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Anaesthetic Practitioner/ODP

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,466 to £39,521 a year Inclusive
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Theatre Practitioners are critical to the smooth running of each theatre. ODPs/anaesthetic practitioner will work closely with consultants and other health care professionals to provide a high quality care and safety for patients during their peri-operative phase of care. You will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm to help create individualised patient care that is compassionate and caring. Create an effective learning environment using varied caseloads, technology, and equipment and state-of-the-art facilities. And keep skills and knowledge up to date. This post will demand a commitment to providing flexible shift cover and out of hours working, i.e. on-call.

This post will have professional development opportunities, supported by our educator and access to online courses available via the Trust. We have a professional development pathway to support progression.

The successful candidate will be required to hold the appropriate qualifications to be a registered practitioner with the Health Professions Council (HCPC) OR as a Registered General Nurse (RGN) with Anaesthetic Qualification, or as an ODP. They will also demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development. Applications are welcomed from newly qualified practitioners.

Please note, applications will only be considered from registered ODP's or registered Nurses with an approved UK anaesthetic qualification.

Main duties of the job

Carry out planned care for a group of patients without direct supervision

Ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised patient care evidence-based

Assist and advise staff, both registered and unregistered, in the delivery of patient care

Maintain accurate clinical observations of the patient and act accordingly

Have responsibility for the correct administration and custody of medicines according to Trust policy

Monitor patients' progress, work towards safe and timely discharge plans and ensure barriers to discharge are identified and acted on appropriately.

Act as the patient's advocate

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location. As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Competency in medication
  • Skills required to undertake clinical activity related to speciality



  • Previous experience of speciality

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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