Operating Department Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
Division A - Theatres
Band 5
Full and Part Time hours
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division A
£23,023 to £29,608 p.a. pro rata
24/07/2018 23:59



***This post attracts an annual enhancement of £2000 (pro rata) on the attainment of an annual competency package. For substantive posts only***

Come Nurse with us….
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Full Time working hours will be 37.5 hours per week. Part Time working hours will be Monday – Friday 10:00 – 14:00.

We are seeking to appoint dynamic and dedicated operating department practitioners and anaesthetic nurses who have either a valid HCPC registration or current anaesthetic experience.

In addition to providing services for the local population, Addenbrookes is a centre of excellence for regional specialist services. These include organ transplantation, Neurosurgery; Cancer services, Paediatrics, reconstructive surgery; neonatal surgery; regional Major Trauma Centre, to name a few.

Whether you are looking for a new challenge after qualifying, or you are looking to develop your experience in a world-class teaching hospital, now is the time to apply.

We aim to develop you to your full potential and offer multifarious post-qualification development opportunities including Mentorship, ILS/PILS, ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills

You will need a valid HCPC registration or in the process of obtaining a HCPC registration.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

• Our values and reputation for outstanding care
• Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
• Career and development opportunities
• Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
• Research experience and opportunities
• £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
• Lovely location and quality of life
• Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Emma Northfield on 01223 274275

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038