Apprentice Operating Department Practitioner

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Lincoln County Hospital
Pathway Clinical
Closing Date 6th Aug 2019
Salary £24,214 - £30,112

Job Type Apprenticeship

Working Pattern 37.5 hours per week

We are excited to be offering the brand-new BSC (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner Apprentice course.

The Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) Apprenticeship is a new and innovative route to acquire the knowledge, skills and behaviours across different areas of perioperative care.

The ODP degree apprentice programme can be accessed from a range of health care settings and is an ideal opportunity to undertake work based experiential and reflective learning whilst being employed. Throughout your 3-year degree you will study alongside other student ODP’s on their BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner programme. You will work and be assessed in a variety of specialist areas such as general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, ear, nose and throat, obstetric surgery, anaesthetic and post-anaesthetic care (recovery).

You will be expected to travel between the Trust sites to gain experience in a variety of specialisms.

At the end of the programme you will be required to apply for HCPC Registration in order to practice as an Operating Department Practitioner.

Please note during the 3 year course you will be paid at a percentage of a band 5 rate.

If you are interested in this role please get in touch and state your preferred base:

For further details / informal visits contact:


Sharon Moore, Theatre Service Manager on (01522) 573352 or

Sarah Deane, Team Leader for Anaesthetics on (01522) 573352 or

Lesley Bavin, Clinical Educator for Lincoln Theatres on (01522) 573352 or


Cathy Thuis Harris, Theatre Pathway Manager on (01205) 446617 or

Jason Green, Theatre Service Manager on (01205) 445396 or

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