Operating Department Practitioner - Student Opportunity
Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Job reference: 051962

Location: Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Job closing date: 21/05/2021

Job posted date: 27/04/2021

Salary: Various

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: Various

Department: Theatres

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Golden Jubilee

***Please note we anticipate a high level of interest in this post and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Please, therefore, complete and submit your application at an early stage.***

NHS Golden Jubilee are one of a number of NHS Boards hosting this fantastic training opportunity to undertake the Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) programme, delivered in partnership with the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). 

We are looking for motivated individuals who are keen to progress to become registered professionals within the operating theatre environment. On successful completion of the course, NHS Golden Jubilee will assist you in applying for registered Operating Department Practitioner posts.

This is a 2-year full time course, consisting of clinical placements, along with on-line teaching through the Virtual Learning Environment provided by UWS. Your clinical experience will predominately be gained at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, however, some skills will be gained on other sites. You will gain a Diploma of Higher Education in Operating Department as well as being fully registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Please note, as this is an educational opportunity there is no salary attached to this position, university course fees are fully paid by NHS Golden Jubilee.

Entry into the programme requires Passes in the Scottish National Qualifications in five subjects including two at H Level; or passes in the GCSE/GCE in four subjects including one at A Level; or SQA National Qualifications/Edexcel Foundation/SVQ level 3 or above; or SCQF level 6. Applications will also be considered from those holding Professional or Educational qualifications at SCQF Level 6 or above or Vocational Qualifications (e.g. SVQ or NQ) equivalent to at least SCQF Level 6 or above who can evidence work experience in a relevant discipline.

For further information, please contact Mrs Leanne Fyfe, Clinical Nurse Manager, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, on 0141 951 5383.


The closing date for this job has now passed.