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Theatre and Recovery Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity for nurses who are enthusiastic, motivated and interested in this area of maternity care and wish to enhance their skills and knowledge to provide quality care to women and their families both in theatre and recovery.

Our aim is to provide comprehensive care to women by a team of skilled nurses in post anaesthetic care and theatre scrubbing. This will present you with versatile experience and job satisfaction. The main focus will initially be on theatre scrub and then will develop into assisitng in the recovery area.

You will be part of the delivery suite team and be involved in the care of the mother and baby supported and directed by the midwifery team.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide care to patients in the operating theatre and maternity recovery area
  • Assesses care needs and develops implements and evaluates programmes of care
  • Prepares and assembles theatre equipment and instruments
  • Responsible for maintaining asepsis intraoperative
  • Ensures safety of the theatre and recovery environment including stock levels and storage of equipment
  • Provides support to students/learners within the unit
  • Works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team members in maintaining policies and standards of patient care related to perioperative and postoperative management

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered nurse > 1year
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Basic Life Support


  • Theatre course
  • Mentorship or equivalent



  • Previous ward experience
  • Theatre experience
  • Care of the deteriorating patient


  • Experience in recovery/HDU
  • Familiar with PCA/epidurals for pain relief

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Competent in computer/IT skills


  • Teaching skills
  • Knowledge of risk management and Datix
  • Ability to work both as a team member and autonomously

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Queen Charlotte's Hospital


W12 0HS

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