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Theatre Practitioner

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for motivated and enthusiasticTheatre Practitioners, experienced within the fields of Anaesthetics, Scruband Recovery to join the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn.

As a member of the operating team, you will provide an effective and efficient service to clinicians and other service user's dependent on need.

You will ensure that all activities carried out are within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust policies and guidelines and promote the Trusts Vision and Nursing Strategy.

Main duties of the job

You will provide team approached peri-operative care to patients undergoing surgery.

You will provide and deliver a high standard of care through the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating individual patients' needs based on evidence and working in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team.

You will maintain a safe environment for patients and staff.

You will maintain a sterile field during the surgical procedure.

You will be accountable for instrumentation and all other items necessary for the safe completion of the procedure.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information regarding this opportunity,

Person Specification

Qualifications and Registration


  • Registered with the UK NMC or HCPC
  • Degree qualification or evidence of working at degree level
  • Evidence of further continued professional development


  • Mentorship or teaching qualification



  • Experience at band 5 theatre practitioner with relevant clinical experience in the UK


  • Teaching and staff development experience
  • NHS experience

Skills, abilities, and knowledge


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others
  • A flexible attitude towards daily service provision

Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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