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Anaesthetic Practitioner/ODP

Barts Health NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum Inc
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a department of 9 theatres in 2 different sites with 2 more theatres planning to open soon within the hospital complex:

A standalone Centre of Excellence Orthopaedic Unit (BHOC) with 4 operating theatres and a recovery unit in Gateway Surgical Centre

Maternity Services and Main Theatres in the main hospital building with 5 operating theatres and a recovery unit have come together to provide day surgery cases, emergency procedures and specialist obstetric care.

We are seeking to recruit highly motivated enthusiastic Band 5 Anaesthetic Nurse/ ODP who is passionate about providing top-quality, first-class patient care as is expected from our Trust WeCare Values.

What we need from you is:

Registered Nurse with NMC pin / ODP with HCPC registration

Quality leadership

Great communication skills

Able to work as part of a team that strives to deliver the safest patient-centered care.

Be flexible and adaptable to ever-changing needs of the service

Main duties of the job

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, you will participate in planning, delivering and evaluating the highest standard and individualised peri-operative care to patients contributing to overall effectiveness of the service and enhancing well-being of patients.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse / ODP



  • Must have recognised Anaesthetic Training (Nurse/ODP)



  • Ability to work as a team member and being able to use own initiative
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to work in Anaesthetics with minimum supervision following achievement of set objectives within 3-6 months.
  • Planning, delivering, and evaluating care.
  • Ability to prioritise clinical need.



  • Good, clear, and concise communication
  • Caring and Approachable
  • Polite and Courteous
  • Calm when under pressure
  • Adaptable and committed to efficiency

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Newham University Hospital


E13 8SL

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