Theatre practitioner/ODP

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro-rota
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job overview

Band 5 Anaesthetic practitionerJob type: Permanent (conditions apply)Working pattern: Full-time 150hrs per monthPay scheme: Agenda for changePay Band: Band 5Staff Group: Anaesthetic PractitionerSpecialty/Function: Theatres

Main duties of the job

Are you interested in becoming a band 5 Anaesthetic practitioner and deliver first class quality and safe patient care?
  • Are you compassionate, reliable, motivated and ready for a challenge?we are looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Registered Nurses or Operating Department Practitioner to join our dynamic and friendly Anaesthetic teams, to provide safe and supportive care to patients, relatives and the surgical multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will join our highly specialised cardio thoracic theatre team. The department performs a wide range of cutting edge Cardiac and Thoracic procedures.

Normal working hours are Monday to Saturday 07.30hrs to 21.0hrs with a commitment for on call emergency provision out of hours. As per business case will get implemented, there will be nights and weekend shifts too

The role will include knowledge and expertise in the operating theatre :- including documentation moving, handling and positioning patients, and ensuring infection control measures are adhered to.

We require anaesthetic staff dual role staff ideal , with a passion for cardio thoracic speciality.

You will gain a wide range of experience and can expand your skills and knowledge in this challenging and rewarding environment.we can offer you a structured preceptorship and induction programme for all new members of staff, plus access to on-going continuing professional education and development ,appraisal and clinical supervision.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us.We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working.You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or for further details / informal visits contact:

Deepa Suresh Cardio Thoracic Theatre Manager

Deepa.Suresh@uhnm.nhs.uk01782 679029

Person Specification



  • NMC /HCPC registration
  • Qualification


  • Theatre Experience
  • Supporting Documents 1- poor, 2-average,3-good, 4-very good,5-excellent (5)



  • NMC /HCPC registration
  • Qualification


  • Theatre Experience
  • Supporting Documents 1- poor, 2-average,3-good, 4-very good,5-excellent (5)

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke University Hospital

Newcastle Road



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