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Anaesthetic Practitioner

Looking for a role in Cambridge? 

Our client in Cambridge is looking for a new theatre practitioner to join their highly skilled theatre team. Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, our client has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Ninety-eight per cent of patients say they would recommend the hospital to their friends and family.
Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital also performed Europe's first successful heart-lung transplant in 1984 followed by the world's first heart-lung and liver in 1986. 
The hospital was granted Royal status by Her Majesty the Queen in 2017 in acknowledgement of the world-leading treatments and pioneering medical care that it produces. And with an outstanding CQC rating in all areas, it isn’t hard to see why.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide planned care for patients undergoing anaesthetic and surgical procedures.  
  • To assist in the management of work as required
  • To assist in the supervision, leadership and training of the theatre team when required.
  • Understand the need for effective communication with users of the service
  • Demonstrate effective and appropriate skills in communicating information, advice, instruction and professional opinion to colleagues, patients, clients, users, their relatives and carers seeking help when required



  • Registered Professional either Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner
  • Mentorship/teaching qualification
  • Evidence of working within a similar environment
  •  Post-registration experience
  • Ability to treat all patient/employee information confidentially
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate information verbally which may be sensitive/difficult
  •  Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  •  Ability to work flexibly



  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Extensive retail discount scheme
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Staff Recognition and Award Scheme
  • Membership options available at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym)
  • Salary Sacrifice ‘Cycle to Work’ and ‘Car’ Scheme
  • Enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Flexible working

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