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Anaesthetic Practitioner

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro-rota
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Relocation expenses may be considered upon appointment and will be subject to approval via UHNM's internal relocation policy.

Are you interested in becoming a band 5 Anaesthetic Practitioner and deliver first class quality and safe patient care?

Are you compassionate, reliable, motivated and ready for a challenge?

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Registered Nurses or Operating Department Practitioner to join our dynamic and friendly Anaesthetic teams, to provide safe and supportive care to patients, relatives and the surgical multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will join our highly specialised Cardio Thoracic Theatre team. The department performs a wide range of cutting edge Cardiac and Thoracic procedures.

Normal working hours are Monday to Saturday 07.30hrs to 21.0hrs with a commitment for on call emergency provision out of hours. As per business case will get implemented, there will be nights and weekend shifts too

The role will include knowledge and expertise in the operating theatre :- including documentation moving, handling and positioning patients, and ensuring infection control measures are adhered to.

We require anaesthetic staff dual role staff ideal , with a passion for cardio thoracic speciality.

You will gain a wide range of experience and can expand your skills and knowledge in this challenging and rewarding environment.we can offer you a structured preceptorship and induction programme for all new members of staff, plus access to on-going continuing professional education and development ,appraisal and clinical supervision.

As this role is part of a new business case, in the near future we will cover the 24/7 service by working on night shifts , weekends and bank holidays.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or for further details / informal visits contact:

Deepa Suresh Cardio Thoracic Theatre Manager

Deepa.Suresh@uhnm.nhs.uk01782 679029

Person Specification



  • NMC /HCPC registration
  • Qualification


  • Theatre Experience
  • Supporting Documents 1- poor, 2-average,3-good, 4-very good,5-excellent (5)



  • NMC /HCPC registration
  • Qualification


  • Theatre Experience
  • Supporting Documents 1- poor, 2-average,3-good, 4-very good,5-excellent (5)

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road



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