Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) Preceptorship

spire healthcare
09 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers focused on people

Spire Southampton are looking to recruit ODP graduates to join the theatre department.

The opportunity to work with some of the best Consultants in the country, and some of the most cutting edge surgeries just after you graduate does not come around often. However we are recruiting for just that.

Our theatres are busy and cover a wide variety of surgeries, including the state of the art robotic theatre. You will be given the opportunity to participate across Scrub, Recovery and Anaesthetics to gain experience in all, along with internal and external training to further develop your career. Plus your first 2 years of HCPC membership will be paid for!

Spire Southampton provides a wide range of services including day care and inpatient and outpatient services. The main activity is elective (planned) surgery, and more complex procedures such as cardiac and spinal surgery are supported by the onsite critical care facilities.

The hospital works in partnership with local NHS acute hospital trusts, for example in recent provision of robotic surgery, and there is a large refurbished outpatient department along with extensive diagnostic imaging services


We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). All Spire Hospitals also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To be fully engaged and enthusiastic to learn and develop into an Operating Department Practitioner

Who we are looking for

  • BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner
  • Willingness to develop and establish yourself as an ODP

Who are we

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.

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