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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
CLINICAL PRACTICE EDUCATOR (Operating Theatres - Scrub) RN/ODP (Band 6)

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you have extensive proven experience in the operating theatre department in Scrub, with adults and children?

Do you have a passion for teaching and developing others to deliver excellent patient care?

Main duties of the job

The West Wing operating theatre department is looking for an experienced, passionate & dedicated Nurse/ODP to join the team as a Clinical Practice Educator(CPE) - Scrub. This role will complement our existing Education team with expertise in Scrub. The West Wing Operating Theatre Department (Oxford) is a 14-theatre unit where routine and emergency surgery take place. Specialties include,E.N.T., Ophthalmology, Plastics, Maxfacs surgery, Neurosurgery, Children - Orthopaedics & General.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic individual with a keen interest in education in the clinical environment. Excellent inter-personal skills are essential, with an exceptional track record in clinical practice, inter-professional working and the ability to teach and motivate others. A positive, flexible style and approach is necessary, and you must be an effective team player. As a Clinical Practice Educator your main role will be the education of staff and students in the clinical area. You are required to have excellent communication, influencing and leadership skills. You will be encouraged and supported to further develop using the educational and experiential learning opportunities available. We have a comprehensive approach to the development of all grades of staff within theatres, to facilitate career development and progression. Please note that these roles involve working shifts.

Person Specification

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  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Educated to degree level
  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Specific qualification in Scrub practice
  • Practice Assessor/Supervisor course or equivalent


  • PG Cert in practice education or equivalent



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Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


West Wing theatres

John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way,



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