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Senior PACU (recovery) Practitioner (Theatres)

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Band 6 PACU Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (24/7)
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Stoke On Trent
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
27/06/2021 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

An Exciting opportunity has arisen for a substantive Band 6 PACU (recovery) Practitioner  .The Post holder requires 2 years' Post Registration experience with current recovery skills.

Main duties of the job

The vacancy is open to either an Operating Department Practitioner  or Registered Nurse .

We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic candidates with the ability to work well within a busy Acute environment  ,and who can deliver high quality patient care . The successful candidate will be expected to proactively and effectively coordinate  and manage the pacu areas in all areas.

The successful candidate will be expected to cover the 24 hour period with a range of shifts - Early, Late ,Long days ,Nights and on -calls .Staff will be required to work flexibly to cover the service requirements.  


Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.


We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached JD and PS for further details around duties and responsibilities  or contact 

Michelle Fell Band 7 sister

Sheila Cooper Band 7 coordinator

Person specification

Score of support information

Essential criteria
  • 1=poor 2=satisfactory 3= average 4= good 5= very good


Essential criteria
  • NMC Registraion /HPCA Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Minimum 2 years Post Registration
  • Communication & Literacy


Essential criteria
  • Minimum 2 Years Post Registration Experience
Desirable criteria
  • Degree level desirable
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Angela Johnson
Job title
Acting Band 7 PACU Sister
Email address
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Additional information

Michelle Fell Band 7 sister

Sheila Cooper Band 7 coordinator