Apprentice Theatre Practitioner

Recruiter
BMI HEALTHCARE LIMITED
Location
Chadwick Drive, Eaglestone West, MK6 5LR
Salary
£17,004.00 annually
Posted
25 Feb 2021
Closes
29 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC1000010629
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) are registered healthcare professionals specialising in caring for people of all ages before, during and after surgery, mainly in the theatre complex. ODPs have expertise in the management and maintenance of a patient safe environment within the operating department. In doing this they utilise highly specialist skills, equipment and materials to deliver a high standard of patient care.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be exposed to clinical practice where you will gain experience across a variety of specialist areas. 50% of the training is delivered within the practice environment where you will work alongside experienced clinical staff to gain maximum exposure to learning. The academic components are predominantly delivered remotely with some attendance at the university for practical sessions. Training is delivered via block delivery. You will achieve BSc (Hons) in Operating Department Practice.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of this apprenticeship leads to achievement of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards of Proficiency for Operating Department Practitioners (ODP). It also confers eligibility to apply for registration with HCPC as an ODP.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Healthcare Related (Grade Level 3) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants will be required to produce original certificates to confirm prior qualifications.

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