Theatre Practitioner –Orthopaedic, Gynae and Colorectal

Job Reference: J11-WARNTP55-19

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust
Band 5

Theatre Practitioner –Orthopaedic, Gynae and Colorectal (Long-term Opportunities Available)

Location/Trust: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Wards Covered: Theatre Department at: Worcester Royal Hospital, The Alexandra at Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital

Pay Rates: Days: £22 Saturdays/Nights: £26.39 Sunday/Bank Hols: £26.39

Flexibility is the key to a healthy work life balance, are you looking for work to fit in with your commitments or alternatively looking for a permanent position but not ready to commit just yet? If you have answered yes to any of the above question’s, then temporary staffing could be just what you are looking for.

The choice is yours you can either work fully flexibly or if you would prefer to work in Theatres on a more regular basis then long term placements can be arranged. Please don’t hesitate and apply now.

NHS Professionals manages the temporary staffing needs of around 60 NHS Trusts across England. An integral part of the NHS, it aims to reduce trusts’ spending on flexible workers without compromising quality, by providing greater transparency of demand and supplying bank staff at the best possible rate. Its bank of more than 60,000 flexible workers comprises general and specialist nurses, doctors, midwives, admin/clerical, allied health professionals, healthcare scientists, support services among other healthcare professionals.

The Trust are now looking to expand their flexible workforce via the NHSP Bank across all sites. You will work alongside the Trusts’ dedicated Theatre Team who are committed to delivering excellent patient care. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced theatre staff to expand their existing skills and knowledge.


To apply for this post, you will:

  • Have a minimum of 6 months paid experience at Band 5 level in your theatre specialty within the last 2 years

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 with NMC or Registered ODP with HCPC

  • Have knowledge of anatomy/physiology relevant to your role and awareness of current peri-operative practice

  • Always provide high quality patient focused care and take appropriate action to ensure safety of patients.

  • Have an understanding of manual handling practices and policies

  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines

  • Be able to organise the pre-operative care of assigned patients in your specific area of theatres

  • Undertake regular mandatory training

  • To act as a patient advocate throughout the theatre process.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Competitive, weekly pay
  • Flexible way of working
  • First Choice of available bank shifts
  • Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • paid annual leave, statutory maternity/paternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Access to our very own pension’s scheme called ‘NHSP Stakeholder pension’

Please note that you will be contacted via email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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