead Theatre Practitioner. We are an extremely busy Recovery Room covering General, Gynaecology, Urology and Orthopaedic Theatre suites. The department provides first stage recovery to patients from Trauma & Orthopaedics, General surgery, gynaecology/obstetrics,Urology, Maxillofacial & ENT specialties The successful candidate’s responsibilities include the management and day to day operation of Recovery and to provide  strong clinical leadership.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as having proven leadership skills and the ability to multi task and deal with the unexpected. They will have an enthusiastic and flexible approach to enable the unit to meet the demands and challenges of this expanding and developing service. They will be expected to have a minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience and experience of working at Band 6 level.

If you are looking to influence and progress the way patient care is delivered in the Recovery this is your opportunity.

As a Trust we strive to provide excellent opportunities for our staff to develop their skills.

Closing Date: 21 May 2019
Interviews date:  4 June 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Jonathan Clarke on 01332 788377 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

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