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Team Leader-Scrub Practitioner

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Band 6 Hours - Full Time

Employer: King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Denmark Hill

Department: Neurosurgery Theatre

Location: London

Salary: £31,562 to £41,630 pa inc HCAP

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated in Zone 2, South East London that provides comprehensive health care and emergency services for a diverse community. King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. King’s In-Patient Theatre Department consists of 20 operating theatres and enjoys the reputation of being a world leader in innovative surgical interventions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated person to lead an experienced theatre team in Neuro theatres.

We are seeking a qualified professional with excellent scrub skills (preferably with anaesthetic skills) and up to date knowledge in Neuro Surgery. You will have the motivation, vision and leadership qualities necessary to lead a successful theatre team. As a key member of the senior team, you will deliver high standards of perioperative care, and have the ability to support and develop theatre practitioners to facilitate excellent patient care in the operating theatres.

You must be a Registered Nurse or have an ODP qualification with a proven record within the Neuro Theatre surgical specialty.

We offer excellent educational opportunities from in-house study courses to post graduate education through Kings College London. We support flexible working to provide a service to the Trust.

For informal discussion please contact – Efua Hagan – Practice Development Operating Department Practitioner: phone  ( Phone number removed ) , via email: ( Email address removed )

Please apply online either through the King’s website or the NHS jobs website. Only applications online will be accepted. An application form, job description and King’s-specific information can be downloaded from either the King’s website or the NHS Jobs Website

Closing date for applications: 23rd October 2016

Interview Date: 8th November 2016


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

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