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Theatre Porter

Band 2

Main area
Critical Support Services Division
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
392-RNOH1096
Site
Stanmore
Town
Stanmore
Salary
£21,374 - £22,742 per annum inc
Closing
22/10/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) is a national centre of excellence with an international reputation for diagnosis, assessment and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. The Theatre complex at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital consists of 10 Theatres and a Plaster Theatre.

An opportunity has now arisen within the Operating Department to join the existing theatre team. We currently have vacancies for Band 2 Theatre Porter to join our existing theatre team. The post holder will be an enthusiastic motivated person with good communication skills. Previous experience is desirable but all applications will be considered.

Theatre Porters are an essential part of the theatre team, your role within the department will entail supporting the team.

Your role will also require safe transfer of patients, both too and within the theatre complex and other areas within the hospital. You will participate in the cleaning and re stocking of the department, and assisting with moving of stock and equipment. This role also requires an approachable manner, and the understanding of the rights and privacy and dignity of patients.

The department is committed to the appraisal process.

Please note this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. The minimum age for this post is 18 years.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Theatre Coordinator Mark Ashwell on 0208 909 5470.