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Anaesthetic Practitioner - POW - ODPs

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Operating department practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide Anaesthesia care/assistance and develop skills through rotation through Anaesthetic areas.

Work towards the highest standards of patient care in Anaesthesia to reflect the standards and values of the Local Health Board.

Support the Deputy Clinical Lead/ Clinical Lead to develop and implement policies and procedures.

Support the Deputy Clinical Lead/ Clinical Lead on duty in providing a safe, effective and efficient delivery of the service.

Support the development of students within the area.

Occasionally required to ensure an effective service in the absence of a Deputy Clinical Lead/ Clinical Lead.

Main duties of the job

Theatre Practitioner Anaesthetics

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 Anaesthetic Practitioner at Princess of Wales Hospital theatre department.

We seek enthusiastic individuals to work in Main Theatres covering a variety of specialities.

The role encompasses all shift types to meet departmental needs, requires individuals who are hard working, motivated and keen to further their development within a supportive culture

You will be expected to use clinical and evidenced based knowledge and skills to actively contribute to service development across the perioperative pathway, identifying opportunities and supporting individuals in the delivery of high quality patient care.

The Operating Theatres are a really exciting and interesting place to work. Emergency cover is 24/7 365 days a year with on-call provision.

We offer a range of Surgical specialties including -

Emergency/Trauma, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, General Surgery, ENT,Ophthalmic, Urology, Paediatrics.

With a great senior experienced team on board we are able to offer a supportive learning and development opportunity for all staff.

This is a big opportunity in a vibrant Health Board, who is committed to staff education and development with a Perioperative Educator available to teach on site and support is provided through mentors and a highly experienced team.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Good Standard of Application


  • Good Standard of Application

Experience or Knowledge


  • Theatre experience or knowledge

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Princess Of Wales Hospital

Coity Road


CF31 1RQ

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