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Maternity Theatre/Recovery Nurse/ODP

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Harrow Middlesex
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of high cost allowance
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
  • As a member of the maternity theatre team, you must be able to perform the tasks of theatre scrub and recovery nurse, supporting the surgeon and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To act as a team leader to identified group of staff, monitoring and documenting the development of their clinical skills.
  • Be able to scrub independently and contribute to smooth running of the theatres list and recover women in recovery area as Band 6.
  • To establish, lead and maintain high standard of pre/peri and postoperative care.
  • To undertake Obstetric recovery training within 3 months if you have no recovery experience (1 week refresher training only for those who have worked in this area).
  • Be responsible for the safe use of complex theatre equipment and ensuring that all equipment at work areas is ready for use.
  • Follow process of reporting if equipment is faulty or damaged. Responsible for reporting low stock and non-stock supplies that needs ordering and arranging servicing of said equipment both routine and urgent.
  • Be responsible for the own continuing specialist professional development.

Main duties of the job

  • Act as patient advocate in line with the NHS plan and to actively apply in depth
  • knowledge of holistic/ socio-economic and cultural aspects of the care to clients
  • within your specific speciality, acting as a role model and resource for patients,
  • relatives and staff.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care, actively seeking evidence
  • based practice which will support clinical outcomes as appropriate.
  • Ensure that midwifery and nursing documentation is maintained to the Trust
  • standard (including electronic records) and implement clinical audit of records to
  • measure and evaluate care planning.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Education and qualifications, Knowledge and experience, Skills, abilities, Attributes


  • oHigh Dependency course or equivalent

Interview result and work experience


  • Registered Nurse, ENB 176/183, or recognised academic qualification in peri-operative practice, ODP level 3,Teaching qualification
  • Knowledge and experience
  • Skills, abilities and attributes
  • Health Values


  • oHigh Dependency course or equivalent
  • IV drug certificate

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Northwick Park Maternity Delivery suite

Watford Road

Harrow Middlesex


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