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Clinical Team Leader - Anaesthetics Trauma

Band 6

Main area
Trauma Anaesthetics
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Poole Hospital
Poole, Dorset
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pr
Salary period
01/02/2021 23:59

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

Theatre Staff

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust 

Band 6 Vacancies: Clinical Team Leader – Anaesthetics Trauma

Operating Department Practitioners, Anaesthetic Nurses 

We are working to develop an expanded service for the Dorset community and wider areas. Poole  is a great place to live and work where patient care and staff welfare are our top priorities. We are located in Poole town centre near the coast and New Forest.  you will have the flexibility of working across both Poole and Bournemouth Hospitals.

At this exciting time, are you what we are looking for?

With the management team in place and focus on quality, transformation and service development, we are increasing our operating theatre suite and are looking for motiavted people, to join our expanding theatre department delivering a 24 hour service.

We offer great opportunities with an extensive educational program, to include the development of Surgical First Assistants (SFA), Assistant Theatre practitioners, nurse associates, leadership and management development to name but a few.

We pride ourselves on our friendly working environment and our desire to lead on Best Practice in the Operating Theatre setting. If you have the knowledge, skills, experience and drive that we are looking for to join our friendly and supportive team, then theatres is the place for you. 

Working with multi professional colleagues, you will have post qualification experience, working in an operating theatre setting across different specialities – with your core team being in the  Anaesthetics for Trauma. other areas within the theatre department are, gynaecology, Recovery, obstetrics, general surgery, anaesthetics and head and neck– and you will become a valued member of the team. We encourage duel or multi skilled practitioners, however full training will be given to facilitate development.  and there is a requirement that you ay be needed to cross site work. Your peers, Anaesthetists, surgeons and senior staff will support you to learn new skills and to expand your practice.

You will be :

  • Registered Operating Department Practitioner or Anaesthetic Nurse with the recognised qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 01/02/2021

Provisional interview date: week commencing: 15/02/2021





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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Jennifer Miller
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For further details or to arrange a visit please contact:

Jenny Miller, Clinical Team Manager