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Theatre Scrub/Recovery/Anaesthetics

Band 5

Main area
Scrub practitioner/ Scrub nurse
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
University Hospital of Wales & Llandough
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
09/03/2021 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


The Peri Operative Directorate are recruiting both experienced and newly qualified Nurses /ODP’s . We welcome and encourage applications and enquiries from all newly registered Nurses in both General and Paediatric areas / ODP’s from throughout the U.K.  

As a member of the Theatre team you will be offered unrivalled training, professional support within a supportive team.  Our staff are so important so with support from day one, you’ll have everything you need to start impacting and  changing the lives of others, and your own

This is an exciting opportunity for any dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic registered nurse/ODP to join our team

We have vacancies in Anaesthetics, Recovery and Scrub.   Do you want an exciting and interesting job working with a team of like-minded individuals who are committed to delivering high quality, safe patient care? If you are ambitious, motivated, experienced and looking for a new challenge to enhance your personal and professional development, we want to hear from you.

The Theatres departments within the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board boast:

15 Operating Theatres in the Main Theatre Suite at the University Hospital of Wales, delivering services to all specialties including Neurosurgery,  12 Operating Theatres at University Hospital Llandough site, which includes 7 Orthopaedic Theatres, including Cardiothoracic . If you have experience in these specialties we would encourage you to apply.

We also have 5 dedicated state of the art Paediatric Operating Theatres in the Children's Hospital for Wales building, 8 Operating Theatres within our innovative and fast paced Short Stay Surgical Unit, and rare opportunity to gain specialist experience in the only Robotic Theatre in Wales.

You will be constantly supported by the Theatre Practice Education team, who will help with your continuous professional development both departmentally and up to and including Masters level study. You will get bespoke induction training, including a supernumerary rotation programme. You will be based at either the University Hospital of Wales or University Hospital Llandough and will rotate into any of our Theatre areas/sites, as service demands dictates.   As a member of the  Perioperative Care staff you will be required to work across sites as and when required.

No doubt you will already be aware that, as we are based in Cardiff, we operate in the thriving capital city of Wales, which is the fastest growing city outside of London. Cardiff offers fabulous shopping outlets, vibrant night-life and leading music and entertainment. It also offers the beautiful scenery of National Parks and coastlines, with plenty of outdoor experiences and activities.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post, English and/or Welsh speaker are equally welcome to apply. 

Closing Date: 09/03/21

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jon Barada
Job title
Theatre Manager
Email address
Telephone number
Jon Barada - MOBILE – 07552-530-641.
Additional information

 Jayne Thain, Theatre Manager

02921 845529