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Theatre Practitioner Band 5


Main area
Recovery PACU
Permanent: Required to cover 24/7 essential to be available work nights and late shift until 9pm
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Compressed hours
37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
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Royal Stoke Hospital
Stoke on Trent
£24,907 - £30,615 PA
Salary period
25/06/2021 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 and rewarding opportunity has arisen for a full time practitioner in the Theatres Directorate as a Band 5 Recovery PACU Practitioner (Nurse/ODP) Candidates need to have an interest in working within a busy  environment covering a 24 hour ,seven day period  within the university Hospital of North Midlands. We cover a wide range of surgical specialities caring for post operative patients in both elective & emergency .
The successful candidate will provide  effective & high standards of patient care and contribute towards the smooth & effective running of theatres & the flow of patients through the area. They will be expected to rotate through the varying speciality areas within the department.

Previous experience is desirable  however newly qualified staff will be considered .

Main duties of the job

Please see attached JD & PS for further information or contact Recovery Co-ordinator Sheila Cooper - or Sister Michelle Fell- or  Tel 01782 675604

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 & PS for further information or contact Recovery Co-ordinator Sheila Cooper - or Sister Michelle Fell-  Tel 01782 675604

Caring for patients in the acute post operative phase.


Person specification


Essential criteria
Desirable criteria
  • Degree level


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience in Recovery or similar area ideal

Score of supporting information

Essential criteria
  • Supporting information score of 1 to 5
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sheila Cooper
Job title
Recovery Pacu coordinator
Email address
Telephone number
01782 675604
Additional information

 Sister Michelle Fell-  Tel 01782 675604