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Anaesthetics/Scrub/Recovery ODP/Nurse

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxfordshire: Oxford and Banbury
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Anaesthesia nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Theatres Centralised Advertisement

Job Title: Anaesthetics/Scrub/Recovery ODP/Nurse

Are you committed to delivering the highest standards of perioperative care & safety?

Would you like to work for a Trust where you can be proud of the contribution you make to delivering compassionate excellence to your patients?

Obtaining a role in theatres at Oxford University Hospitals will enable you to continue your career or to enhance and learn new skills in a new environment.

You would work as part of a highly skilled team where you can gain a wealth of experience. Candidates interested in developing a career will have the opportunity to develop a range of relevant skills

Informal visits can also be arranged.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Interview Date: 1.08.24

For further details / informal visits contact:

We are particularly looking for:

Anaesthetic & Recovery Nurse/ODP - West Wing Theatres (Adults & Children)

Churchill TheatresRecovery Nurse/ODP - NOC theatres

Scrub Nurse/ODP for Churchill Theatres

Main duties of the job

Theatre posts are suitable for newly qualified and experienced practitioners. You would work as part of a highly skilled team where you can gain a wealth of experience. Candidates interested in developing a career in theatres will have the opportunity to develop a range of relevant skills as we have a dedicated education team in place with a comprehensive education strategy which underpins the development of all grades of staff within theatres, facilitating career development and progression.

In Theatres we provide a supportive learning environment which includes preceptorship, supernumerary status while achieving competencies with further support in the initial phase of working solo. We offer an in-house perioperative course, support with revalidation, leadership and career development. Experienced staff are encouraged and supported to further develop using the educational and experiential learning opportunities available depending on your chosen career path.

We have implemented shared governance which will provide an ideal opportunity for professional development and the chance to influence and deliver change in the departments. Further CPD is available including the PG Cert/Dip Advanced Perioperative Care. This course is accredited by the University of Northampton and delivered in the Trust.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the detailed job description and main responsibilities attached to this advert. This job description outlines the core requirements expected of a Senior Staff Nurse/Senior Operating Department Practitioner Band 5 and is aligned to the Trusts clinical nurse/ODP career ladder.

Person Specification

Education, training, qualifications and experience


  • Registered Nurse (Part 1. 8. 12 or 15 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register depending on area of practice), ODP HCPC registration or National Certification in area of Practice
  • UK recognised Degree in Nursing relevant to post or equivalent qualification for ODPs.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development through maintenance of an NMC/HCPC revalidation
  • Minimum of 2 years registered nurse/ODP experience
  • Evidence of achievement of an NMC approved Mentorship qualification.


  • Post-graduate qualification related to an area of practice

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


All OUH Sites

Headley Way

Oxfordshire: Oxford and Banbury


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