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Anaesthetic Practitioner

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We work together to create a positive team spirit, recognising achievements and celebrating success. Our busy Anaesthetic Theatres team are at the forefront of intra-operative cell salvage and blood conservation and also have innovative initiatives in place to support climate change.

As a key member of the multi-disciplinary theatre team you will participate in planning, delivering, evaluating and implementing the highest possible level of anaesthetic services, supporting the anaesthetist to deliver outstanding care to patients and contributing to the overall effectiveness of Theatres at Royal Cornwall Hospital.

There are full and part time opportunities available working various shift patterns including weekends, nights and bank holidays. Relocation packages are available.

We are very happy to talk informally during your application or would be happy to provide a tour of our unit.

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Main duties of the job

We work as part of a multi-disciplinary theatres team to deliver elective and non-elective procedures across a wide range of specialities including ENT, Maxillo Facial, Trauma & Orthopaedic, General, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. As well as furthering your clinical practice we offer many development and educational opportunities as well as our award-winning 'Being Brilliant' programme which develops and nurtures all staff as future leaders.

The post holder will be expected to develop skills and specialty based knowledge to support anaesthetic practice in a multi-specialty environment, which may involve procedures performed on both adult and paediatric patients under general, regionaland local anaesthetic.

About us

Cornwall is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the stunning coastline is at your fingertips. Come and work for the operating department at Royal Cornwall Hospital in one of the most beautiful places on earth.Why wouldn't you?

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Individual practitioners will be required to participate in a full rostered 24/7 rota, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and on-call to support out of hours service provision. The role may involve occasional working at both the West Cornwall Hospital and St Michaels Hospital sites.

You will need a recognised UK Anaesthetic Qualification to proceed to Shortlisting.

For full details, please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • UK recognised Anaesthetic qualification
  • HCPC / NMC registration


  • IOCS qualification
  • Mentor / coaching / supervisor-assessor qualification
  • Experience of using information technology platforms



  • Anaesthetic Paediatric experience - at least one year
  • Anaesthetic Adult experience - at least one year
  • obstetric experience


  • ICS experience
  • Coaching / mentor experience

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust



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