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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2021.

Recovery Practitioner

Job Reference: 265-2840682

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Northampton, Northampton
£24,907 - £30,615

At Northampton General Hospital we provide general acute services and hyper-acute stroke, vascular and renal services to people living in Northamptonshire. As well as this we are an accredited cancer centre and provide cancer services to a wider population of Northamptonshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

We are proud to be the first hospital in the UK to have obtained Pathway to Excellence® designated accreditation from the American nurses credentialing centre (ANCC).

We celebrate staff achievements and value the importance of working as one big team. That’s why we talk about TeamNGH. It’s all about working together to provide the best possible care for our patients and supporting each other to grow and develop our skills. We are driven to helping you to be the best you can be.

Apply today and join the largest family in Northamptonshire.

Full time position has arisen for a qualified nurse or ODP to work as a Post Anaesthetic Recovery Practitioner in our busy theatre department .

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic staff to join our Team.

We are really excited to be the first trust in the UK to have achieved Pathway to Excellence. It means that our focus is on you, quality and great decision making.Combine this with our GOOD rating and our founding partner status of the Cavell nurses trust as well as our DAISY awards for nurses, means you can feel challenged, supported and recognised. At NGH you can have the best possible career.

Recently rated as a GOOD hospital, we are starting to see the rewards of our hard work as we start our journey to OUTSTANDING.

We are supportive, both to our patients and staff. It’s in our DNA as Nurses and ODPs and now in our vision and values as a Trust. We want to deliver the best possible care. We are serious about engaging with our Nurses and ODPs and making your workplace better, after all we understand how tough working as a practitioner can be.

There is much for us to be excited about. Our employee survey has shown vast improvement over the last 3 years and that is something we are really proud of. We really welcome talented Nurses and ODPs who understand patient care to join #teamNGH and to progress your career to help us to continue to deliver the best possible care and help move our “pathway to excellence” and shared decision making programmes forward.

Some are good days and some could be better, but overall things are different here at Northampton General. With your help, we are working on something special… To make NGH somewhere that people look forward to coming to at the beginning of their shift and where they want to work. A place where people look forward to seeing their teammates each day and facing the challenges of the day, together, regardless of your band or role.

We also want you to feel valued, which is where the shared decision making of Pathway to Excellence comes in. We know as Practitioners , it is important to feel valued! Your insight is invaluable to what we are doing here, so we have created an open and safe environment to help us learn.

Finally, we want to ensure you get your breaks, we want to make sure you get your supervision and your CPD time as well as getting to work with a closely knit MDT, who are all working towards the same goals. We have a great development programme with our practice development team and excellent OSCE results for our international nurses.

So if you want to be a part of our dynamic recovery team please apply or get in touch if you have any questions regarding this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNikki StonebridgeJob titleRecovery ManagerEmail addressnicola.stonebridge@ngh.nhs.ukTelephone number01604545176Additional contact information

Nikki Stonebridge



To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


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In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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