An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Theatre Support Worker within the Theatre Department the William Harvey Hospital.

We firmly believe that developing our staff is key to success; we have a dynamic and progressive training and development ethos, providing excellent opportunities to enhance your knowledge and competencies, nurturing your personal and professional development by encouraging and supporting you to reach your full potential!

We are proud that our dedicated and passionate employees from across East Kent Hospitals are featured in the biggest NHS recruitment drive in its 70 year history!

Previous applicants need not apply

Under supervision provide assistance to the multidisciplinary team in the provision of a high standard of patient care within the Theatres, Day Surgery and other departments. To participate in Theatre and Day Surgery work, as directed by Senior Staff.

Pack and unpack the instrument trolleys and deliver sterile items to theatres and other departments within the hospital. Track instruments using scanning device onto the T- DOC operating system (this element is site specific)

To provide a patient transportation services within the Surgical Directorate, collecting and returning patients from and to other wards and departments.

After appropriate training you will assist the theatre staff in delivering direct patient care within the operating theatre by undertaking the role of the circulating practitioner during surgical procedures.

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people.

Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: ‘People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference’.

We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called ‘We care’. It’s about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We’re looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in 'supporting documents'.

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