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Anaesthetic Practitioner

Theatre Practitioner - Cardiac Anaesthetics
The Harborne Hospital - Birmingham
Full time 37.5 hours per week, however if you are interested in working part time, or across term time, we can discuss this opportunity with you.
Shifts: Monday to Sunday, Early, Late, and long days
​On calls: 1 week every 8-9 weeks
Salary: Competitive + Shift Allowances + Generous Golden Hello - 10% of annual salary (T&C's apply)

We’re looking for a Cardiac Anaesthetic Theatre Practitioner to join our Theatre department.
The Harborne Hospital - part of HCA Healthcare UK is a brand new £100million, purpose built 50 bed, multi-speciality private hospital opening in Birmingham in January 2024. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, the hospital will have the deep clinical infrastructure, equipment and facilities and expert, experienced teams to deliver full clinical pathways across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties at all levels of complexity including Cardiology, Cancer, Complex surgery and Orthopaedics. The Harborne Hospital is the 4th NHS partnership within this network, partnering with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.

The theatre team comprises of Consultants and Practitioners who have vast experience and knowledge across a range of specialties. There are many complex procedures carried out daily, across a range of acute specialities, including Gynae & Obstetrics, as well as general surgery.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:
Current HCPC/NMC Registration

Post graduate experience in Theatres

12 months Anaesthetics/cardiac experience

Anaesthetics course

Prepare the Anaesthetic room according to the individual needs of the patient and Anaesthetist.


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Theatre Practitioner Anaesthetic at The Portland Hospital you’ll be eligible for:

25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
Group Life Assurance from day one
Critical illness cover
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

Anaesthetic Practitioner


Published on 10 Jul 2024

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