Theatre Practitioner

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Theatre Practitioner
Competitive salary plus benefits
Woodlands Hospital - Darlington
Functional Area
Clinical - Contract ~ Theatre
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Theatre Practitioner Opportunities at BMI Woodlands Darlington

BMI Woodlands is a small but busy and welcoming hospital situated just off the A66.

The hospital has 2 main Theatres, and a Minor Operations Suite. Patient accommodation consists of A ward (22 beds), Day Care Unit (12 beds) with a “walk-in walk-out” facility.

We are currently looking for Theatre Practitioners to join our dynamic theatre team.

At BMI Woodlands we cover many clinical specialities and have opportunities for Scrub Practitioners in Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, General surgery, Gynaecology, Endoscopy and ENT. We are also looking for Practitioners in Anaesthetics and Recovery.

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • External Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification. (Desirable)
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills (Desirable)
  • ENB 998 and/or mentorship course (Desirable)

Duties of this role include:  

  • To provide quality planned care for patients during their peri operative phase of care
  • To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department
  • Assist in the delivery of patient care
  • Contribute to quality improvement
  • Develop and enhance   the skills and knowledge   of others and self
  • Promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice
  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Whether you are newly-qualified, returning from a career break, or looking for a new challenge, we have some exceptional opportunities to build your career in theatre. Additionally, as a flexible employer, we will consider part-time applicants for all full time vacancies - we appreciate that a work/life balance is important and enables healthcare professionals to deliver the best care possible.


BMI Woodlands Hospital offers a generous range of employee benefits depending on hours worked, length of service and/ or level of seniority within the business, but all employees are entitled to:

  • Holidays: start at 25 days holiday + bank holidays, rising to a maximum of 30 days
  • Pension: Defined Contribution pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance and life Insurance: terms apply
  • Childcare Vouchers & Health Screening
  • Family and Friends discount: a discount of up to 20% on hospital treatment and services
  • Confidential Counselling: All employees have access to free, confidential support/counselling
  • Free parking & Regular social events 
  • Please note our Theatre Practitioner positions pay Between £25,000 and £30,000 for a 37.5 hour working week

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.