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Recovery Nurse / ODP

Job Reference: J219-R0033614-

Nuffield Health
Brentwood Hospital

Operating Department Practitioner - Recovery

Nuffield Health is Britain’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organisation. Join us as a Theatre Nurse/ ODP in Anaesthetics & Recovery at our Brentwood Hospital and play your part in building a healthier nation.

Our Theatre department has 4 theatres which facilitate Major Ortho Hip/Knee spinal fusions, Major Gynae both laparoscopic and open, Urology including laser HOLEPs and cutting edge SPACEOAR procedures, ENT including surgical procedures with two Professors, Plastic surgery including a world renown DIEP surgeon, General Surgery, Opthalmics and Maxxilofacial.


You will be encouraged to develop with a number of resources we have available; you will have access to are extensive learning and development prospectus, be able to utilise our digital theatre which doubles up as a teaching tool with links to other hospitals, surgical first assist training (SFA) and opportunity to undertake Advanced life support training (ALS) . You are supported by a knowledgeable, friendly and hardworking team, who can boast recognition from the CQC with an outstanding review for Safety.


This is an exciting time to join the team at Brentwood Hospital with lots on the horizon for 2021.

The Role

With drive, passion and high standards, you might join us from the NHS or a private setting. Either way, you will discover unrivalled scope to work autonomously, making full use of your skills and knowledge and adding value.


As a Theatre Nurse/ ODP – Anaesthetic & Recovery you will;

  • Work closely with leading consultants and other like-minded professionals, who will respect and value what you bring to the close-knit multidisciplinary team.

  • Enjoy opportunities to work on a varied caseload using technology, equipment and facilities, which are all state-of-the-art.

  • Supervise, support and develop junior members of staff.

  • Deliver high quality care and experiences for patients, which is always clinically effective, evidence based and appropriate.

  • As part of the wider hospital team you will interact with colleagues on the ward because you understand that continuity in patient care is key.

The Person

To succeed as a Theatre Nurse/ ODP – Anaesthetic & Recovery you will have;

  • Qualifications and experience relevant to your registration, including NMC or HCPC.

  • Post-registration experience.

  • Excellent communication skills and will be a great team worker. You will also be flexible and motivated.

The Benefits

We want you to be the best you can be. We promise that we will support you with training opportunities, career development options and our unique health & wellbeing focused benefits package. This includes free gym membership, free private healthcare, pension scheme and generous annual leave. Not only this, but we also offer a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits.

Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation.

Salary - Up to £34,750 per annum (Dependant On Experience)
Location - Brentwood Hospital
Contract Type - Permanent
Weekly Hours - 37.5

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. We reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications. Therefore please apply early to ensure you are considered for the post.

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