Theatre Practitioner

Theatre Practitioner

Are you a Theatre Practitioner seeking a new opportunity that can provide you control of your day, time, and location?

University Hospital Southampton are offering an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, passionate, visionary, and motivated individual to join our Theatre team. You will play an integral role within the team to provide cover for a demand of available shifts for you to choose to fit around you.

The Theatre Complex is growing to over 30 Operating Theatres with multiple specialities, planned and unplanned, including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, ENT / Max Fax, Cardiac and Neuro. The Team also covers services external to the Theatre Department including Cath lab, Interventional Radiology, CT, MRI and Endoscopy. Our theatres continually demonstrate ongoing excellence of patient care and are fundamentally about helping people to get well. We are the regional trauma centre, and support 24hour emergency patient pathways. This expanding department will provide you a worthwhile opportunity to broaden your experience within different specialities.

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

You will be responsible for:

- Providing skilled specialist assistance in the delivery of direct and indirect patient care throughout the Operating Department

- Participate as an integral member of the theatre/recovery team, covering a full range of flexible shifts

- Act as the patient advocate and maintain high standards of patient care, in line with NMC or HCPC code of conduct

- Provides skilled assistance in one or more core areas - scrub, anaesthetics, and recovery duties to the level of core competencies

Full job specification can be provided upon application.

You must have:

- Minimum of 6 months paid experience as a Theatre Practitioner in a hospital environment within the last 2 years

- HCPC or equivalent registration as a Theatre Practitioner

As a member of NHS Professionals, you have fantastic benefits:

· Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week

· Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime

· First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency

· Multi locational - work across neighbouring Trusts

· Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone

· Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or longer-term placements

· Training and development opportunities – Keep up with the essentials and more

· Build holiday allowance for every shift you work – your work life balance is important to us

· Stakeholder pension scheme available – a flexible future for you

Apply now by sending your CV to or calling 0333 014 3694 to discuss further.