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Theatre Practitioner/ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Anaesthesia nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for an Theatre Practitioner/Operating Department Practitioner/Anaesthetic Nurse to our multi-disciplinary team who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place .Our service consists of 4 Main theatres, 2 Day surgery theatres, 1 Ophthalmology theatre and 1 Maternity theatre. We can provide experience in a number of surgical specialities including:* General Surgery* Breast Surgery* Colorectal Surgery* Gynaecology* Obstetrics* Trauma & Orthopaedics* Urology* Emergency Surgery* ENT* Max Fax* OphthalmologyWe would welcome applications from all experienced Theatre Practitioners/Anaesthetic Nurses/ODP's that believe they can support the leadership and development of our team whilst providing expertise and facilitating the delivery of evidenced-based practice.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will mainly be based with the Main theatres team, although flexibility across all theatres will be required, and will be rostered to work as part of the anaesthetic bleep/ Theatre Practitioner on-call rota.

This post offers many opportunities through on-going education and development that is supported by our own Practice Development Lead.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge to take this role within a multidisciplinary theatre team, and have the ability to work using your own initiative and are passionate about patient safety and quality of care we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information please contact:

Wendy Storey (Sister)

Sarah Insley ( Matron )

Bethanie William (Practice Development Lead)

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health, and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an on-site day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire the Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.The isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem of the south coast off England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The Island offers an amazing coast line with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award winning attractions.Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Attached you will find the person specific document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criterias are used by the hiring managers as guidance during short listing.

To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

Person Specification

Qualification and Knowledge


  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration or HCPC registration
  • ENB 998 Minimum of 2 years relevant post basic clinical experience
  • Evidence of relevant post basic study
  • Can demonstrate the key competencies of the Behavioural Framework


  • Completion of required IOW NHS TRUST mandatory training updates
  • Completion of work based competency modules

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust



Parkhurst Road


PO30 5TG

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