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Operating Department Practitioner

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We seek energetic, motivated Nurses/Operating Department Practitioners within Anaesthetics. Newly qualified/ or waiting registration is also accepted.

Candidates should be ambitious individuals who can help drive our department into the future. If you are forward-thinking, motivated to progress, and have an eye for performance and delivery, then we are looking for you.

Newly qualified ODP'S and experienced applicants will receive full support from our Anaesthetic and new starter team across a varied range of specialities on offer within Theatres at the Royal United Hospital Bath.

You will be working with multi-professional colleagues in a busy 16-theatre department. You will be flexible and have experience working in an operating theatre setting across a number of specialities within anaesthetics.

We are unable to accept candidates without relevant and current HCPC / NMC PIN numbers being provided in your application.

Main duties of the job

Benefits and opportunities
  • A range of rotational learning opportunities and courses
  • Full or part time hours
  • Enhanced unsocial working rates across nights and weekends
  • Competitive bank rates for additional work
  • A weekend waiting list initiative at Double time
  • Employees will have the ability to work across our sister site SULIS - a unique modern hospital with its own learning opportunities
  • Future opportunities to work within a team of highly skilled clinicians to develop and enhance your skills in the operating theatre using state of the art robotic surgery
  • A unique new starter program, to ensure your transition into our department is a smooth one, guiding you through a training package to suit your needs, along with mentors and line managers for added support and security.
  • Opportunities to maintain and learn new skills across scrub, anesthetics, and recovery are all on offer to those wishing to do so.

If this sounds like something that may suit you currently and are an enthusiastic and motivated individual, looking to join a department where you matter then please apply today!

About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • State Registered with the HCPC


  • Post-registration training preferably in speciality area

Knowledge and Experience


  • Displays the ability to work as part of a team
  • Understanding of equality & diversity and how to apply it to self and others
  • Demonstrates effective communication


  • Experience of leading teams

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Royal United Hospitals

Combe Park



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