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Job summary

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Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
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Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Wexham Park Hospital
£32,933 - £39,681 Per Annum incl HCAS
Salary period
16/05/2021 23:59

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Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Junior Theatre Sister/ Charge Nurse

Band 6

Job overview

We have exciting opportunities for band 6 Scrub practitioners at Frimley Park Hospital  within our Theatres Department, so if you are an experienced scrub Nurse or ODP, and are looking to develop and further your career then we would love to hear from you. The department is looking for an enthusiastic individual to work in the General Team Theatres  covering a variety of specialities namely, General Surgery, Urology Surgery, Obs and Gynae and Bronchs.


Main duties of the job

You will be expected to use your excellent clinical and evidenced based knowledge and skills to actively contribute to service development across the perioperative pathway, identifying opportunities and supporting individuals in the delivery of high quality patient care.


Working for our organisation

We offer the successful candidates full hospital induction and are committed to personal and professional development with the support of our dedicated practice development team. We encourage and support our staff to undertake post registration courses. 

Now really is the time to make Frimley Health  foundation Trust your place to be!


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To work according to the NMC Code of Conduct (2008)/ HCPC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics (2008)/HCPC Standards of Proficiency for ODP’s (2008). Trust policies and professional guidelines
  • To be responsible and accountable for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision for a defined group of patients
  • To lead and monitor the performance and standards of care within the theatre team
  • In conjunction with the Band 7 team leaders, facilitate the development of the service and personal development of all staff within the clinical area of responsibility
  • To deputise for the Band 7 team leaders in their absence, attending appropriate meetings, maintaining an organised and structured workforce
  • To lead the day to day operational requirements of the theatre team ensuring efficient use of theatre utilisation whilst maintaining a safe environment for patients and staff.


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Diploma (HE) Operating Department Practice (or NVQ equivalent)
Desirable criteria
  • Leadership Course
  • Nursing/ Perioperative degree or working towards a degree
  • Recognised post registration teaching certificate/ Diploma
  • Diploma (HE) Operating Department Practice (or NVQ equivalent)
  • Formal mentorship / assessment qualification e.g. completion of the Trust associate mentorship programme.
  • Supervision of Learning in the Clinical Environment (SLICE)
  • City & Guilds 730 FAETC ENB 998 or A1 or D32/33 or Cert of Ed.
  • Academically accredited post registration qualification in Theatre/Perioperative Practice or relevant experience.

Professional experience

Essential criteria
  • Own continuing professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant clinical experience in theatres.
  • Ability to practice within more than one role of peri-operative practice
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mary Mbiriri
Job title
General Team Teamleader
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Additional information

Team Leader  Mary Mbiriri

contact number for further information

01753 633183



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