Team Leader - Recovery Practitioner Band 6 - PRUH

Band 6

Main area
Theatres (All Specialities) & Anaesthetics
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£30,550 - £40,105 per annum Inc HCA
22/02/2018 23:59


Recovery- Princess Royal University Hospital, Bromley

Recovery Practitioner Day Surgery Theatres

The friendly recovery unit at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, are seeking a self-motivated, dynamic and assertive Recovery Practitioner capable of taking charge in the clinical area. As a Recovery Practitioner you should have the ability to make decisions in relation to post-operative patients.     The recovery unit consists of 6 bays catering for both Adult and Paediatric patients. We have 6 theatres covering elective surgery in a variety of specialities including general surgery, dental & plastics, Ophthalmic, urology, gynaecology, orthopaedics and ENT.

We also have two other elective theatre suites at Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup, part of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which care for elective ophthalmic and maxillo-facial patients of diverse origin and care needs.

You will be a flexible experienced Registered nurse/ Operating Department Practitioner (ODP), and be able to demonstrate a high standard of care in a professional and compassionate manner. You must have achieved your mentorship course and a recognised recovery course.  Anaesthetic experience or a critical care course background is desirable.  You will be able to use your mentorship course to support junior staff through both our in-house programmes, and University accredited courses. You should show management and leadership qualities, and have evidence of an interest and involvement in service improvement.

In return for your dedication and hard work, you will have the ability to advance your management and leadership skills. We will aim to offer you a high standard of training both in the clinical area through our practice development team and through our Kings Partners higher education institutions; King’s College, London.

King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.  As one of only five accredited AHCS in the country, King’s faces exciting challenges as it develops to bring together an unrivalled range and depth of clinical and research expertise to improve patient care.

This is a full time post and applicants may be required to do an internal rotation.

Please note, if you have applied within the last 6 months, you should not apply at this time.


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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

Patrick Taylor (PRUH DSU Clinical Coordinator)  or Veronica Figueiredo (Practice Development Operating Department Practitioner/PRUH DSU & QM’s)