Theatre Practitioner

Harpenden, England
£27720 - £33180 per annum
25 Nov 2018
23 Dec 2018
Sherine Lowers
Nursing Field
Scrub Nurse
Job Type


Spire Harpenden Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner or Scrub Nurse to join our expanding team. You will support across a variety of operations including Orthopaedics, ENT and Gynaecology.


The role covers multi-specialities. This offers a fantastic opportunity to branch out and develop your knowledge and experience. With 5 busy and state-of-the-art operating theatres, every day is never the same due to the diversity of the workload, making this theatre department a fantastic place to work.

Our theatre staff are experienced in a variety of surgical procedures. However, we are able to offer the opportunity to learn new procedures and techniques under expert supervision.

Ideally you will be able to work across scrub, anaesthetics and/or recovery, but many of our staff specialise in just one or two areas.

Spire Harpenden Hospital offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients from London and its northern counties - Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. As the largest employer in Harpenden, the hospital prides itself in offering excellence in clinical quality, customer service and cleanliness.

Our 5 Theatres and modern Surgical and Day Care Wards cover all major surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology, urology and medical patients along with a number of other areas.


We commit to our employee's well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

Excellent work-life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Cycle to work, a Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). Spire Harpenden Hospital also offers free parking and a subsidised staff canteen. The Hospital has excellent transport links to and from London.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Hospital covers a wide variety of surgical procedures, you will support in assessing patient's health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload, assisting in the delivery of care to meet the patient's needs. You will actively promote best practice and contribute towards quality improvements, collect collate and organise data, interpret all of the information and make a justifiable assessment, making this available to relevant others.

You will also develop a working environment and culture that actively improves health, safety and security and infection control, lead others in the development of knowledge, ideas and work practices and plan, allocate, assess and provide feedback to team members.

Who we are looking for:

Ideally, you will be a Registered Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner with Scrub experience and be used to working in teams and with minimum supervision. Competent across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through state registration/practitioner qualification and additional training is also desirable.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.


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