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Anaesthetic Practitioner

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Operating Department Practitioners or Anaesthetic Nurses with Anaesthetic Qualifications - UHD theatres - primary base Poole Hospital
  • At this exciting time, are you what we are looking for?

Theatre Practitioners across all our service areas

Are you looking for a new challenge and career progression? Working with multi-professional colleagues, you will become part of an expanding and transforming service. We are looking for dedicated and dynamic staff to join our experienced teams to support in the safe delivery of care and engage with the trust transformation and strategic vision. With our focus on quality, safety, transformation and service development, we are increasing our operating theatre suite and are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic people, to join our expanding theatre department delivering a 24 hour service.You will join our extensive theatre team with multiple skills to enable you to gain further knowledge and advance your career.


Additional contact telephone number 0300 019 2405

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

Our services cover multiple specialities, Orthopaedics and Trauma, Head and Neck, Obstetrics, General, Gynae, Day surgery, Urology, Vascular, Paediatrics, Anaesthetics, Emergency and Recovery. We encourage duel or multi skilled practitioners, but you must be trained in anaesthetics practice and possess a current UK Registration.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

There is a possible planned move for this service during 2025 when this role and base of work will be cross site working Upon relocation of the role/service, excess mileage allowance / reimbursement will not apply, and any travel between the post holder's home and work base will be classified as a commute. Any other changes unrelated to this, will be handled in line with Trust/National terms and conditions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Current HCPC or NMC Registration, as an Operating Departmental Practitioner or on NursesSub- Part 1, Registered Nurse (Adult


  • Recognised Mentor Qualification



  • Specialist knowledge of medical and surgical conditions in relevant clinical areas underpinned by theory
  • Understands the theatre philosophy


  • Comprehensive applied Anatomy and Physiology for relevant clinical area

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to work as part of a team and project a positive image
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment.



  • Evidence of clinical team working and ability to work under own initiative
  • Experience of working in the theatre environment

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Poole Hospital

Longfleet Road


BH15 2JB

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