HDU and Recovery Practitioner

Solihull, England
Depending on experience
06 Jul 2018
03 Aug 2018
Mohammad Ali
Nursing Field
Job Type

Spire Parkway Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Recovery Practitioner to join our inpatient HDU and Recovery units. Working within a small team, you will assist and support colleagues to provide the best possible critical care for our patients.

Spire Parkway Hospital recently completed a £9 million development programme that included a state-of-the-art Spire Specialist Care Centre and new Endoscopy Suite. It has also seen the total refurbishment of the hospital's 51 bedrooms as well as one of its five operating theatres. The Spire Specialist Care Centre offers treatment for a wide range of cancers as well a Rapid Access Breast Clinic and a One-Stop Haematuria Clinic. Spire Parkway Hospital has 2 wards with a total of 41 beds covering an array of surgical specialities. The hospital also has a 4 bedded HDU and a 7 bay day-case unit.


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). Spire Parkway Hospital also offers free parking and a subsidised staff canteen. The Hospital also has excellent transport links from around Birmingham.

Duties and responsibilities

The Hospital covers a wide variety of surgical procedures. You will assess patients' health and wellbeing across a complex and changing caseload and deputise for staff when required. It will be your duty to provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information. Using your previous experience and knowledge, you will look after patients within the HDU, Critical care and recovery units. The job will require flexibility in supporting different units and assist in the delivery of care to meet patient's health and wellbeing and internally assist in developing and maintaining services.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for an experienced recovery and critical care practitioner who has qualified within Critical care. This role requires you to have strong experience within critical care and recovery. Ideally, you will have worked within a High Dependency Unit (HDU) previously and use this experience and knowledge to undertake recovery practitioner responsibilities.

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.