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Operating Department Practitioner - Anaesthetic

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner / ODP with a focus on Anaesthetics, to join their dedicated and dynamic team. Working with a wide variety of specialisms you will be able to develop your clinical skills in a modern and supportive environment.

Recently refurbished with state-of-the-art technology, the hospital consists of 3 Theatres (2 laminar flow), an endoscopy unit, 33 bedded Surgical Ward covering a wide variety of specialties including Orthopaedics, Bariatrics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynae, Ophthalmology, Spinal, Urology and ENT. 

Main Duties

  • You will assist in Consultant led surgeries that vary in complexity and specialism. 
  • You will assess patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload
  • You will develop care plans that are appropriate to the patient, taking into consideration the care pathway, perioperative risks and their wellbeing


  • Ideally you will be a Registered Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner with Anaesthetics experience 
  • Be used to working in teams with minimum supervision
  • Competent across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through a practitioner qualification, additional training is also desirable


  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • Discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics

We are currently working in partnership with one of the biggest Private Hospital Organisations in the UK and we want YOU to be a part of the team.

Their Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey is currently looking for a Theatre Practitioner specialising in Anaesthetics, to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.


You will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Registered ODP
  • Excellent clinical skills in Anaesthetics and Recovery
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Surgical and aseptic technique principles
  • Familiar with the concept of clinical governance and its components
  • Knowledge of decontamination principles compliant with HTM 2030/2010
  • Experience in a mixed speciality theatre in more than one area
  • Committed to excellence
  • Patient focused

Role and responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the daily running of the operating theatre suite, ensuring the provision of the highest standards of care and services in keeping with the philosophies of the hospital and department, NMC / HPC Code and the hospital policies and protocols.
  • To deputise in the absence of the sister
  • To adhere at all times to the policies and procedures laid down by the Hospital and company
  • To communicate effectively with all departments within the Hospital

In return, you will receive an outstanding benefits package and access to a leading training programme designed to assist their staff with career progression, both in clinical and management areas.

Benefits package:

  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Private Pension scheme

Lead Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

T2Healthcare are currently working with Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare in Kent, and they currently looking for a Lead Theatre Practitioner- Scrub, to join a team of dedicated staff in the Theatre department.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To have shared responsibility for the leadership and operational management of the Theatre Department.
  • As a skilled member of the senior theatre team, you will deliver and ensure that standards of patient care are consistently provided and maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies.
  • To assist with the management of the theatre department under the direction of the Clinical Service Manager: Theatres.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating and leading a team of staff in Theatres to deliver skilled and high-quality peri-operative care.
  • Check Operating lists and booking forms in advance to organise any special equipment required. Liaise with Consultants and companies to ensure correct instruments, implants and equipment is ordered and received.
  • Appropriately allocate staff to meet the activity. This will involve looking at the off duty, working closely with staff and making changes when and where possible.
  • To book and effectively utilise bank and agency staff ensuring minimum use of temporary staffing.
  • Plan and organise operating lists with Consultants and secretaries.
  • To undertake scrub and circulating duties with theatres.
  • To work within the role of Advanced Scrub Practitioner with extended skills.
  • To participate in the theatre & on call rota as required.
  • To teach, nurture, supervise and co-ordinate the work of junior staff.
  • To take responsibility for all theatre activities as required.

Main Requirements: 

  • Mentorship in Practice or equivalent
  • Experience in a senior theatre role
  • Experience in orthopaedic, gynaecology and general surgery at a senior level
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Good mentor/coaching skills
  • Application of knowledge of specialised procedures and equipment used in the Operating Theatre
  • Staff management
  • Experience in undertaking appraisals
  • Current and up to date specific to specialty


  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum and many more!

Senior Staff Nurse - Surgical & Medical

A new position has been released for a Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse to join one of the largest leading private Hospitals in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of their busy orthopaedics ward! 

You will be working with a superb team in a recently refurbished ward, specialising in orthopaedics, trauma, spinal injections and surgery, to deliver an extremely high standard of care.

In addition to this the ward also cares for general surgery and medical patients. It has 17 en-suite private rooms and opens 24 hours a day each day of the week.


  • Acting as a role model and expert clinical practitioner.
  • Supporting in the day to day operational management of the ward during night shifts.
  • To assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department, within allocated resources.
  • To undertake delegated responsibility for the department, in the absence of the Ward Manager.
  • Carry out planned care for a group of patients.
  • Ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based, individualised patient care.
  • Assist in performing safe effective care for patients requiring advanced clinical skills.
  • Recognise when changes in patients condition occur and take appropriate action.
  • Assist in carrying out extended roles to ensure best clinical practice.
  • Assist and advise unregistered staff in the delivery of patient care.
  • Assist in the safe transfer of critically ill patients.
  • Maintain accurate clinical observations of the patient and act accordingly and appropriately.
  • Undertake nursing procedures.
  • Have responsibility for the correct administration and custody of medicines according to Hospital policy.
  • Assist with the management of distressing and emotional situations.
  • Have the knowledge and expertise to act appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Act as the patient’s advocate.
  • Assess the needs of patients, relatives and carers and provide them with information as requested.
  • Promote healthy living through health education.
  • Ensure patient are referred to appropriate clinical support teams.


  • Experience at Band 5 or above in relevant role.
  • Demonstrable practice that is evidence based and up to date.
  • Experience of working with teams, motivating and empowering them to deliver excellent standards of patient care.
  • Experience of identifying and dealing with risks encountered within own practice.
  • Experience of supporting junior or less experienced staff to improve standards of patient care.
  • Able to supports less experienced or junior staff to respond to feedback in positive manner setting objectives as required.
  • Able to use professional knowledge and experience to influence decision making processes, in order to improve outcomes for patients and staff.
  • Able to use assertive communication skills to achieve collaborative solutions to challenging situations.
  • Able to conduct audits in objective and efficient manner.


The hospital is passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, they offer employees a wide range of benefits; from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension.
  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

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