ODP Agency

Novello Healthcare is a dedicated ODP agency with high-paying ODP jobs in every region of England and Wales – join us today!

To find out about our current rates, simply call one of our friendly team on 0333 307 8897

Our registration process is super quick and pain-free, so you can register in under 60 seconds and get compliant in as little as 24 hours!

We add new hospitals every week, so even if we don’t have what you need right now – we’ll contact you when we do in future!

View our map below to see details of every location across England and Wales – or read more about us here.

ODP Agency

Novello Healthcare is a high-paying ODP agency with shifts at hospitals in every region across England and Wales. Use our interactive map below to see all our hospitals in your area!

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      UK ODP Agency

      Visit each section below to discover all our ODP jobs across each region and county of England and Wales!

      Our Specialisms

      When you register with Novello Healthcare you aren’t limited to just one ODP agency, you can work shifts across all our other specialisms below!

      Critical Nursing Agency

      General Nursing Agency

      Theatre Nursing Agency

      What is an ODP?

      An Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) is a healthcare professional who plays a crucial role in the operating theatre or surgical suite.

      They are skilled individuals responsible for providing high-quality care to patients before, during, and after surgery.

      Here are some key responsibilities and functions of Operating Department Practitioners:

      1. Preoperative Care
        ODPs assist in preparing patients for surgery. They ensure that patients are correctly identified, positioned on the operating table, and that all necessary equipment and supplies are available.

      2. Anaesthesia Support
        They work closely with anaesthetists to prepare and administer anaesthesia to patients. This includes monitoring the patient’s vital signs and assisting with intubation or other anaesthesia-related procedures.

      3. Intra-operative Care
        During surgery, ODPs assist the surgical team by providing the necessary instruments, maintaining a sterile field, and ensuring that the surgeon has everything needed to perform the procedure safely and efficiently.

      4. Postoperative Care
        After surgery, ODPs help to transfer patients to the recovery area. They continue to monitor the patient’s vital signs, administer postoperative medications, and provide emotional support to the patient as they wake up from anesthesia.

      5. Equipment Management
        ODPs are responsible for maintaining and sterilizing surgical instruments and equipment. They ensure that all equipment is in working order and ready for use in surgery.

      6. Infection Control
        ODPs are trained in infection control measures and work diligently to maintain a sterile environment in the operating theatre, reducing the risk of surgical site infections.

      7. Communication
        They act as a vital link between different members of the surgical team, including surgeons, nurses, anaesthetists, and other healthcare professionals. Effective communication is crucial to ensure a smooth and safe surgical procedure.

      8. Patient Advocacy
        ODPs advocate for the well-being and safety of the patient throughout the surgical process, ensuring that all aspects of care are provided with the patient’s best interests in mind.

      Operating Department Practitioners are highly skilled and play a critical role in the success of surgical procedures.

      They work as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure that surgeries are conducted safely and that patients receive the best possible care.

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      Serah
      RGN
      01/02/2024
      Very kind, helpful and professional staff. I would recommend my friends to Novello Healthcare any day. My consultant is an amazing person - very caring and respectful - whilst the compliance team is well versed with their job and very professional. These staff members go over and above their quota of work to help others. Thank you for all you do!
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      Shalla
      ODP
      15/04/2024
      Novello supported and advised me throughout my registration - their communication is great!
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      RGN
      15/03/2024
      Registration was seamless and the Novello app makes things so easy!
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      Charley
      RGN
      04/03/2024
      The Novello team are so supportive - they answered all my questions and were very efficient in getting things done!
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      Steven
      ODP
      28/09/2023
      Professional team, excellent communication and extremely responsive!
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      Alice
      RGN
      23/01/2023
      My consultant is amazing! She goes out of her way to get me shifts as much as she can. She’s great!
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      Prudence
      RGN
      23/01/2023
      Easy registration process - I love putting my availability in the app!
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      Csilla
      ODP
      03/03/2022
      Excellent communication during registration process and lots of support has been provided from the team!
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      Samuel
      ODP
      06/03/2022
      Really good communication, great team!
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      Dan
      SFA
      15/03/2022
      Everything is really simple, the whole process of joining and then the process of finding and booking shifts, it’s so simple
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      Mandy
      ODP
      17/03/2022
      The team have been extremely helpful in getting me signed off, always on hand if required and kept me up to date with what I was still required to do!
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      Dauda
      SFA
      06/07/2022
      Very easy to register, supportive during the registration process and quick response to questions!
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      Jacqueline
      ODP
      02/11/2022
      Everyone has been very helpful and quick to reply with what’s needed!
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      Shannon
      ODP
      02/11/2022
      The Novello team are always very friendly, supportive and responded quickly to any questions I had regarding the application process!
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      Victoriana
      Anaesthetic & Recovery Nurse
      02/11/2022
      Very patient, understanding and professional!
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      Paola
      ODP
      02/11/2022
      Novello were very helpful throughout the whole process of registration and compliance. Big thank you to them!
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      Brittany
      Orthopaedic Scrub
      08/11/2022
      My Novello team member is such a lovely agent, she is very transparent and answers all my questions!
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      Hollie
      ODP
      11/11/2022
      So far every person I have had to deal with has been lovely!
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      Justyna
      Registered Nurse
      17/11/2022
      Professional, helpful, open, involved, reliable, trustworthy team!
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      Sarah
      Theatre Practitioner
      17/11/2022
      Really good communication and friendly team!
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      Aneesh
      ODP
      18/11/2022
      Very good and timely approach, very professional - I think you are doing fabulously!
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      James
      ODP
      22/11/2022
      Very easy agency to use!
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      Marianne
      Theatre Practitioner
      08/12/2022
      Very pleased with all the Novello Healthcare team - I can't think of anything that they could do better!
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      Jaya
      Nurse
      08/12/2022
      Thank you for onboarding me - the Novello team were very helpful throughout the process and provided very good support!
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      Oluwatofunmi
      Scrub Nurse
      12/12/2022
      The service was brilliant, nothing was left behind - with the guidance of all the staff it was made easy without missing any steps!
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      Joel
      Scrub
      20/12/2022
      Everyone is responsive and the team is always there to answer all my questions!
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      Zulekha
      ODP
      20/12/2022
      Excellent communication and competitive rates!
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      Dominic
      Scrub Nurse / SFA
      22/12/2022
      Very helpful with great communication!
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      Jennifer
      SFA
      22/12/2022
      The Novello team were extremely patient and very supportive during the whole process!
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      Jules
      ODP
      28/12/2022
      Very easy to make contact and ask questions. Staff always replying in a timely manner, making the registration process nice and easy!
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