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ODP/Theatre Practitioner

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Theatre Practitioner within Head and Neck theatres, covering plastics, OMFS, ENT, paediatrics and emergencies, day unit surgery and Redcar Hospital.

If you are looking for a challenge and you wish to join a friendly multidisciplinary team then this post may be right for you.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse or ODP with a passion for working within the theatre scrub team or a novice with the drive to learn a complex and rewarding role.

If you have ambition and drive we will support you in achieving your goals.

The theatres provide an operating service to the following clinical specialities:

General Surgery Gynaecology Urology

Plastic Surgery Orthopaedics Maxillofacial

Neurosurgery ENT Obstetrics

IVF Paediatrics Emergency theatres

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience


  • Experience working within and acute or community setting
  • Commitment to evidence based practice



  • ODP or Nurse
  • Degree or Diploma
  • Current ODP or NMC registration

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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