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Senior Anaesthetic Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Anaesthetic Nurse
Band 6
37.5 hrs p.w
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Whittington Hospital
£33,660 to £43,307 Inclusive HCAS pa
28/07/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.



The Whittington Hospital has been rated twentieth in the second annual Healthcare 100 awards, which recognises top employers in healthcare.

We pride ourselves in forward thinking and encouraging our staff to develop, by extending the role of the theatre practitioner.

If you are an experienced Anaesthetic Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner specialising in Anaesthetics, we are offering

ull time post (37.5 hours per week) Band 6 Anaesthetic Nurse / Operating Department Practitioner Anaesthetic position and one Part Time Band 6 position (22.5 hours per week)


We have 6 Main Theatres and 4 Day Treatment Centre Theatres specialising in Orthopaedics and Trauma, Bariatric, General, Colorectal, Breast  surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Ophthalmology. We also act as an essential member of the CRASH and Obstetric teams during and out of hours.

You will need to deliver a holistic care approach that is current, evidence based and effective. You must have a broad knowledge and skill base including communication and team working skills, in order that you contribute to the smooth running of the theatre department.

We are committed to ongoing professional development and opportunities for you to undertake a wide range of in-house and university based training programme.

For you to be a fit for this role, you must hold the appropriate qualifications to be a current registered practitioner (RGN/ODP) and demonstrate an appropriate qualification in anaesthetic nursing/ODP as well as evidence of continuing professional development.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Barbara O’Donnell

Team Leader Band 7, Main Theatres

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Landline 020 7288 5400