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Theatre Practitioner (ENT Theatres)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 Theatre Practitioner (ENT Theatres)

You will be working as part of a highly skilled Head & Neck theatre team, where you can gain a wealth of experience.

Candidates interested in developing a career in theatres will have the opportunity to develop a range of relevant skills as we have a dedicated education team in place with a comprehensive education strategy which underpins the development of all grades of staff within theatres, facilitating career development and progression.

The post is suitable for both a newly qualified and experienced theatre scrub practitioner.

Main duties of the job

In Theatres we provide a supportive learning environment which includes new starter programme, supernumerary status while achieving competencies with further support in the initial phase of working solo.

We offer support with revalidation and career development.

Experienced staff are encouraged and supported to further develop using the educational and experiential learning opportunities available depending on your chosen career path.

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 andshopping 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 contribute to the effective day-to-day operation of the Trust's theatres by providing skilled assistance to medical staff during the administration,maintenance and termination of general regional or local anaesthetics, by undertaking scrubbing and circulating duties and by providing skilledcare in recovery.

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

Person Specification



  • RGN or RODP



  • Anaesthetic and/or surgical and/or recovery skills as specified in post advertised

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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