Lead Theatre Practitioner

Appoint Group
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Theatre Practitioner

Full Time


Salary up to £39,000

We are currently recruiting for an experienced, skilled and competent Lead Theatre Practitioner to join a leading private hospital in Kent in their theatre department. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading private hospital groups and to develop your career with a reputable organisation. This hospital has state-of-the-art facilities including two specialised theatres onsite.

Responsible To

Head Nurse Day Surgery Unit

Key Responsibilities

- To provide senior line management for both the theatres and recovery room.

- Prioritise patient care through out the department, assuming shift leader responsibility allocating staff and resources effectively

- Take responsibility for the initial informal management of sickness, absence and discipline, ensuring all departmental and company policies and guidelines are adhered to

- Provide orientation and support to new staff to the departments - theatres and recovery room

- Support junior staff with supervision and development defining levels of responsibility and role boundaries of junior staff, providing adequate opportunities for them to develop their role

- Take the lead role in event of any major incident within the unit

- To initiate and take responsibility for the reporting of critical incidents and complaints, ensuring action is taken and the process is communicated appropriately

- To be proficient and up to date with theatre procedures, leading to an improvement in patient care developed through the use of evidence based practice

- To participate and assist in the systematic monitoring, review and evaluation of nursing practice through clinical audit

- To participate and assist in the setting of standards of patient care based on sound research findings

Applicants must have the following;

- Registered Practitioner with valid NMC or HPC registration

- Ability to lead and manage a team

- Proven experience in a senior role within theatre

- Previous experience in private healthcare

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Company benefits include;

- 25 Days paid annual leave + Bank holidays

- Defined contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer

- Private medical insurance

- Life assurance

- Childcare vouchers

- Bi-annual health Screening

- Family and friends discount on services

- Counselling services 24/7

For more information and or to apply please call Jonny Spence on and or email

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