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Theatre Practitioner (Anaesthetics, Recovery, Scrub) - BANK

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Health Board wide
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Part Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic Theatre Practitioner (Bank) to work on the bank in our four main hospitals.

The post holder is part of the clinical team provided to ensure that clinical care of patients and others using the service receive an efficient and quality service.

The post Holder is expected to work closely with all disciplines to ensure the promotion of high standards for all patients requiring peri - operative care, following appropriate training encompassing a variety of specialties.

The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and will be expected to demonstrate procedures and supervise junior / unqualified staff.

Main duties of the job

  • Work closely with leading consultants and like-minded professionals who respect and value what you bring
  • Experience a varied caseload with state-of-the-art technology, equipment and facilities
  • Deliver high-quality care and experiences for patients, which is always clinically effective and evidence based
  • Work collaboratively as part of the wider hospital team to ensure continuity in patient care

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) OR Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration
  • Registered General Nurse OR Registered Operating Departmental Practitioner
  • Commitment to undertake an appropriate course of study
  • To have a knowledge and understanding of all surgical specialities within the operating department
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Diploma in theatre perioperative practice.



  • Evidence of experience use of equipment and materials


  • Post registration experience
  • Relevant experience in all specialities General / orthopaedic / gynae / urology / Trauma
  • Experience in the supervision / teaching of students, support staff and others

Language Skills


  • Welsh speaker (Level 1)

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Health Board wide

Health Board wide

SA31 2AF

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