CTC Theatre Practitioner - ODP Anaesthetics

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Are you an ODP/Band 5 theatre practitioner looking to develop your skills into the cardiothoracic specialty?

Do you have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and wish to work in a demanding, yet dynamic department?

We have an exciting opportunity for a nurse/ODP to join our multi-disciplinary theatre team at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. This role requires an enthusiastic, committed and diligent person who is keen to move into a specialist department, able to work within a dynamic team and will strive to maintain the high standard of care offered to our patients. There will be an on call commitment required as part of the post to cover out of hours working. There will also be an opportunity to develop further skills in scrub and recovery.

NMC or HCPC registration is essential. Please demonstrate your suitability for this role in the Further Comment Section of the application form, as this will be a highly sought after position.


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Main duties of the job

In your role you will be required to work as a competent member of the Cardiothoracic Theatre team, performing a wide range of duties in the anaesthetic/scrub/recovery areas.

You will be responsible for assessing care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, developing and maintaining good unit management and organisational skills and assist with the provision of an environment conducive to the education of staff.

Your duties will also to include the cleaning, maintenance and safe handling of equipment

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Are you a positive individual with a strong work ethic wishing to work in a demanding, yet dynamic department, then we want to hear from you?

Please see the attached JD for further details of this exciting role.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrate interest in cardiothoracics



  • NMC /HCPC Registration or pending


  • Holds anaesthetics course qualification

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 (Opens in a new tab) .

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 (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust




SS16 5NL

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