Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

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Job ref: HJC NVSAP
Published: 8 months ago

Great news! You don’t have to dislike your job!

We are looking for an experienced Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics to permanently join our Clients Theatres team. This role involves providing a high standard of professional practice and clinical care. You will be working with the theatre team to promote a good working environment and maintain a supportive learning environment within the operating department.

Offering a competitive yearly salary plus benefits, our hospital wants your help!



Private Healthcare Insurance. Excellent private medical insurance, including cover for pre-existing conditions.

Discounted Hospital care for immediate family members. 20% discount offered on Hospital fees.

Private Dental Insurance. Enrolment into the Hospital’s Dental Insurance scheme.

Life Assurance membership scheme covering ‘Death in Service’. Four times annual salary, payable to beneficiaries.

Contributory private pension scheme. Auto-enrolment into scheme, with option to opt-out. Contributions made on total earnings.

Holiday entitlement and leave. Starting annual leave allocation of 25 days/annum excluding bank holidays, increasing in line with length of service (pro-rated for part-time employees). Various other enhanced leave policies available.

Introductory bonus scheme. Between £500 and £1000 paid to employees for the introduction of a successful candidate at completion of 6 months service.

Cycle to Work Scheme. Monthly repayment plan offered for the purchase of a new bicycle and/or accessories.

Season Ticket loan. Interest-free loan offered for annual bus or rail season ticket.

Coaching and 24/7 confidential helpline support. The Hospital holds Mindful Employer Plus registration and offers confidential, external, 24/7 telephone support. Employees have access to Mental Health & Well-Being Champions and can benefit from our ‘Be Kind to Your Mind’ assistance programme and external coaching/counselling support.

Subsidised meals. Delicious meals prepared by our Catering Team, available at discounted prices.

Long-service award. Loyalty demonstrated by long-serving employees is acknowledged and rewarded.



Sound knowledge of anaesthetic practice across a range of specialties

Understanding of the role and what is expected

At least 4 years post registration experience in anaesthetics

Experience of a wide variety of specialties including emergencies

Experience with anaesthetising children

Recovery or scrub experience; desirable

Management experience; desirable


Recognised perioperative course

Recognised teaching and assessing qualification; desirable

ILS; desirable

PILS; desirable

Research awareness; desirable

Skills and aptitude:

Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Methodical and logical

Effective organisational skills

Good time management

IT skills

Interested in personal development

Calm, able to prioritise and work under pressure

Team worker

Leadership qualities

Flexible and adaptable

Able to work shifts including lates, weekends and on-calls

Responsibilities & Duties

Ability to provide more complex care needs to patients with minimal supervision.

Develop advanced clinical skills and specialist practice.

Implement and actively promote research based nursing and clinical practice.

Evaluate care outcomes for a list of patients, as delivered by a team.

Delegate and co-ordinate the nursing team in the delivery of care for a theatre list.

Actively contribute to the development and updating of theatre nursing procedures and policies.

Demonstrate a problem solving approach to issues arising at theatre level.

Communicate effectively with other work teams and areas in support of patient requirements.

identify and report clinical risk issues.

Support others through reflection and learning.

Get in touch today if this opportunity interests you or apply now to be considered.

020 3002 6305