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Qualified Theatre Anaesthetic / Recovery Practitioner

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
At Neath Port Talbot theatres we are looking for enthusiastic, committed Registered Anaesthetic / Recovery Nurses / ODPs to join our dynamic and forward-thinking team to support us to develop our Theatres, enabling Neath Port Talbot to become the Centre of Excellence for Regional Orthopaedic Surgery.

Neath Port Talbot Theatres has recently undergone redevelopment with the addition of three state of the art modular Theatres. We now have eight Theatres delivering elective operating lists Monday to Friday.

Our Health Board values are at the heart of everything we do, these include Caring for each other working together and Always improving.

If you desire an excellent career with training opportunities, whilst living on the doorstep of an area of outstanding natural beauty, with the benefits of a thriving cosmopolitan city, then please apply!

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability. As and when service demands, staff are required to work across all three hospital sites, within Swansea Bay University Health Board.

We are committed to developing your professional competence, and building your skills through learning and education to maximise your career prospects. We have supported educational programmes with the University of Wales, Swansea to support your continuing professional development.

Theatre documentation is recorded electronically, so IT skills are essential.

This post will involve caring for patients within the theatre department, who will undergo a range of surgical procedures from various specialities, and you will be expected to manage patients care throughout the perioperative stage.

You will be part of a driven team engaged in the challenges of an ever changing environment, and be expected to become an efficient and effective team member.

This is a physically and mentally demanding role, and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to thrive within a dynamic, fast paced service that puts patient care at the heart of what we do.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Evidence of Registration with NMC/HPC
  • accredited anaesthetic qualification



  • previous anaesthetic experience


  • Anaesthetic/recovery experience post qualification

Skills & Abilities


  • Able to work in a team
  • good interpersonal skills
  • participate in teaching


  • Computer Skills

Personal attributes


  • Flexible approach to the needs of the service
  • Good command of english with attention to detail


  • The ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX

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