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Band 6 Deputy Team Leader - Anaesthetics

Job Description

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

Are you an Experienced ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse and would like to work in a dynamic and exhilarating environment?

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is in the position to offer you a fantastic development opportunity!

The Operating Theatres at The Royal Free Hampstead site is an exciting and interesting place to work. It has rapidly developing services like organ transplantation both liver and kidney, vascular and plastic Hub for tertiary sites and other specialties including paediatrics. It is also an organization that is committed to delivering excellence in patient care and values its staff and patients.

With the recent enlargement of our Trust we currently have band 6 vacancies within our anaesthetic Teams. With an excellent senior experienced team on board we are able to offer a supportive learning and development opportunity for all staff. Appropriate experience is essential for Band 6 applicants but we are happy to appoint people who are looking to expand their knowledge and skills within our different specialties.

Our facilities combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery. Royal Free Hampstead site has 21 operating theatres performing emergency and elective procedures for both adults and children, specialties include Hepatobiliary, Vascular, Plastics, Orthopaedics, Breast, ENT, Renal / Urology, Ophthalmic, Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Colorectal. The site is also the Vascular Hub for North Central London, a Regional Hand Trauma Center and a Transplant Center for Liver and Renal Transplantation.

This is a big opportunity in a vibrant Trust, which is committed to staff education and development with Practice Educators available to teach on site and support is provided through mentors and a highly experienced team.

We would like to hear from you and happy for informal visits and telephone conversations.

For further details / informal visits contact:
( Email address removed ), Head of Nursing, Surgery & Associated Services
( Email address removed ), Anaesthetic Team Leader, Theatres


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