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.

Band 6 Team Lead- Great Yarmouth

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for a Band 6 Surgical team Lead in Great Yarmouth. As the Surgical Team Lead, you will play a pivotal role in leading and coordinating the surgical…

Norfolk
Temporary/ locum
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Theatre HCA- Great Yarmouth

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Theatre HCAs in Great Yarmouth. As a Healthcare Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the healthcare team during surgical procedures and ensuring the…

Norfolk
Temporary/ locum
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Band 6 First Assistant

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Band 6 First Assists in Great Yarmouth. As a Theatre First Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting surgical procedures, ensuring the smooth flow…

Norfolk
Temporary/ locum
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Theatre Nurse, Scrub (Aberystwyth)

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

Cardiganshire
Temporary/ locum
£29.90 – £43.59 (Hourly)
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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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ITU Nurse – Swansea

Pulse Nursing are looking for ITU/ Critical Care Nurses in Swansea, Wales. Our rates for this area are between £29.90 – £48.85 per hour.  If you looking to take control of the…

Swansea
Temporary/ locum
£29.90 – £48.85 (Hourly)
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ITU Nurse in Llanelli, South Wales

Pulse Nursing are looking for ITU/ Critical Care Nurses in Llanelli, Wales. Our rates for this area are between £29.90 – £48.85 per hour.  If you looking to take control of the…

Swansea
Temporary/ locum
£29.90 – £48.85 (Hourly)
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Recovery Nurse – Hereford

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Recovery Nurses in Hereford. You will be responsible for caring for patients immediately after surgery. You will play a critical role in monitoring patients following all…

Herefordshire
Temporary/ locum
£33.50 – £35.00 (Hourly)
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Scrub Nurse – Leeds, West Yorkshire

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Scrub Nurses in Leeds. You will be responsible for maintaining a sterile environment and providing surgical instruments and supplies to the surgical team. Pulse Nursing are…

West Yorkshire
Temporary/ locum
£16.00 – £28.76 (Hourly)
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Scrub Nurse – East Cheshire

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Scrub Nurses in East Cheshire. You will be responsible for maintaining a sterile environment and providing surgical instruments and supplies to the surgical team. Pulse Nursing…

Greater Manchester
Temporary/ locum
£27.00 – £34.14 (Hourly)
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Scrub Nurse – Cambridge

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Scrub Nurses in Cambridge. You will be responsible for maintaining a sterile environment and providing surgical instruments and supplies to the surgical team. Pulse Nursing are…

Cambridgeshire
Temporary/ locum
£34.00 – £34.00 (Hourly)
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Recovery Nurse – East Cheshire

Pulse Nursing have fantastic opportunities for Recovery Nurses in East Cheshire. You will be responsible for caring for patients immediately after surgery. You will play a critical role in monitoring patients following…

Cheshire
Temporary/ locum
£27.00 – £34.14 (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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By registering with Pulse today, you’ll gain access to jobs instantly. You also have the option to get in touch with one of our specialist recruiters who can guide you through your job search to help you find your perfect role. We are experts in the healthcare industry which helps us to understand your requirements and provide tailored solutions that fit your needs.