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Theatre Scrub Practitioner /ODP

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year Inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have vacancies for Band 5 Theatre Scrub Practitioner /ODP to join Theatre team.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated registered nurse to join our theatre team in CMH Theatres. We have nine modern operating theatres and fully equipped recovery Unit. We cover a range of specialities in acute and elective surgery. Specialities include Colorectal, General, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology surgery and Electives Orthopaedics

You will be an RGN / ODP with post registration experience in peri- operative nursing ( scrubbing and circulating) to join our theatre team).The applicant would be expected to work in all specialities with rotation base.

You should have good communication and interpersonal skills, be willing to learn and be prepared to utilise your skills in all peri-operative areas. A willingness to monitor the usage of equipment to ensure efficiency and cost-effective working is advantageous.

Post involves Early, late duty, Long Day and on call.

We have a traditional of excellence and our vision is simple, to provide a high-quality peri-operative care, and invest in you the people who deliver care. We are seeking enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team

For further information and informal visit please contact Matron Rose Amankwaah on 020 8963 8872 ) / Senior Theatre Sister 0208 453 2074

Main duties of the job

  • Participate in developing and consolidating a cohesive and supportive team within the peri-operative environment.
  • Ensure good communication verbally and via formal documentation and electronic sources with all members of the peri-operative nursing, multidisciplinary team, patients and families to ensure patients receive optimum care.
  • Maintain the patient's right to privacy and dignity at all times
  • Communicates with all colleagues in a courteous and sympathetic manner
  • Act as advocate for the patient and family.
  • Ensure carers/family and visitors are aware of policies, standards/guidelines relevant to the patients care or clinical area.
  • Work in partnership with the patient and family and other health care professionals in care/discharge planning.
  • Accept responsibility be aware and able to locate all policies relating to good working practice within the clinical area and able to adhere to both by self and
  • Recognize the legal implications of nursing documentation therefore maintaining accurate records.
  • Maintain accurate and legible records of patient care in line with Trust policies and NMC/HCPC Code of Conduct.
  • Adhere to the NMC /HCPC Code of Conduct and Trust policies pertaining to patient confidentiality/ the Data Protection Act/Caldicott Recommendations
  • To adhere to the trust swabs/instruments/ needles count policy and WHO surgical check list procedures

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

Theatre nursing


  • oR.N./ODP,oCurrent NMC registration,oCurrent HCPC registration


  • Knowledge and experience,oHave appropriate knowledge and skills to provide holistic care to patients in a perioperative and day care setting.
  • oAbility to learn peri-operative skills. oBasic insight into perio-operative practice

Theatre nursing


  • Skills, abilities and attributes


  • Competent to undertake a variety of roles within the ACAD and BECAD complex (to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate the specialised nursing care of adults being prepared for, undergoing and recovering from anaesthesia

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust



Action Lane


NW10 7NS

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