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Operating Department Practitioner - Bassetlaw Theatres

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Full and Part Time

We are currently seeking highly motivated and professional, nurses/operating department practitioners to join our established theatre teams within Bassetlaw Teaching Hospital.

Within Bassetlaw Hospital there are 5 busy theatres covering several clinical specialities, including orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, bariatric, ENT, ophthalmology obstetrics and gynaecology, delivering exceptional care for patients who enter theatres through the elective or emergency pathway.

Main duties of the job

As a Operating Department Practitioner you will be expected to work alongside and communicate with all members of the multidisciplinary team and actively contribute to assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care. You will work as a member of our theatre teams on circulating scrub and/or anaesthetic duties and opportunities will be provided to gain experience and further training in both these areas. You will be committed to providing a high standard of patient care, demonstrating motivation, enthusiasm and consideration of financial importance.

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunities o NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Previous experience in acute hospital environment
  • Previous experience during training in Theatres


  • Demonstrate evidence of research based practice
  • Demonstrate evidence of ward/department management under supervision



  • ODP with HCPC with current registration.
  • Up to date knowledge of professional issues
  • Computer literate


  • Evidence of attendance at relevant mandatory study days
  • Evidence of specialised qualifications/ competencies in relation to theatre practice

Interpersonal Skills


  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills with multi-disciplinary team/client/relatives
  • oDemonstrate caring manner with an understanding of Equality and Diversity in the workplace
  • Demonstrate self motivation and the ability to progress

Organisational Skills


  • Able to accommodate the demands of the post with flexible working as required and good attendance
  • Precise and methodical in working practice and able to work under own initiative


  • Provide evidence of supervision of students/nurses eg preceptorship, education, mentorship
  • Provide evidence of understanding of Clinical Governance/Risk Assessment

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Bassetlaw General Hospital

Kilton Hill


S81 0BD

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