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Recovery Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners

Job Reference: 200-SJJD-1494032-RL

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Recovery - Theatres
£27,628 to £35,530 pa inc

We have 29 operating theatres across 5 sites in the Trust. Our staff work in small, friendly teams alongside experienced anaesthetists and surgeons and we are committed to keeping our focus on giving excellent care to our patients Join us and you’ll be part of a team caring for patients post operatively from cardiac, thoracic, bariatric surgery, robotic procedures, renal transplants, ENT/maxillo-facial surgery, neurosurgery and paediatric surgery. As one of only two hospitals in London with a helipad, we treat the most seriously ill patients from across the south east of England. We also operate 24/7 major trauma, neurosurgery, emergency (CEPOD) and obstetric theatres.

We want to employ both experienced staff and those who are interested in learning post anaesthetic skills. We will support your development every step of the way and make sure that you are armed with the skills you need to meet every challenge you will face by providing you with the highest standards of training on the job and via the Kingston University Faculty and our training department.

About your roles:
• You will be a Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner
• You will have excellent post anaesthetic recovery /ICU/anaesthetic skills
• We will consider those with surgical ward experience
• You will receive a comprehensive Trust induction and local orientation programme.
• You will have the scope to rotate to our different recovery areas to specialise

In order to apply:
• You will need to be an RN1/ODP.
• Have excellent communication skills.
• Enjoy working in a busy and dedicated team.
• Be passionate about providing excellent standards of care.
• Be committed to career development

For further details / informal visits contact:

Melanie Alvis on 020 8725 3707 or email


All applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into Trac, the applicant management/recruitment system used by St Georges NHS Foundation Trust. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. We will be unable to respond to any messages sent to the Trust via the NHS Jobs website. If you are successful in being offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained on site at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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