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Theatre Team Lead - Surgery vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre
The Brooms
Emersons Green
South Gloucestershire
BS16 7FH
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Surgical Practitioner to join our multidisciplinary team at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre in Bristol as a Team Lead.

At Emersons Green we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Bristol has been named the best place to live in Britain in 2017 by the Sunday Times best places to live guide. In 2015 it was the European Green Capital and in 2017 Rough Guide included it in one of the top 10 cities to visit in the world. With two railway stations you can easily reach London, Swansea and Cardiff as well as taking advantage of services to Birmingham and the North East. You also benefit from being close to the M4 as well as Bristol Airport.

First opened in 2009, Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre was awarded ‘Good’ in its last CQC Inspection in July 2016. The site offers state of the art operating facilities with care provided by highly trained clinical professionals who are able to take advantage of some of the best training and development opportunities in healthcare.

Relocation packages available.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

As the Team Lead you will be responsible for the management and co-ordination of all aspects of clinical and non-clinical work within the surgical service.

This will mean taking responsibility for the day to day management, budgetary control and all aspects of staffing related to the theatre department and to support and deputise for the Theatre Manager.

While you will undertake managerial duties, you will also work as part of the clinical team to provide clinical leadership and will be responsible for managing elective and emergency situations and providing first line care as a clinical expert where necessary.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Extensive post graduation experience in the operating environment
• Recent experience at Senior Theatre Practitioner level
• Change management experience and knowledge of developing new ways of working
• Evidence of team leadership and supervision of junior staff


• NMC Registered Nurse level 1 or HCPC Registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)
• Post-registration specialist theatre course
• Relevant teaching /assessing certificate or equivalent
• Advanced Life Support (ALS) or willingness to work towards

Additional Information

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

At Emersons Green, we offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, and urology. In addition we also provide diagnostic services, using the latest X-ray and ultrasound technology.

For more information please call Sonia Sanghvi on 0118 952 1921 or visit

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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