Skip to main content

This job has expired

Advanced Theatre Practitioner

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Thornton Heath , Croydon
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

View more

Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Advanced Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Band 6 (37.5 hours per week)

Previous applicant need not apply (within 3 months)


Croydon University Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic ,caring and motivated individual to join the Theatre team as a Theatre Practitioner.

We are particularly interested in candidates with theatre scrub in most of the specialty, but also with some leadership skills experience .

Demonstrate a commitment to developing yourself and support the various teams. You will act as a role model for others, promoting best practice and delivery of high quality , patient centered care.

Working in Theatre ,you will be rotated through the different specialties , including Emergency ,Trauma Orthopaedic, to ensure excellent patient care is maintained throughout the patient's pathway.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organization where everyone of our 3600 member staff are valued . We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be part of the clinical team who ensure that clinical care of patients, and others using the services receive an efficient and quality service.
  • prepare the clinical areas (theatre) to receive patient for surgical procedures .
  • Provide scrub assistance to surgeon during surgical procedure.
  • Assist in patient positioning
  • Ensure all documentation on IT system is accurately imputed into the system accordance with Trust and departmental policy and procedures .
  • Uniform code
  • Maintaining a clean working environment .

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification

Person Specification

Education /Qualification


  • Registered Nurse/ODP
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • UK Recognized registration
  • Theatre course /Experience


  • Intravenous therapy qualiciation
  • leadership course
  • Professional Nurse Advocacy course



  • Number of year experience in scrubbing and leading the team in all different field
  • Demonstrate up dated clinical knowledge in acute setting
  • Able to use own initiative in communicating difficult issues


  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to supervise and motivate others



  • IT Skills
  • Able to manage difficult situation eg Complex Airway management
  • Able to take on more responsibilities
  • Able to meet the demanding workload
  • Communicate Both Oral/Written


  • Experience in supervising/supporting junior Scrub team
  • Leadership or managment experience
  • Infection control audit



  • Punctual/Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Reliable /able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work mixed shifts


  • Experience in supervising/supporting junior Scrub team
  • Care models of planning in surgical environment audit

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road

Thornton Heath , Croydon


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert