Theatre Practitioner

Theatre Practitioner

Salary: £18.15 per hour

Band: T (NHS '6' Equivalent)

Hours: 30 hours per week

Type of contract: Permanent


About the role

Are you passionate about delivering high quality patient centred care in a well-equipped and established day surgery unit? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Theatre Practitioner to join our committed team of clinicians and consultants on a permanent basis for 30hours per week. The hospital comprises of a well-equipped theatre and purpose-built procedure room. You’ll be working with a compassionate clinical team committed to delivering the best in care and rated Good by the Care Quality Commission. As we continue to expand the services we offer, we are seeking a registered Operating Department Practitioner/Theatre Nurse with experience of scrub, theatre runner, anaesthetics and recovery.

About the Trust

Tetbury Hospital is an independent healthcare provider in the heart of the Cotswolds providing an established day surgery service to patients who choose to have their NHS surgery at Tetbury. The hospital is highly regarded by our visiting consulting body who provide a wide range of specialities including ophthalmic, general and gynaecological surgery. The primary focus of the hospital is the NHS services we provide across our outpatients, day surgery and minor injury and illness unit. In addition to our NHS funded services, we offer private health care to insured or self-pay patients. Tetbury Hospital is highly regarded by staff and patients who value the high quality, personalised care that we are proud to offer.


  • Pay in line with agenda for change
  • Enrolment into pension scheme or continuation of NHS pension scheme
  • Professional development and progression opportunities
  • No on call or evening working required
  • Flexible approach to working patterns
  • Staff bonus scheme

About you

We are looking for an experienced Theatre Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner who is HCPC registered and able to demonstrate current clinical skills and knowledge.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • A passion for providing high quality care 
  • Evidence of working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team 
  • A flexible approach to work, and a positive attitude

An additional teaching/assessing qualification, audit skills and previous experience in a wide range of surgical specialities would be beneficial but full training will be provided.

To find out more about this role or to arrange a visit to the hospital please contact Richard Lovatt, Day Surgery Manager on 01666 501 767 or 

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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