Theatre Healthcare Assistant
West Midlands Hospital

Job reference: 006083

Location: West Midlands Hospital

Closing date: 31/01/2020

Salary: competetive

Employment type: Permanent - Full Time

Hours per week: 37.5

West Midlands Hospital is a leading private Hospital which offers the highest standards of clinical and personal care across a multitude of specialities for private patients, insured patients and patients referred through the NHS.  Set in pleasant grounds at Colman Hill which is conveniently located on the outskirts of Halesowen, only three miles from junction 3 of the M5 and 10 miles from Birmingham city centre. Our team of highly experienced consultants deliver a wide range of surgeries and treatments and some of our key specialties include Cosmetic , Hip and Knee , Spinal, Eye, Hernia, Foot and Ankle and Urology Services. We also have a dedicated Physiotherapy department which offers a comprehensive programme of treatments for patients and supports them with their rehabilitation process. 

The hospital provides fantastic facilities for patients including two state-of-the-art operating theatres, an endoscopy theatre and a full diagnostic service on site. Patients who require overnight stays following surgery can also benefit from private en-suite rooms on the hospital Ward.

It is to see a further development and increase in facilities this year which will include an additional theatre and designated ambulatory unit as a minimum.

Do you have an interest in healthcare?  Do you want to gain experience in a busy operating theatre environment?  Do you enjoy meeting people from all walks of life and have a passion to make them feel welcome and at ease?  If this sounds like something you would relish then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our committed Theatre team at West Midlands Hospital in Halesowen.

Our Theatre department is extremely busy, working with Consultants from a wide range of clinical disciplines.  You will have the opportunity to broaden your experience by assisting with a stimulating case mix which includes the following:

  • Orthopaedics
  • General surgery
  • ENT
  • Gynaecology
  • Urology
  • Cosmetic procedures
  • Ophthalmology
  • Gastroenterology

You will have

  • NVQ level 2 or prepared to train to this level
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A good standard of computer literacy
  • The ability to work within a team
  • The ability to time-manage
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to be flexible during periods of low activity and work extra hours where required
  • Ability to work shift patterns including days, weekends, bank holidays and on-calls

You will get:

Full-time (37.5 hours per week) hours

Variable to include mornings, middle shifts, evenings, weekends and on-calls

Access to apprenticeships to gain NVQ level’s 2/3/5 with potential for access to the ODP Apprenticeship when available.

Competitive Salary:   Dependant on qualifications and experience

You will be working for a global healthcare company committed to the provision of quality services to its patients and staff and receive a competitive salary plus benefits, including Life Assurance, contributory Healthcare Insurance, and Pension.

All applications must be made on-line by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button or via the Ramsay Health Care careers website:

Ramsay Health Care UK is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England, with a network of 37 sites providing a wide and comprehensive range of clinical specialties from orthopaedics and general surgery, to neurological rehabilitation, outpatient and diagnostic services. Ramsay UK is part of a global hospital group operating 116 hospitals and day surgery facilities across Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Indonesia.

Closing date:  31st January 2020

All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all 



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