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Anaesthetic Nurse / Operating Department Practitioner - Band 5

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

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Anaesthesia nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for Band 5 Anaesthetic Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to join our experienced teams in In-patient Theatres.

The Royal London Hospital is an internationally reputable Trauma Centre and Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS).

We have 26 state-of-the art elective and emergency theatres, covering a variety of specialties and complex procedures:

Hepto-billary, complex ENT, trauma & orthopaedics, reconstructive orthopaedics, neurosurgery, complex vascular surgery, intervention radiology, maxilla facial surgery, robotic procedures, renal transplants, plastic reconstructive surgery, neonatal surgery, shared airway ENT, ophthalmic surgery, along with providing paediatric expertise to the major trauma service in South East of England

We also cover outside areas in the hospital including endoscopy unit, radio-interventional suite, MRI/CT Scanner suites and our specialised staff work along the Trauma Team in Emergency Department's Resuscitation area. This offers an opportunity to work with renowned Specialist Trauma Surgeons and Anaesthetists.

We are also committed to providing ongoing professional and educational development as part of staff development and career progression.

Main duties of the job

You will be an enthusiastic and a motivated Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner, with a passion for Trauma Care and with a commitment to own professional development, ideally with an experience of working in a busy theatre environment

You will be committed to developing your professional competence and building your skills portfolio through experiential learning and education to maximise your career prospects.If you seek a challenge, you will be joining our team at an important time of change as we continue our initiatives to improve our patients' experience at Barts Health.

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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


  • Registered Nurse/ODP or student qualifying 2018



  • Previous Theatre/Acute Ward experience



  • Clear written communication

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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