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Qualified Theatre Nurse or ODP posted by Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Full Time
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton
£24,214 - £30,112 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description

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 have also been rated as a GOOD hospital in our most recent CQC inspection and hope you will join us on our journey to becoming OUTSTANDING.

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.

Theatre Nurses/ODPs, Manfield Orthopaedic Theatres

Northampton General Hospital is proud to be the first NHS hospital in the UK to attain accreditation on the ANCC Pathway to Excellence, an internationally-recognised programme for nursing and midwifery standards.

The Pathway to Excellence is an American accreditation programme recognising hospitals with positive practice environments where nurses and care excel. This is measured with 6 practice standards essential to an ideal nursing practice environment.

Northampton General Hospital Trust is based in the central midlands in the M1 corridor with excellent road and rail links to London and Birmingham. There is a lively social scene with 2 theatres, cinemas, sports facilities, shopping complexes, museums and many bars and night clubs.

The hospital is a large district general hospital with busy ED, renal, vascular, cardiac, oncology and surgical departments, which serves the local community and numerous villages, also working closely with Kettering General Hospital and the Coventry trauma centre.

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic qualified people, either Nurses or ODPs, to join our dedicated team in the orthopaedic theatres as scrub /anaesthetic/recovery practitioners

You will be part of a close, experienced, and supportive multi-disciplinary team undertaking elective and emergency surgery and recovery in 4 purpose built theatres. We undertake a variety of upper and lower limb surgeries with specialist surgeons and surgical care practitioners, and provide a dedicated 7 day-a-week trauma theatre.

You will gain experience in, and work across, the different orthopaedic specialities while being able to focus on a particular area, as you will be allocated to a team. The working week is over 7 days and you will be part of an out-of-hours on-call rota when sufficiently experienced. Full time is preferable but part time hours will be considered.

Training will be provided in the theatres by a mentor and all other staff, and through a dedicated Practice Development Department who provide new starters with study days and competency packs to work through as well as personalised support. Opportunities for further training are many and varied, as staff development, both professionally and personally, is a cornerstone of the trust’s values.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please call to discuss the post or to arrange a visit to our department.

Manfield Theatres [Click here to apply] Ext 4790


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


To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

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.

For further information on nursing, apprenticeships, A&E or any other departments please visit our specific website or pages that are indicated on the right hand side of this advert.

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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