Main duties of the job

Responsible for the quality of care delivered within the clinical area, empowering and enabling the peri-operative team.

Works collaboratively and co-operatively with members of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver Operating Theatre Services and provide expert advice and support for other healthcare professional and agencies.

Deputises for the Team Leader when required.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria

  • NMC Registered Nurse/HCPC Registered Operating Department Practitioner
  • Teaching & Assessing course or active on the mentor database
  • Post registration course relevant to peri-operative area
  • Specialist theoretical and practical knowledge relevant to area
  • knowledge of local policies/procedures and guidelines
  • knowledge of national strategies related to sphere of nursing/midwifery and current professional nursing issues
  • Desirable criteria

  • Degree in relevant clinical/professional subject
  • Management qualification
  • PALS/APLS knowledge of leadership and management theories
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Significant post registration experience
  • Extensive experience in Theatre
  • Management experience
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of undertaking research work/audit work and standard setting
  • Aptitude and Abilities

    Essential criteria

  • Evidence of good organisational skills
  • Advanced clinical skills/knowledge relevant to area of expertise
  • Evidence of people management and leadership skills alongside the ability to care with warmth and understanding
  • Evidence of critical analysis skills
  • Effective decision maker and problem solver
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate with patients, relatives and all members of the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Desirable criteria

  • Ability to adapt to and propose changes within working situation
  • IT skills e.g. e-mail, MS word, PAS, synapse, ICE
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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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.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    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.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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