Operating Department Practitioner

  • £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Macclesfield, UK

Operating Department Practitioner
Anaesthetic & Recovery Practitioner



£35k – £42k depending on experience

Join our dynamic and supportive team as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) specializing in Anaesthetic & Recovery. In this role, you will play a crucial part in assisting patients undergoing various elective procedures across a range of specialties, including General, Thoracic, Spinal, Neurological, Orthopaedic, Laparoscopic, Ophthalmic, Gynaecology, and Urology.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare operating theatres and anaesthetic rooms for surgery, ensuring all necessary instrumentation, equipment, and supplies are in place while minimizing waste.
  • Complete patient records accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Run theatre lists independently, demonstrating competency and efficiency.
  • Assist in assessing patients’ health and well-being, delivering care tailored to their individual needs.
  • Actively contribute to quality improvement initiatives by collecting, organizing, and interpreting data, and implementing best practices.
  • Foster a safe and secure working environment, promoting infection control and leading knowledge-sharing within the team.


  • HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner or NMC registered Nurse with an Anaesthetic module.
  • Ideally possess ALS or ILS certification, or willingness to undergo relevant training.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills essential for maintaining high standards of patient care.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous annual leave allowance, including bank holidays.
  • Recognition programs such as Inspire People Awards.
  • Employer and employee contributory pension scheme with flexible retirement options.
  • Access to free Bupa wellness screenings.
  • Private medical insurance and life assurance coverage.
  • Free parking facilities.
  • Subsidized canteen.
  • Provision of uniforms/clogs.

Join our team and make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients while enjoying a supportive work environment and comprehensive benefits package. Apply now to become part of our dedicated team.

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    Hannah Macfarlane

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