Senior Theatre Practitioner

Competitive salary plus benefits
07 Sep 2016
05 Oct 2016
Nursing Field
Job Type

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK - and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare's Goring Hall Hospital in Goring-by-Sea has a vacancy for a Senior Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatres department.

As part of the UK's largest independent healthcare employer BMI Goring Hall Hospital is an excellent location to develop or consolidate your clinical career. We pride ourselves on the quality of care delivery to our patients. It allows healthcare professionals to deliver direct patient care and to innovate.

Whether you are newly-qualified, returning from a career break, or looking for a new challenge, we have some exceptional opportunities to build your career in healthcare. As a flexible employer, we will consider part-time applicants for all full time vacancies. We appreciate that a work/life balance is important and enables healthcare professionals to deliver the best care possible.

The hospital team includes over 90 consultants who are assisted by a Resident Medical Officer, available 24 hours a day. Goring Hall Hospital has 170 employees and 130 bank staff. We handle over 2,000 inpatient, 4,000 day case and 3,000 outpatient procedures a year.

The hospital has 3 main Theatres, an Endoscopy Theatre and a Minor Operations Suite. Patient accommodation consists of Ilex ward (22 beds), Extended Recovery (4 beds) Day Care Unit (12 beds) and a "walk in walk out" lounge.

Patient care is undeniably our first concern. Our dedicated healthcare team provides professional care within a comfortable environment, helping to ensure that coming into hospital is a more pleasurable and less anxious time for patients and their relatives.

Whatever your area of clinical practice the hospital has something to offer you:


All practitioners receive the support necessary to develop competency
Internal and external training courses offered to support safe practice.
Dedicated endoscopy team and identified leads for each speciality.
All lists are staffed according to AfPP recommendations.
There lists run 6 days a week between 08:00- 20:00.

Ilex Ward

Main specialities are Orthopaedics, Spinal surgery, Gynaecology, Urology & General Surgery.
The hospital has innovated pathways that deliver predictable elective surgery.
22 individual patient rooms, 4 bed extended recovery.
Three shift system with internal rotation, shifts are managed on a 6 week rolling rota
Patient to nurse ratio gives our team 'time to nurse'

Day Care Unit

Day case and ambulatory care
Main specialities are: Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Pain Management, Urology, Gynaecology
Early and late shift pattern
Rotation to other departments supported: Pre-assessment, Recovery & Ward

Consulting Suite

Excellent learning environment across all specialities
Some services offered 7 days a week

Cancer Services

The Mulberry Suite offer day case chemotherapy
The team also support cancer related outpatient and inpatient services
Coordinate the whole patient journey
Secondment  opportunities  available   

This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible, internal rotation shift pattern that includes early and late shifts and occasional weekends.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Coordinate and actively assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department while assisting the theatre manager in the management of the theatre team
  • Provide quality planned care for patients during their perioperative phase of care by ensuring all team members deliver quality patient care by providing appropriate clinical and managerial leadership for clinical team.
  • Deputise for the theatre manager & deputy

Duties of this role include:    

  • Experience as a Senior Registered Practitioner or equivalent
  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration.
  • Approved/recognised theatre course and mentorship