Band 5 ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
21 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Anaesthesia nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder is responsible for the planning, delivery, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based peri-operative care to patients.The post holder will work with all members of the multi-disciplinary theatreteam and contribute to the safe effective running of the operatingdepartmentThe post holder will comply with the NMC or HCP Code of ProfessionalConduct and demonstrate knowledge and application of Departmental andTrust policies and proceduresInternal rotation to night duty, weekends and Bank Holidays as requiredWorking cross site as requiredPost holders may be required to work at any of the Royal Free London NHSFoundation Trust sites as required to meet the needs of the service

Main duties of the job

Are you a qualified ODP or Anaesthetic Nurse and would like to work in a dynamic and exhilarating environment?The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is in the position to offer you a fantastic development opportunity!The Operating Theatres at The Royal Free Hampstead site is a really exciting and interesting place to work currently. It has hugely developing services like organ transplantation both liver and kidney, vascular and plastic Hub for tertiary sites and other specialties. It is also an organization that is committed to delivering excellence in patient care and values its staff and patients. In order to maintain these standards we are looking to appoint passionate, enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 practitioners/anaesthetic nurses.This is a big opportunity in a vibrant Trust, who is committed to staff education and development with Practice Educators available to teach on site and support is provided through mentors and a highly experienced team.Opportunities also exist to work on our other sites where we perform a range of elective surgery (Chase Farm Hospital), emergency surgery (Barnet Hospital) and day surgery (Edgware Hospital).

We support flexible working.

If you have applied to multiple vacancies and have been offered a position, please refrain from applying to more vacancies as we can only process one offer for each applicant.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation andevaluation of patient care needs ensuring high standards of evidence basedcare and be able to demonstrate clinical expertise in anaesthetic practicewithin the operating department and labour theatres.

To undertake all anaesthetic procedures and provide all care in accordance with Trust and theatre policies and ensure that these procedures andpolicies are understood and adhered to by all staff.

To ensure accurate, legible and comprehensive nursing / theatre records, inall formats, are maintained using appropriate documentation and Surginet IT system in accordance with Trust and department policy and proceduresTo ensure communication with patients and significant others is established, ensuring empathy and reassurance regarding, assessment, care and treatment.

Support effective working relations with all members of the multi-disciplinary team promoting good communication and a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & Qualification


  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Evidence of continuous professional development



  • Significant experience in Scrub/Anaesthetics practice

Skills & aptitudes


  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Awareness of clinical issues within the theatre dept.
  • Able to work as part of a team within set boundaries
  • Able to prioritise workload

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

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital



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