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Operating Department Practitioner

Nurture Fertility

Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Nurture Fertility

Nurture Fertility, Nottingham, is part of the Fertility Partnership, which is one of the largest providers of IVF in the UK. Our clinics, our staff and our patients, benefit from the partnership and all the expertise within the group.

The Role

The Operating Department Practitioner will be expected to work in a small multi-disciplinary team providing care and support to patients undergoing fertility treatment. They will also need to provide housekeeping duties and will need to be proficient in the theatre related procedures including patient recovery.

Key Responsibilities

  • To be completely confidential in all matters pertaining to Nurture Fertility and The Fertility Partnership and to observe data protection and associated information governance guidelines where appropriate.
  • To co-operate with Nurture Fertility in complying with relevant health and safety legislation and policies and procedures for the proper performance of duties.
  • To be aware of the HFEA Code of Practice and Guidelines and to practice in accordance with these and other statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • To assist in the preparation and presentation of information for internal and external regulatory inspections.
  • To be fully aware of Nurture Fertility’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and to understand the Quality Management System and to contribute to their development and update as required.
  • To contribute to quality assurance, auditing, data input and record keeping, including maintaining accurate clinical databases.
  • To comply with set Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • To communicate effectively and appropriately with diverse groups of people including all staff, patients and professionals from other disciplines.
  • To be courteous, polite and communicate professionally with patients and other members of the public in helpful manner, ensuring as positive an experience as possible.
  • To work with information/digital technology and follow relevant IT policies and procedures.
  • To actively assist in marketing efforts and help project the image of Nurture Fertility in a positive way at all times.
  • To maintain a clean, safe environment, ensuring adherence to the Clinic’s standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control policy and procedures at all time.
  • To develop, apply and update knowledge, specialist skills and expertise in order to contribute to the provision and optimisation of clinical services at Nurture Fertility.
  • To undergo and actively participate in personal performance appraisals and competency reviews in accordance with the clinic’s policy.
  • To undertake and be compliant with all mandatory training.
  • To contribute to on-going research projects and to external or collaborative research.


  • 27 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Life Assurance
  • A generous bonus scheme
Experience Required:  • HPCC or NMC Registration or equivalent • Relevant Anaesthetic Nurse qualification or Diploma in Operation Department Practice • Effective communication skills regarding medical topics with both patients and colleagues • Interest in fertility and/or gynaecological nursing
Salary:  TBC
Closing Date:  07 September 2018
Reference Number: NUR-ODP

Contact: Chelsea Jones
Nurture Fertility
25 Business Park, Bostocks Lane
Nottingham, United Kingdom
NG10 5QG
Phone: 01865782857
Informal Enquiries:
Website: https://www.thefertilitypartnership.com/careers/
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 01 August 2018       

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