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Staff Nurse/ODP - Podiatric Surgery

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata, pa
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Podiatric Surgery and its friendly, hardworking nursing team as a Staff Nurse or ODP.

If you are an enthusiastic, caring, motivated and a dynamic team player who can deliver a high standard of care then we would like to hear from you.

Experience within a theatre setting would support this role. However, training will be available to support the development of further skills. A flexible approach is essential to support patient care needs in a range of clinical specialties at all stages of their journey through the service

Main duties of the job

The Podiatric Surgery Department is based at our Belmont site on the outskirts of the city, and delivers both an outpatient and theatre service.

The successful candidate will be a Nurse Registrant (NMC), or ODP. with proven current experience in the acute hospital setting.

The role encompasses support of patients during their outpatient and theatre experience, involving outpatient clinic support, management of nurse led clinics including pre-operative patient assessment, surgical scrub and circulating skills and surgical pre and post- operative patient care. As such, the role is varied, providing opportunity to develop, maintain and enhance clinical skills in both an outpatient setting and the theatre environment, whilst working alongside a range of multi-disciplinary teams.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • RGN level 1 (Nursing Applicant)
  • Registered ODP and current registration (ODP Applicant)


  • Teaching in Clinical Setting

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Evidence of continual development/ professional portfolio
  • Good communication skills including I.T
  • Willingness to acquire theatre skills
  • Time Management



  • Shares evidence based practice with colleagues to enhance service and standards


  • Previous experience in outpatient clinics
  • Previous experience in pre-operative assessment
  • Competence across a range of either surgical, anaesthetic or post-anaesthesia skills

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Podiatric Surgery




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