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Surgical Theatre Practitioner

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Surgical First Assistant/Senior Theatre Practitioner to work in a reputable, exceptional private hospital based in the South Kensington, London area.

You will be working for one of UK’s leading health care providers


This is private hospitals which offers treatment for both adults and children, and are dedicated to providing world-class care to patients



*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RGN Nurse with a current active NMC Pin | Will also accept ODP’s with HCPC registration




As the Surgical First Assistant/Senior Theatre Practitioner your key duties include:

·         Assist in the positioning and preparation of a patient as directed by the surgical team and ensure that any specimens are correctly labelled and dispatched to the laboratory

·         Participate in departmental audit activities

·         Control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis

·         Participate in induction and orientation programs for new staff to ensure a welcoming environment

·         Assist the department in the Personal Development Plans of various members of staff

·         Provide assistance in clinical/operative procedures, both anaesthetics and surgery

·         Assist in the management of haemostasis

·         Identify key issues related to tissue handling and its impact on tissue viability and healing


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         Ability to deliver high standards of care

·         Knowledge of current professional nursing issues

·         Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

·         Being flexible and supporting with shared tasks

·         Experience in a similar role


The successful Surgical First Assistant/Senior Theatre Practitioner will receive an excellent salary of £40,500 - £48,583 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working for 37.5 hours a week working through Days.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell, plus Bank Holidays

·         Enhanced pension and life insurance

·         Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work.

·         Discounted access to online gym sessions

·         Health insurance as a benefit in kind

·         Option to join dental insurance scheme at a discounted rate

·         Access to our Digital GP platform on you mobile

·         Emotional wellbeing support

·         Access to family mental health line

·         Financial wellbeing channels

·         Support for carers


Reference ID: 6239

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £40,500 - £48,583 per annum
  • Location: SW5 0TU
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Lucy Cook
  • Tel: 01216380567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 6239
  • Posted: 2024-05-03 14:46:43 -

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