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Staff Nurse / ODP - Recovery MEOC

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for Band 5, Recovery Practitioner committed to delivering high quality care to join our elective orthopaedic service at Mexborough Elective Orthopaedic Centre.

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) working in partnership with Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BH) and The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) are opening a dedicated orthopaedic hub for the people of South Yorkshire, with health professionals undertaking hip and knee replacement inpatient procedures alongside foot and ankle, hand and wrist, and shoulder day case surgery.

The Montagu Elective Orthopaedic Centre (MEOC) facility will feature two state-of-the-art theatre units, two anaesthetic rooms and a recovery suite, in addition to 12 inpatient beds.

This is an excellent opportunity for a RGN/Operating Department Practitioner to join a friendly, dynamic and supportive team of Recovery Nurses and ODPs.

Whether looking for a change of direction or to broaden your skills and experience working within all areas of Anaesthetic Theatre Recovery, you will be supported to be the best Nurse/ODP you can be.

Main duties of the job

To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised holistic patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. Caring for conscious and unconscious adults. To mentor, support and supervise new and junior members of staff, acting as a role model for best practice and teamwork.

The post holder may be required to undertake the responsibility of the line Manager in his/her absence following the achievement of the required knowledge and skills. This will be obtained through the knowledge and skills framework and through the 'Personal/Professional Development Appraisal'system).

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full role details.

If you are inspired by the opportunity to positively contribute to our exciting future by being part of our amazing team, please apply today. For further information and an informal discussion about the role please contact Caroline Ault

Person Specification



  • RGN with current registration and/or Diploma in Operating Department Practice
  • Up-to-date knowledge of professional issues


  • Demonstrate professional development postregistration/qualification Scope Roles



  • Recent work experience during training/post qualifying in area



  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills with multi-disciplinary team/client/relatives
  • Demonstrate a caring manner with an understanding disposition
  • Precise and methodical in working practice and able to work under own initiative
  • Able to accommodate the demands of the post with flexible working as required and good attendance


  • Provide evidence of supervision of students/nurses
  • Embraces responsibility for identifying sound and effective solutions to a variety of different problems
  • Ability and willingness to undertake further education in recovery/critical care skills

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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