Orthopaedic Team Lead

  • By Spire Healthcare Plc
  • 38000 PA - 43000 PA
  • Southend on Sea
  • Permanent

Orthopaedic Team Lead | Operating Department Practitioner | Nurse | Orthopaedics | Scrub | Operating Department | Southend | Equivalent to Band 7 | Full Time

Spire Wellesley has an exciting opportunity for an Orthopaedic Team Lead RGN / ODP, to join our experienced and dynamic team. Working with a wide variety of specialisms you will be able to develop your clinical skills in a modern and supportive environment.

Spire Wellesley offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients from across Essex. We believe it’s our people that really set us apart, from the very best medical professionals, to our attentive and highly experienced support staff.

The Wellesley has 3 Theatres (2 laminar flow) and an endoscopy unit, a 33 bedded Surgical Ward covering a wide variety of specialties including Orthopaedics, Bariatrics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynae, Ophthalmology, Spinal, Urology and ENT. We have had a recent Theatre refurbishment to further upgrade our theatre environment and bringing cutting edge technology to our hospital.Duties and responsibilities

To provide exemplary planned care for patients requiring perioperative intervention supporting the management and organisation of care provision in the operating theatre, taking on the roles of a surgical first assistant and dual role.

To assist the perioperative managers to deliver effective patient care by providing appropriate clinical support assisting the theatre manager to effectively maximise theatre utilisation.

Who we are looking for

Ideally you will be a Registered Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner with Orthopaedic and Scrub experience, be used to leading and managing a team with minimum supervision. Competent across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through a practitioner qualification, Mentorship qualification is also required and Surgical First Assistant is desirable.


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays soon to be 35 from January 1st 2020
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform – discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Carly Dack on 07850725333 or carly.dack@spirehealthcare.com

For us, it’s more than just treating patients; it’s about looking after people.


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