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ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse (Theatre Practitioner)

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
15 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Anaesthesia nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Theatres to recruit Band 5 ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse (Theatre Practitioner) to join our fantastic theatre teams. You will be a highly motivated, innovative, and progressive individual committed to the development of yourself, your team, and our changing services.

Interviews will take place on Saturday 11th November at our trust recruitment event.

You will be joining a pro-active, dynamic team of nurses and ODP's who offer the best standards of perioperative care. Every day is different - challenging but rewarding. We pride ourselves on team work, learning, and being forward thinking.

Please note, that due to ongoing service developments the post holder may be required cross site at our other Theatre Complex with the agreement of the Speciality Team Leader.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with the Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

Expectations to deliver a high standard of service with patient safety and quality are a priority. You should be able to demonstrate effective team working and work to the highest standards of evidence based practice.

We practice multi-skilling and are looking to recruit a dynamic Practitioner who wishes to develop their practice in either anaesthetic and/or surgical scrub support.

You will have a flexible attitude to work and be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

About us

All persons appointed to the post are required to hold registration with their appropriate professional regulatory body and to comply with their professional code of conduct. Evidence of on-going registration will be required. You are also required to have a recognised anaesthetic qualification.

NUH offers fantastic support to a diverse range of students and learners and therefore the successful applicant should either hold or be willing to work towards a level three mentorship qualification.

The successful applicant will require to work 37.5hr flexibly between Monday and Friday. There is a commitment to Bank Holiday and out of hours on-call cover.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To deliver high quality holistic care to patients

To facilitate efficient and effective care and communication between the team

To actively contribute to developing the professional practice of the Clinical Support Division

Person Specification

Communication Skills


  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills


  • Demonstrate Computer literacy & use of IT skills - e.g. e-mail, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Experience, Analytical and Judgement


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Theatre/Recovery role


  • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse, or project work



  • Current level one NMC registration or HCPC registration


  • Continuing professional development/ reflective profile

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Cross Site



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