PACU / Recovery Practitioner – Spire Healthcare – Kingston upon Hull

Spire Healthcare

Job Description

PACU Recovery Practitioner | Theatres | Band 5/6 dependent on experience | Hull | Full Time

Spire Hull has an excellent opportunity for an experienced PACU Registered Nurse to join their friendly and talented theatre team.

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital is based in Anlaby, near Humber Bridge and the hospital provides care for patients across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. Our hospital offers a range of services and procedures including orthopaedic, general surgery, weight loss surgery, eye surgery and cosmetic surgery. Other services include, radiology – MRI and CT and physiotherapy. We believe it’s our people that really set us apart, we work with the very best medical professionals and our colleagues are an attentive and highly experienced team.

Duties and responsibilities

Working as part of this friendly and supportive team you can expect to assist patients undergoing a variety of elective procedures including ENT, neurological, orthopaedic, laparoscopic, ophthalmic, gynaecology and urology.

You will be required to provide exemplary planned care for patients requiring perioperative intervention supporting the management and organisation of care provision in the operating theatre, taking on the role of nurse/ODP in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit.

To assist the Theatre Sisters/Charge nurses to deliver effective patient care by providing appropriate clinical support.

You will be required to provide exemplary care in the recovery or post-operative phase of surgery

Work Patterns:

8am – 10pm (Shift Pattern)

Who we’re looking for:

Registered Nurse with PACU or Operating Department Practitioner with recovery experience

Experience of working in teams and with minimum supervision

HCPC or NMC registration

Will consider Newly Qualified Nurses with at least 6-12months experience


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options

‘Spire for you’ reward platform – discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers

Free Bupa wellness screening

Private medical insurance

Life assurance

Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

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