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Theatre Practitioner - Cardiac Theatres Open Day posted by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
£24,214 - £30,112 / year

Job Description

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

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Trust Vision and Values are of great importance to us, our values are, Collaboration, Honesty, Accountability, being Innovative and Respect, in all aspects of our professional roles.

Our Trust Vision is ‘Building Healthier Lives’ for all of our patients, visitors and service users. In order to ensure this we are constantly investing and developing our staff to discover new methods of care delivery, that are in line with evidence based practice, current research and the best outcome for all patients.

Cardiac Theatres Open Day - 7th July

Come and have a look around our Cardiac theatres, meet the people that work here, discover the variety of roles. See the equipment and how it is used, and ask any questions that you have.

We currently have vacancies for qualified theatre Practitioners within our Cardiac theatres.

Would you like to expand your skills and knowledge? Do you have experience of working in demanding clinical areas like Cardiac, Livers, Abdominal, Thoracic or any other major surgical specialty?

Would you like to work in a world renowned hospital providing care to patients with complex medical needs?

There are three Cardiac theatres which perform complex surgeries as seen on the BBC programme,”Edge of Life”, often in collaboration with other surgical specialties, including Cardiac Catheter Lab.

We participate in heart and lung Organ transplantation and have dedicated retrieval teams. Once you have gained the necessary skills you will participate in these teams.

Our service is continuing to expand and we embrace new developments within the clinical area, such as Heart in the Box/ Organ care system and BCH, adult congenital heart lists every week.

Our Trust invests in developing our teams and all applicants must have a strong commitment in teaching. There are opportunities for you to develop and enhance your skills and develop new ones.

If you think this role is for you, complete an application form on NHS jobs, or contact Melanie Finney and express an interest to come to our open day.

At University Hospitals Birmingham we support flexible working and welcome applications from ODP’S and Nurses seeking flexible working opportunities and family friendly working hours.

For further information on these exciting opportunities please contact: Melanie Finney.

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To apply for the position please complete the application form on NHS Jobs online.

Interviews will be held on the day for those who have completed an application form prior to the day.

If you want to attend the open day but not complete an application please contact Melanie Finney to express your interest.

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc. will be given

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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