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Band 6 Recovery Nurse

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The Operating Theatres at The Royal Free London Trust - Chase Farm Hospital site is an exciting and interesting place to work.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive , experienced recovery nurse , ready and willing to step up in taking role of leadership and management staff and caring and managing patient in post anaesthetic unit care.

Our facilities combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.

The purpose of Recovery Room is to provide the optimal level of care for patients who had surgical intervention and immediately after anaesthetics.

The Recovery Room admits post-operative and post-general anaesthetic patients The department provides immediate post-operative and post-general anaesthetic services to various specialities Maxillo facial , ENT, General Surgery , Endoscopy and Orthopaedics.

We are an organisation that is committed to delivering excellence in patient care and values its staff and patients. These are exciting opportunities in a vibrant Trust, which is committed to staff education and development with Practice Educators available to teach on site and support is provided through mentors and a highly experienced team.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Evidence of relevant further professional development
  • Mentorship Course (e.g. ENB 998, D32 D33)



  • Minimum 3 years recent recovery experience essential
  • Able to provide care to postoperative patients from a wide range of specialities including paediatrics
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient cases

Skills and Aptitudes


  • Ability to demonstrate effective management, interpersonal, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work within multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of up to date nursing practice
  • Aware of developments within profession



  • Flexibility
  • Management skills - able to use own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Participate in internal rotation to night duty

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Chase Farm Hospital

127 The Ridgeway



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