Location
Practice Plus Group Hospital Ilford
Specialism
Theatre
Advertising Salary
£44,000 per annum
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

If you are looking to join an energetic and vibrant organisation that truly makes a difference to people’s lives on a daily basis we would like to hear from you. We are looking for an experienced Surgical First Assistant to join our team. As part of our professional, friendly and compassionate team you will do everything you can to ensure the patient’s treatment is of the highest standard.
 
Why you will love working at PPG!
 
 
  • No evening/late night working
  • No on-call requirement
  • Flexibility of hours
  • 4-day working week
  • Friendly team and positive team culture
  • Study leave entitlement
  • Strong working relationship with NHS trust and collaboration within several specialties
  • Fast track service for staff who require surgery (minor procedures) or medical interventions OPD
  • Friends and family discount for those requiring self-funded surgery
 

Our focus at all times is on ensuring that our patients receive high quality treatment quickly, in clean and comfortable surroundings.
If you are a practitioner outside of the local area we would welcome your application and there is a very generous relocation package available to support you.

You will be working as part of a friendly, welcoming and expert multidisciplinary Theatre Team supported by our experienced Theatre Manager, Trevor. There is no night working, no Sunday’s, no bank holidays and there is no on-call! You can have more time to do the things you love doing. You will work 37.5 hours over 4 days.

About You

You will be a part 1 registered NMC Nurse or registered Operating Department Practitioner with a recognised university accredited surgical first assistant qualification. As well as being up to date with current research, key issues and developments in theatre practice you will have a sound knowledge of Health and Safety/Risk management within the operating department. 

It goes without saying privacy and confidentiality are key throughout the team and you will act as an advocate for the patient in the intra-operative phase and be responsible for “total patient” care in the perioperative phase.

About Us

When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be. 

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life. This position has no routine scheduled evenings beyond 17.00 or weekends and there is virtually no on-call commitment.

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact Patrice.Seyed-Hosseini@practiceplusgroup.com in our friendly resourcing team or call 07929 654165.  Patrice will also be happy to arrange an informal call with Trevor, our Theatre Manager should you wish to speak with him ahead of making a formal application.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

We are one of the UK largest independent sector healthcare providers and work in close partnership with the NHS to deliver more than 50 services throughout the UK. We provide high quality specialist care and excellent results for more than 50,000 patients each year.

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