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Band 3 Theatre Support Assistant-Podiatric Surgery in Birmingham, UK – Visa Sponsorship Available


Work within our small but dynamic team. We have a diverse working environment as we work within a theatre and outpatient setting. Learn new skills and work with our amazing team.

Monday to Friday working hours


Job Title: Band 3 Theatre Support Assistant-Podiatric Surgery
Location: Birmingham, UK
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Main duties, tasks & skills required 

Theatre support worker – To set up theatre at the beginning of the list, ensuring correct equipment and sets are available. To open supplementary items using aseptic technique, theatre knowledge essential.

To complete specimen documentation and ensure these are collected by courier.

Assist with outpatient clinics – dressing clinics, pre-operative clinics.

Ordering of stock and non stock items, following training on IPROC.

To liaise with the surgical team and patients pre-operatively and post operatively. Good communication is essential

Documenting of notes when care is given to patients using electronic notes. IT skills essential.

All training will be provided.

Based at: Chelmsley Wood Primary Care Centre, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 5BU

About us 

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;
Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their ‘whole self’ to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

*Please Note*: For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person specification



  • NVQ Health and social care – Level 3

* GCSE A* – D in English and Maths

  • IT knowledge



  • Theatre experience
  • Be able to work as a team member
  • Understanding and committed to a caring approach to patients and relatives
  • Experience of time management skills and prioritising work
  • Ability to take and record patient observations

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.


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