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Perioperative Support Worker - Orthopaedic & Neuro Theatres

Band 2

Main area
Orthopaedic & Neuro Theatres
Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Castle Hill Hopsital
£20,270 - £21,318 Per annum
Salary period
Today at 23:59

Job overview

The post holder is responsible for supporting the registered peri-operative practitioner in the delivery of direct patient care procedures and transfer, assisting in the maintenance of patient comfort.

The post holder will  work flexibly along side team members to meet the needs of the service.

We are currently looking for perioperative support workers to work in our busy Orthopaedic & Neuro theatre department, based at Castle Hill Hospital. 

We are a hardworking, happy team who would love someone to join us. The Trust values of Care, Honesty and Accountability are at the forefront of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on the high standard of care we provide to patients.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Maintain health, safety and the control of infection in clinical work areas.
  • Receive, transfer and position patients for clinical procedures.
  • Assist the registered staff to prepare, monitor and maintain materials and equipment for clinical procedures.
  • Support and care for patients during clinical procedures.
  •  Assist the registered staff with treating patients during clinical emergencies.
  • Participation in 24 hour on-calls service, weekend and out of hours working is needed by all theatre staff, regardless of the department they are based in, to provide adequate emergency access to our most acutely ill patients.
  • To work in any of the theatre specialties including cross-site working according to service needs, although it is anticipated that staff do predominately work in the department they are employed by.

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 



Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Literacy Skills
Desirable criteria
  • Prior care experience
  • Prior hospital experience


Essential criteria
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Flexible Working
Desirable criteria
  • Computer/IT skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Hannah Evans
Job title
Charge Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
01482 622029