Senior Theatre Practitioner job - Anaesthesia - London

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Senior Theatre Practitioner job, Anaesthesia

Full time, Permanent


Working hours: 37.5/week (working early and late shifts)

Salary: £39,902 - £44,500 (with a 4% Shift enhancement) and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

We have partnered with a leading healthcare provider based in London. They are actively recruiting for experienced Senior Theatre Practitioners with experience within Anaesthesia.  

With 160 beds, 22 ICU beds and 10 operating theatres they offer their patients exceptional treatment across a multitude of acute and complex care and have use of the latest technologies and healthcare innovations.

As the Senior Theatre Practitioner in Anaesthetics, you will be responsible and accountable for providing high quality clinical assistance to the Anaesthetist and supporting the Lead Anaesthetics Practitioner.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Ensure all equipment is checked prior to use and any faults reported to the Theatre Co-ordinator immediately.
  • Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.
  • Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures, both in anaesthetics and surgery.
  • Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures, both anaesthetics and surgery.
  • Provide initial emergency care as required
  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.
  • Adhere to the procedures for the use of supplies, ordering requirements for the Department as directed by line manager.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments.
  • Maintain the safe custody, handling of drugs in accordance with hospital policy.


  • RGN or registered OPD
  • Anaesthetics course
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • Advanced Life Support (desirable)
  • Post-registration qualification in a surgical field (desirable)
  • Mentorship qualification (desirable)


  • Contribution pension scheme
  • private medical insurance
  • annual salary review
  • 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell
  • Career development with clear career pathways and access to further education

If you would like to find out more about this fantastic role, then please call the dedicated consultant today on 0207 959 1102.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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