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Recovery Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc.
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for newly qualified staff, qualified staff with limited theatre experience or existing theatre staff who want to expand their current practice to join our Recovery team.

The Recovery Theatres team has a state of the art recovery facilities, attached to the main theatres at the Royal London Hospital. We have twenty six Adult, Paediatric and Obstetrics theatres at the Royal London Hospital covering a diverse range of both elective and emergency work in a variety of specialties including major trauma, via the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS).

Main duties of the job

You will be an enthusiastic team player wishing to develop your skills in this important area. Whilst experience in this area is desirable we also welcome applications from newly qualified practitioners or those with experience elsewhere.

Peri-operative Medicine, is committed to building a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic team to help develop our services and achieve the Barts Health vision for the future.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please include a short description in your supporting information of why you would like a post in theatres if this is not included your application will not be considered.

Follow Team Peri-Op on Twitter @peri_team to find out more about us!

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 where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The aim of this post is to provide direct patient care and enhance the well-being of patients by developing specific clinical competencies and enhancing knowledge through a lifelong learning approach.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • NMC Registered RN1/RNA or RN8/RNC or HCPC Registered Operating Department Practitioner



  • Experience of scrub, anaesthetics, recovery, intensive care, high dependency or emergency department/A& E nursing



  • Technical skills associated with theatre/DSU

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1BB

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