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Bank Operating Department Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
Resource Bank
Band 5
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Resource Bank
Various locations
£13.10 ph (Temporary Specialist Rate £20.80 ph)
09/04/2018 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.



Bank Operating Department Practitioner/Anaesthetic Nurse

If you are a registered Operating Dept Practitioner/Anaesthetic Nurse, excellent opportunities have arisen for you to join our resource bank to work within our fast pace theatre teams across our health board sites, supporting high standards of patient care within innovative surroundings.

The theatre directorate is responsible for running 33 operating theatres based on four acute sites. The Royal Gwent Hospital and St. Woolos Hospitals are in the city centre of Newport; Nevill Hall Hospital is in the rural town of Abergavenny and Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr is in Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly. Our larger sites perform a variety of surgical procedures in a wide variety of specialities such as:

• Orthopaedic Elective and Emergency

• General Surgery Elective and Emergency

• Paeds elective and emergency

• ENT elective

• Gynae Emergency

• CEPOD (24 hour cover)

• Obstetrics

• Urology

Skills can also be employed in other areas such as critical care, x-ray, our busy A&E and the transferring of critically ill patients.

We operate a 7 day service, including the requirement to work occasional weekends and support an on call rota. We are looking for skilled people that have a commitment to team working. Our ODP/ANs are encouraged to participate in training and development and are part of exciting courses such as ILS, simulations and CICO, to name just a few, which are encouraged as part of your induction.

Is this you?

• Family or other commitments prevent you working full time or to a set work pattern?

• Want to keep up your professional skills?

• Would like to gain experience in new areas?

Benefits of Working on the Bank:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pensionable
  • Weekly paid
  • Development and Experience across a number of areas
  • Additional Annual Leave
  • Work available in a variety of different and interesting locations
  • Free parking is also available across all hospital locations.
  • If you are newly qualified ODP and interested in joining the Resource bank, please complete the on-line application

Closing Date: 09 April 2018

Interview Date: 26 April 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact


For further details / informal visits contact:

Judith Willis

Senior Nurse - Theatres 01633 234207