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Bank Theatre Practitioner - Plymouth

Job Description

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for Theatre Practitioners to join our team in Theatres at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth. We are currently looking for individuals who wish to further their career and are offering the right candidates the opportunity to under go the HEA 3055 Surgical First Assistants Course when joining our team.

The centre offers high quality elective surgery for the local populations of Devon & Cornwall. We specialise in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor Orthopaedic procedures. We also deliver Ophthalmology, General and ENT surgery.

Our centre offers an expanding service in a friendly environment that is calm and the staff dedicated and professional. Our facilities are state-of-the-art with a mixture of theatres, treatment rooms and endoscopy suite. With us, you will be able to focus on what really matters; delivering a high standard of patient care. You will also be able to benefit from our fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

Working as part of the multidisciplinary team, you will actively participate in and maintain the highest standard of care and safety for patients, visitors and staff in the operating theatre suite. You will work as a member of the multi-disciplinary peri-operative team to deliver and maintain a high standard of clinical care by participating in all activities of the department to enhance the patient’s experience.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Clinical experience in Orthopaedics, General surgery, Ophthalmics and/or ENT
• Evidence of ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
• The ability to plan and prioritise own and others workload when under pressure
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


• NMC Registered General Nurse
• HCPC Registered Operating Department Practitioner
• Specialist theatre/recovery/day surgery training e.g. ENB 183/182/176/A87/N81/DO3/A21/N33 or equivalent

Additional Information.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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