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Advanced Theatre Practitioner (Urology Theatres) - P/T 19 hrs p/w

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro-rata per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 6 Advanced Theatre Practitioner (Urology Theatres)

PLEASE NOTE: This is a part-time post for 19 hours per week (two x 9.5 hours shifts per week).

Are you committed to delivering the highest standards of perioperative care & safety?

Would you like to work for a Trust where you can be proud of the contributions you make to delivering of compassionate excellence to your patients?

Why not join our highly graded urology team at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust?

The team was one of the first to pioneer the robotic assisted surgery in 2007 and was awarded a Royal Berkshire Staff Excellence Award in 2020 for operational excellence.

Becoming a member of urology theatres senior practitioners' team will enable you to further develop both your clinical and leadership skills.

In theatres we provide a supportive learning environment, where all staff are encouraged and supported to further develop using the educational and experiential learning opportunities available depending on your chosen career path.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for innovative and enthusiastic individuals with good clinical decision making and excellent communication skills to join our friendly team. In return we offer ongoing learning opportunity and support towards continuous professional development.

You will also have the opportunity to work across other theatre specialties and further develop your skills across our clinical, education and leadership pathways.

The successful candidate will demonstrate considerable urology and robotic surgery knowledge and will be able to work in a pressurized environment. The ability to demonstrate effective leadership is essential.

About us

Reading sits on the River Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford, and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work, and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values:Compassionate,Aspirational,Resourceful,Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To help coordinate the skilled care of patients within their theatre specialty, demonstrating expertise in all aspects of the care of patients.

As required, to provide direct support to clinicians and patients. To contribute to the management of the specialty by acting as a professional role model, able to confidently lead a team.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner
  • Leadership training



  • Urology Theatre experience
  • Robotic Surgery experience
  • Mentoring skills

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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