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Full-time Orthopaedic Team Leader

in Nottingham through Spire Healthcare

Orthopaedic Team Leader

Nottingham, England

Salary: £27500 – £48000 per annum
Full time, Monday – Saturday, no nights
Up to £48,000, depending on experience, plus enhancements

At Spire Healthcare, caring is our passion and our vision is to be recognised as a world class healthcare business. We’re committed to looking after people, both patients and colleagues.

We can help you reach your potential with fully funded management and LEAP courses, as well as the opportunity to complete your SFA, if you haven’t already.

Duties and responsibilities

As Orthopaedic Team Leader you will be overseeing a small team of around 6 people and will be support by both a Theatre Manager and a Deputy as well as a team of other Team Leads. Working as part of this friendly and supportive team you can expect to assist patients undergoing a variety of elective procedures.

You will be passionate about service improvement, and driven to succeed within your career by completing your SFA course, if you don’t already hold this. We encourage and reinforce your interest in development and progression and offer fully funded courses whilst being fully supported by your Theatre Manager, Deputy Manager and Senior Management Team.

  • Support the Theatre Manger to lead, teach, counsel and appraise staff to ensure development needs are identified and met. Implement personal development plans to Supervise and educate junior staff, RGN’s, ODP’s and carry out clinical supervision
  • Contribute to the overall advancement of the Operating Department to promote excellence in clinical care
  • Act as a role model, demonstrating high levels of clinical expertise, leading, managing and delivering excellence in clinical care
  • Prepare the operating theatre room for surgery in relation to instrumentation, equipment and supplies required for specific operative procedures, ensuring waste is kept to a minimum
  • Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for patients to ensure delivery of a high standard of care on every shift
  • Assess patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload
  • Develop care plans that are appropriate to the patient, taking into consideration the care pathway, perioperative risks and their wellbeing

Who we’re looking for

  • Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner
  • Experience of working in teams and with minimum supervision
  • Previous leadership experience would be an advantage, however we offer award winning training and CPD
  • HCPC or NMC registration
  • At least 2 years ortho scrub experience
  • You must be passionate and driven and be able to demonstrate your dynamic thinking
  • Completed SFA training would be an advantage, however willingness to undertake within first 3 years’ with Spire will be considered

Working Hours: Full Time, Monday – Saturday, no nights

Contract Type: Permanent


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

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • 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

Our Values

We are extremely proud of our heritage in private healthcare and of our values as an organisation:

  • Driving clinical excellence
  • Doing the right thing
  • Caring is our passion
  • Keeping it simple
  • Delivering on our promises
  • Succeeding and celebrating together

Our people are our difference; it’s their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Closing Date: 6 September 2023. If we have received sufficient applications, this date may be brought forward so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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


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