Theatre Practitioners - ODPs & Anaesthetics

Wye Valley NHS Trust
09 Oct 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Wye Valley NHS Trust is a provider of health care across Herefordshire bringing together acute and community services.

We run The County Hospital in Hereford along with community hospitals in Ross-on-Wye, Leominster and Bromyard, delivering a standard of care we would want for ourselves, our families and friends.

The key principles of Wye Valley NHS Trust are to provide the right care in the right place at the right time... every time.


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Our vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve and our values are important in our everyday work: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence

Let's face it; passing a tube in Hereford is no different to passing a tube in any other hospital in the country. So why bother coming to work with us?

Here are a few reasons why:

We are a quality driven workplace that takes pride in incentivising improvements for both patients and staff. Our multidisciplinary team receive personalised support from the Perioperative Development Team, providing bespoke training programmes and development days for Theatre staff. Examples of Theatre Practitioners who have progressed to work in a variety of roles include:
  • Divisional Manager (ODP)
  • Resuscitation Lead (ODP)
  • Surgical First Assistant (RGN)
  • Anaesthetic Associate Trainee (ODP)

This operating department has created an environment in which you are supported to be an excellent anaesthetic practitioner. You will be encouraged to learn and develop your skills in order to deliver best patient care.

Specific anaesthetic development streams include:
  • Competency programme in providing anaesthetic assistance in remote areas.
  • Opportunities to gain knowledge and skills in global anaesthesia.
  • Funded places to attend national scientific meetings.

So, if you: Are close to completion of a recognised anaesthetic qualification, or an ODP requiring a return to practice programme, or an experienced Theatre Practitioner wanting to undertake an anaesthetic module, or even an experienced anaesthetic practitioner who just wants to work in a friendly, progressive department, apply today.

Add to all this; a £1000 incentive payment, great location, affordable housing and a fully comprehensive programme of social activities and you'll soon see why passing a tube here will be the best place you've ever done so.

All correspondence relating to this vacancy including INVITATIONS TO INTERVIEW WILL BE BY EMAIL ONLY. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. If you have not received an email within 4 weeks of the closing date then assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please ensure when completing your application form that your references cover the last 3 years and that they are provided by appropriate referees for example not work colleagues but from someone in a position of authority where you have previously worked.

Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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