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Operating Department Practitioner/ Anaesthetic Nurse

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £48,054 per annum incl HCAA
Closing date
24 May 2024

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ARKLAY STEEL THEATRESOperating Department Practitioner/Anaesthetic Nurse

Band 5/6Maternity Cover Fixed Term - 37.5 hours per weekAn exciting opportunity has arisen within our service at the Hillingdon & Mount Vernon Hospital NHS Trust for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse to join our friendly dynamic hard-working theatre team.The Hillingdon Hospital & Mount Vernon NHS Trust is a busy district general situated near to London's Heathrow Airport. A diagnostic and treatment centre at Mount Vernon Hospital will provide day care and elective surgery for the Hillingdon area. This Treatment Centre will provide excellent learning and development opportunities for staff.The work is interesting and varied, the pace is fast but we can offer you a friendly and supportive environment with an excellent record of commitment to continuing professional development together with all the benefits of working for a Foundation Trust.Our theatre suite at the Hillingdon & Mount Vernon sites comprises of 13 theatres and 2 recovery units. The specialities include robotics, orthopaedics/ trauma, gynaecology, urology, general, colorectal, dental, pain, ophthalmic and general. This department has 24 hour theatre provision including obstetrics.A commitment to participate in shifts ,nights and weekends is essential.

Main duties of the job

1. To provide responsible and high quality patient care maintaining standards in accordance of agreed policies.

2. To provide skilled assistance as a member of the team in the operatingdepartment and any other area of the Trust as required.

3. To maintain standards in accordance of agree policies, to achieve andmaintain a quality service.

4. To participate in the training programmes of operating departmentpractitioners and act as a facilitator/mentor for pre-registration and postbased nursing student in Theatre.

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitals provide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please review the full job description attached for the main responsibilities of an Operating Department Practitioner/ Anaesthetic Nurse

Person Specification



  • Current RN/AHP registration with NMC/HCPC any other relevant post registration qualifications
  • Evidence of study at Degree level / relevant qualification in Anaesthetic Practice
  • Knowledge of Professional Codes of Conduct and their implications for practice.
  • Computer literate


  • Evidence of recent CPD
  • Mentorship Course
  • ILS
  • PILS



  • Clinically competent at Band 5.


  • Minimum of 2 years anaesthetic experience
  • Active participation in Teaching and mentoring



  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Managing resources and contributing to departmental budget
  • Able to support development of others


  • Knowledge of Cerner patient administration system



  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • Works well within a team
  • Ability to adapt to change within working situation

Employer details

Employer name

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Hillingdon Hospital

Pield Heath Road



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