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Staff Nurse / ODP - Recovery

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Did you become a Nurse /ODP to deliver care you feel proud of every day?

This is an excellent opportunity for a RGN/Operating Department Practitioner (diploma level) 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.

You will be working with surgical patients of all ages, including children, who require one to one holistic care from an unconscious anaesthetic state through to discharge to the ward.

You will be required to rotate through Theatre Recovery areas at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Bassetlaw District General and Montagu Hospital at Mexborough on a rotational days and night's basis.

Experience is desirable but not essential as a full comprehensive induction programme is available.

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, across designated sites. Caring for conscious and unconscious adults and children who are highly dependent over a 24-hour period (24 hours DRI Main Theatres Only). 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 to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

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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