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Band 6 Theatre Anaesthetic Practitioner

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 Per annum Inclusive
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Anaesthetic practitioner with a recognised post graduate anaesthetic nursing qualification or ODP qualification to join our dynamic anaesthetic team at Queens Hospital BHRUT. You must have extensive anaesthetic experience in various specialties in the perioperative field to become the successful candidate.

We have 16 operating theatres with various specialities including Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT, Trauma, Gynaecology, Maxillo Facial, Pain and Obstetrics and work across two sites Queens Hospital and King Georges Hospital. You will be committed to clinical excellence, with effective communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. You should have a flexible approach to working hours.

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

Main duties of the job

To provide integrated clinical leadership to a team of Anaesthetic Practitioners nurses within the department in order to care for patients in the Operating Theatre environment to the highest possible standard and to develop practice with support from the Anaesthetic Team Leader.

To assume responsibility for the operational management of staff and resources in the absence of the Team Leader, taking a lead in a specific aspect of operational management in the Theatre setting.

To act as a role model and create an environment that promotes excellence in Theatre practice and empowers staff to develop high levels of clinical skills and autonomy.

The role will principally be involved with participating in anaesthetic duties in the operating theatre.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Adeyemi Kaka, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5162. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse with the anaesthetic course or Operating Department Practitioner on the HCPC register
  • Practice supervisor/ Practice assessor


  • Management or leadership qualification/certificate
  • Degree in Professional Practice or working towards

Skills/ Abilities


  • Essential knowledge of your own speciality and current Theatre issues

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


QH Theatres

Queens' Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, RM7 0AG



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