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Band 6 Theatre Nurse - Scrub

Job Description

Based in Guildford, the Royal Surrey County Hospital (RSCH) is a leading general hospital with 507 beds and specialist centre for cancer services and treatment. The RSCH serves a population of 320,000 for emergency and general hospital services and 12 million people for cancer services. The hospital has an annual income of £330 million. We employ over 3500 staff.

Our mission is to deliver the best patient care - ANYWHERE

Every year the RSCH sees around 280,000 outpatients, admits 61,000 patients for treatment and 70,000 patients attend our A&E department. The Trust is also a centre of excellence and training for minimal access surgery.

Join us… We are one of the top 40 hospitals in the country and amongst top 100 Employers in the country

ADVERT ( Part Time 1875 hrs /week )

BAND 6 THEATRE PRACTITIONER - SCRUB- (Brachytherapy Theatre)

We are looking for dynamic, flexible and highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a team and are a seeking a new challenge. We require professional and committed team members capable of delivering high quality, patient-focused care within a busy progressive and varied department. The brachytherapy unit performing Gynae insertions, prostate seeds, Papillon, Gynae cylinders, HDR rectum and Oesophageal treatments.

As a Registered Nurse you should have theatre experience in a wide range of specialties; proven experience of leading a team and be prepared to support the department Your proven leadership and organisational skills along with your ability to prioritise and remain calm under pressure in a busy team environment will ensure you are able to demonstrate your excellent communication skills and drive to succeed. The Trust is committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression.

As well as this the Trust offers a wide range of staff benefits including support through occupational health services, a staff gym, a cycle to work scheme and a social club.

The Trust is based in Guildford the historic county town of Surrey and has a range of attractions and cosmopolitan Town Centre shopping. The town also has easy access to London and its main airports by road or train.

For further details or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Umesh Cheerassery, Surgical Matron. Exn 6940 , Bleep 71 0505

Email: ( Email address removed )

Vacancy to close 30th October 2016

If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links below to access the full job description and apply online.

In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.


Unfortunately we are not always able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

The Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Foundation Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people with disabilities. To demonstrate our commitment we use the Disability Symbol which is awarded by the Employment Service. As a symbol user, we guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the job they are applying for.

The trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. 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 and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English.

The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all safeguarding legislation and current standards.

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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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