theatre nurse jobs with Pulse

As a leading agency for theatre nursing jobs, Pulse offers a wide variety of temporary and permanent opportunities for theatre nurses and operating department practitioners (ODP) in anaesthetics, scrub and recovery. We offer the widest choice of shifts across the NHS and private sector, so you can make your flexible theatre role work for you.

Browse our theatre nurse jobs

Explore our range of theatre nursing jobs in the UK. With Pulse you’ll have access to a variety of permanent and temporary/locum opportunities as well as access to theatre nurse jobs in the NHS and private sector.

Theatre Scrub Nurse – Band 6

Theatre Orthopaedic Scrub Nurse (Band 6) Location: Cambridge Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time – 37.5 hours per week Shifts: Monday – Friday – No Nights Salary: £33,706 – £40,588 p/a + Shift…

Cambridgeshire
Permanent
£33,706 – £40,588 (Annual)
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Theatre Practitioner/Nurse (Band 5/Band 6)

Theatre Practitioner/Nurse (Band 5/Band 6) Location: Norwich Employment Type: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week Salary: Band 5: £27,055 – £32,934 and Band 6: £33,706 – £40,588 p/a + Shift Allowances…

Norfolk
Permanent
£33,706 – £40,588 (Annual)
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Theatre Nurse – Scrub

Theatre Nurse/Practitioner – Scrub Salary: £32,466 – £39,460 a year + 9% shift allowances + bonus incentives! Employment: Permanent, full-time – 37.5 hrs a week. Shift patterns: Early shift: 7am – 3pm and…

London
Permanent
£32,466 – £39,460 (Annual)
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Theatre Nurse – Anaesthetics

Theatre Nurse/Practitioner – Anaesthetics Salary: £32,466 – £39,460 p/a + 9% shift allowances + Welcome Bonus Employment: Permanent, full-time – 37.5 hrs a week. Shift patterns: Monday – Sunday: Early: 7am – 3pm, Late:…

London
Permanent
£32,466 – £39,460 (Annual)
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Senior Theatre Nurse/Practitioner – Anaesthetics

Senior Theatre Nurse/Practitioner – Anaesthetics Salary: £40,447 – £48,705 a year + Shift Allowances + Welcome Bonus! Employment: Permanent, full-time – 37.5 hrs a week. Shift patterns: Early shift: 7am – 3pm and Late…

London
Permanent
£40,447 – £48,705 (Annual)
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Warwickshire- Trauma and Orthopaedic Scrub Nurses

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Trauma and Orthopaedic Scrub Nurses in the Warwickshire area. You will be responsible for maintaining a sterile environment and providing surgical instruments and supplies to the…

Warwickshire
Temporary/ locum
£25.00 – £28.45 (Hourly)
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Theatre Scrub Nurse – South West London

Pulse Nursing are looking for registered and experienced Band 5 & 6 Registered Scrub Nurses in the South West London area. At Pulse, we understand that being a Registered Scrub Nurse can…

Greater London
Temporary/ locum
£25.50 – £40.00 (Hourly)
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Theatre Scrub Nurse / Practitioner

Scrub nurse/Practitioner – orthopaedics Permanent, full time Cambridge Up to £35,000 per annum, plus excellent benefits £5000 joining bonus*   Pulse is working alongside a leading healthcare organisation to recruit a scrub…

Cambridgeshire
Permanent
£33,000 – £35,000 (Annual)
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Theatre Recovery Nurse – South West London

Pulse Nursing are looking for registered and experienced Band 5 & 6 Registered Recovery Nurses in the South West London area. At Pulse, we understand that being a Registered Recovery Nurse can…

Greater London
Temporary/ locum
£25.50 – £40.00 (Hourly)
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Theatre Practitioner – Scrub

Role: Theatre Practitioner – Scrub Location: Central London Hours: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 hrs/week) Salary: £32,466 – £39,520 a year + 9% shift allowance Bonus: *Welcome Bonus* Pulse is thrilled to partner with…

London
Permanent
£32,466 – £39,520 (Annual)
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Theatre Orthopaedic Scrub Practitioner

Theatre Orthopaedic Scrub Practitioner (Band 5 or Band 6) Location: Norwich Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time – 37.5 hours per week Shifts: Monday – Friday (occasional Saturday) Salary: Band 5: £27,055 –…

Norfolk
Permanent
£33,706 – £40,588 (Annual)
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Theatre Nurse, Scrub – Swansea (South Wales)

Pulse Nursing have shift opportunities for Theatre Scrub Nurse with Ophthalmic experience based in the Swansea bay area. As a Theatre Scrub Nurse, you will be working with a passionate and highly skilled…

Swansea
Temporary/ locum
£29.90 – £48.85 (Hourly)
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Theatre nurse jobs FAQs

What is a theatre nurse?

A theatre nurse is a registered nurse who specialises in providing care to patients before, during and after surgery. This involves responsibilities such as preparing patients for surgery, assisting the patient during the surgical procedure, providing post-operative care, and more.

What is the salary of a theatre nurse?

The average salary for a theatre nurse is in the region of £35,000. Entry level theatre nurses in the NHS typically start at band 5 (between £27,000 and £33,000 depending on experience). However, in private organisations, this is likely to vary and depends on the individual organisation. A theatre nurse salary can vary depending on several factors, including, location, experience and the type of organisation you work for.

How do you get a job as a theatre nurse?

To become a theatre nurse, you must be a registered nurse with the nursing a midwifery council which means either pre-registration nursing degree or registered nurse degree apprenticeship delivered by an NMC-approved education institution (AEI).

You’ll then need to complete specialist training to develop specialist skills required to work in theatre.

Rewards & benefits

You’ll receive a range of excellent rewards and recognition for your hard work.

Training

You’ll be given expert training, support and advice to ensure you progress in your career.

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