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ODP/RN for Anaesthetics

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting! We're proud to be putting people at the heart of our Theatres services and so we are now looking for talented and innovative Anaesthetic Practitioners, either experienced or new to the profession, to join us in modernising and developing our department.

We are a forward-thinking team committed to building a positive working culture where training and professional development is pivotal to our success. We are passionate about embracing new ideas and modern ways of working in a clinical environment where all views are heard and valued. All we ask is that you bring lots of fresh ideas, a proactive nature, and a keenness to create change. So, if you feel excited by the above or would like to explore this opportunity further, please do get in touch.

Please note this is an opportunity for an anaesthetic practitioner with current HCPC or NMC registration.

Main duties of the job

As a key member of the multi-disciplinary theatre team, you will participate in planning, delivering, evaluating and implementing the highest possible level of anaesthetic services, supporting the Anaesthetist to deliver outstanding care to patients and contributing to the overall effectiveness of Theatres at Salisbury Foundation Trust.

The post holder will be expected to develop skills and specialty-based knowledge to support anaesthetic practice in a multi-specialty environment, which may involve procedures performed on both adult and paediatric patients under general, regional and local anaesthetic.

Individual practitioners will be required to participate in a full rostered 24/7 rota, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to support service provision.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification which is attached.

Person Specification

Education qualificantions and Training


  • On the HCPC/NMC register
  • Anaesthetics training ODP/Anaesthetics module nursing



  • Good understanding of theatre practice


  • 6 months theatre experience
  • Experience of having worked within a number of anaesthetic specialities.

Knowledge & Skills


  • Ability to plan and care for a group of patients in an acute environment.
  • Committed to patient centred care
  • Ability to participate in patient movement and positioning


  • ILS and PILS
  • Specialist skills i.e. Laser, IOCS

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital



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