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Registered Nurse/ODP - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Calling all highly motivated Operating Department Practitioners and registered nurses!

Are you passionate about Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial specialties? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! This role will involve a combination of clinic and theatre-based work, providing a dynamic and varied environment.

Joining our team means being part of a supportive and friendly community where your skills and dedication are truly valued. This is an incredible opportunity to make a real difference while working alongside like-minded professionals.

If you're ready to take the next step in your career and be part of something truly special, we can't wait to welcome you aboard!

Main duties of the job

Your base will be in Oral Surgery, where you'll harness the majority of your skills and expertise.

As a pivotal member of our team, you'll operate within our Day Case Theatre. Your responsibilities will include covering scrub duties and GA recovery for dental lists under general anaesthesia, including paediatric cases.

Additionally, you'll be involved in adult Local Anaesthesia dental lists, skin lists, and laser lists. Your role will encompass scrubbing in and working in the recovery area for these procedures.

Furthermore, you'll contribute to various OMFS outpatient clinics, including Emergency clinics, Cancer Clinics, Botox, and other specialized clinics within the field.

To excel in this role, you'll need to exhibit unwavering commitment to maintaining high standards of clinical care, ensuring that every patient receives the best possible treatment and support.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will also work cohesively with the other specialities and will be expected to be proactive as part of the wider Head and Neck Team.

You will UpholdTrust Values and Behaviours at all times.

For more information regarding the role, please refer to the job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • NMC or HCPC registered


  • Anaesthetic Qualification



  • Demonstrate understanding of accountability and responsibility
  • Provide evidence of continuing professional development


  • Experience of Outpatient Clinics
  • Surgical background
  • Pre and post op care of surgical patients
  • Anaesthetic Practice

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities


  • You have excellent Communication Skills


  • Experience of PCH Admins systems
  • Experience of head and Neck Specialities underpinned by practical experience

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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