Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner

Type: Temporary

Date Posted: 25-Mar-23

Closing Date: 24-Apr-23

Location: Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5AN

Salary: £25.07 to £34.88 per hour

Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner

Client Name: Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Band 5 Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner (UK experience required)

Rates: £25.07 – £34.88 per hour

Shifts: Flexible shifts


Access to Care4Carers – our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
Competitive pay rates
First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
Next-day payroll
Block bookings in your favourite locations
Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
Revalidation support

24/7/365 service – we’re available when you need us

Are you a dedicated and skilled Band 5 Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner with recent relevant UK experience? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team of healthcare staff

Working on a flexible shift-based rota, you will be responsible for providing constant monitoring and care for patients in seriously ill or unstable conditions. With access to state-of-the-art medical equipment, you will have the chance to provide the highest standards of care throughout your career.

Culture and inclusion
Happy staff makes for happy patients, and the Trust are committed to ensuring your happiness at work.

Development and opportunities
The Trust is highly regarded for its facilities, teaching and research. You will have access to a wide range of development and support packages ensuring you can fulfil your potential and access the tools required to provide outstanding care.

A business with a future
Your career as a Healthcare professional will take a giant step up when you join us

Skills focus
This role will provide you with the very best opportunities to develop and consolidate your acute care skills while prioritising patient care and upholding the NMC professional Code of Conduct and the NHS values.

Patient focus
Your clinical knowledge and experience will help you to support seriously ill patients and their families. Whether it is for emergency admissions, planned admissions or post-surgery, you will be an essential source of information and reassurance throughout what can be a stressful and uncertain time.

General key skills
In addition to your qualifications, as a Band 5 Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner, you will have:

patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
excellent attention to detail
a methodical approach to tasks
excellent timekeeping
the ability to work well under pressure
empathy and understanding
a flexible attitude
a desire to learn and improve
active listening skills
the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities
As a Band 5 Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner Nurse, you will:

carry out a full range of duties, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s condition
actively support emergency admissions, planned admissions and post-surgery patients and their families.
communicate clinical information using a variety of methods to ensure effective understanding.
safely identify, prepare, check and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list.
be responsible for adhering to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.


Be a registered nurse / ODP
6 months recent relevant UK experience within the last 3 years.
You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

Culture and inclusion
So, if you believe you have what it takes to be a part of an outstanding theatre team, apply today.

Please call the Registration Team on 01785 256434 or click the apply button.