We are looking for an experienced Senior Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics to join our Theatres team. This role involves providing a high standard of professional practice and clinical care. You will be working with the theatre team to promote a good working environment and maintain a supportive learning environment within the operating department. 

Some of the duties and responsibilities of this role involve: 

  • Ability to provide more complex care needs to patients with minimal supervision.
  • Develop advanced clinical skills and specialist practice.
  • Implement and actively promote research based nursing and clinical practice.
  • Evaluate care outcomes for a list of patients, as delivered by a team.
  • Delegate and co-ordinate the nursing team in the delivery of care for a theatre list.
  • Actively contribute to the development and updating of theatre nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Demonstrate a problem solving approach to issues arising at theatre level. 
  • Communicate effectively with other work teams and areas in support of patient requirements. 
  • identify and report clinical risk issues.
  • Support others through reflection and learning. 




  • Sound knowledge of anaesthetic practice across a range of specialties
  • Understanding of the role and what is expected


  • At least 4 years post registration experience in anaesthetics
  • Experience of a wide variety of specialties including emergencies
  • Experience with anaesthetising children
  • Recovery or scrub experience; desirable
  • Management experience; desirable


  • Recognised perioperative course
  • Recognised teaching and assessing qualification; desirable
  • ILS; desirable
  • PILS; desirable
  • Research awareness; desirable

Skills and aptitude:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical and logical
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Good time management
  • IT skills
  • Interested in personal development 

Personal Circumstances:

  • Calm, able to prioritise and work under pressure
  • Team worker
  • Leadership qualities
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to work shifts including lates, weekends and on-calls




37.5 hours per week



Qualifying Relocation Package offered for this role

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Should you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Human Resources at [email protected] 

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