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Theatre Practitioner - Hinchingbrooke

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide skilled Scrub Practitioner support to the patient and surgical team throughout the perioperative patient pathway.

The post holder will be required to provide planned care for patients undergoing anaesthetic and surgical procedures. Theatre practitioners are experienced in Perioperative care practice and will assist in the organization and leadership of the theatre team, including the emergency team at night and at weekends.

Main duties of the job

We cover specialities such as Orthopaedics, General, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ENT, Urology, Breast and Plastic Surgery.

You will join an enthusiastic team dedicated to providing a high standard of patient care and safety. Proven scrub and or anaesthetic skills would be an advantage but not necessary as full competency training will be provided for the successful candidate.

About us

Our teams work hard to be flexible and promote a health work/home life balance and so, agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
  • Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
  • In-house Physiotherapy Services
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
  • Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
  • Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Band 5 Registered Practitioner requires a broad knowledge and skill base including communication and team working skills, in order that they contribute to the smooth running of the theatre department.

The Band 5 Registered Practitioner will actively seek out learning opportunities for both self and others, providing support and assessment to junior members of the team and NVQ candidates.

The Band 5 Theatre Practitioner will gain the necessary skills and experience to develop the necessary skills to participate effectively in the 24hr service as required.

As with all other members of staff, the Band 5 Theatre Practitioner must perform within their scope of practice and not exceed the boundaries of competence. They will remain accountable for their actions and omissions.

In the absence of senior staff, the Band 5 Theatre Practitioner will oversee the running of the list whilst promoting a positive standard of healthcare to patients, relatives, carers and staff.

The Registered Practitioner will supervise juniors, support them and offer feedback on performance as necessary.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner


  • Mentorship or equivalent
  • Assessing qualification for NVQ students
  • Generic qualification in Perioperative care

Key Skills


  • IT skills


  • Training and assessing



  • Able to cope well with change
  • Able to work effectively as a team member



  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Committed to lifelong learning
  • Aware of patients' needs perioperatively

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hinchingbrooke Park


PE29 6NT

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