Wrightington Hospital Recruitment Event - Thursday 19th May 2022

We are recruiting to a wide range of roles, and at our recruitment event, you will be able to find out everything you want to know about working at our hospital here at Wrightington, part of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WWL).

As an employer WWL are the joint number one Trust in Greater Manchester to be recommended as a place to work according to our latest National NHS Staff Survey results, and we are excited to welcome new members to our WWL family, as we continue our journey of providing outstanding care to our patients.

Do you want to work for the North West’s leading orthopaedic hospital with an internationally renowned reputation for excellence? At Wrightington Hospital, we are looking for highly motivated individuals who are passionate about delivering safe, high quality patient care, who want to learn and develop within orthopaedics.

Recruitment event details:

When? – Thursday 19th May 2022, 3.00pm-8.00pm

Where? - Conference Centre, Wrightington Hospital, Hall Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9EP

How? – You can register for this event in advance by [clicking here]. We will also accept walk-ins on the day.

If you are interested in joining us in these exciting times, we want to hear from you! There will be an opportunity to take part in interviews on the day for our nursing and ODP roles.  Please bring with you a photo identification and copy of your CV should you wish to be interviewed.

For all our other roles that you may be interested in you will be advised on the day the process to apply for those. 

If you are unable to join us but would like to apply for one of our roles you can make an enquiry by emailing us at wrightington.enquiries@wwl.nhs.uk letting us know what role(s) you are interested in.

We have a range of roles for Nursing and Allied Health Professionals as listed below:

  • Theatre roles
  • Scrub
  • Anaesthetic 
  • First Surgical Assistant 
  • Theatre Assistants 
  • ODPs
  • Outpatient and Ward roles:
  • Registered nurse
  • Nurse Associate
  • Clinical support worker 
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists 
  • Therapy Assistants
  • Diagnostic Radiographers 

We will offer you:

  • Continuing professional development and support of a Professional Practice Educator
  • Excellent training opportunities from experts in their field
  • Opportunities to broaden experience across the breadth of orthopaedic surgery and potential to become an integral part of highly specialised teams
  • Opportunity to be involved in a wide array of procedures from microsurgery to specialist trauma to complex revision joint replacements 
  • Advancing scope of practice opportunities
  • Opportunities to be involved in quality improvement work
  • Flexible & predictable working patterns and family friendly working opportunities 
  • An extra days’ leave on your Birthday 
  • Easy access car parking on site
  • A team around you that will support you and work with you to reach your goals. 
  • Fast track development scheme to accelerate from Band 5 to Band 6 

Further recruitment event details:

Car Parking: Free parking is available on the day and will be organised on arrival

Refreshments: Drinks and snacks will be available

There will also be a number of information booths and tours for you to explore.

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
Royal Albert
Edward Infirmary
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Leigh Infirmary
Thomas Linacre Centre
Thomas Linacre
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