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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2021.

Theatre Practitioner - (RGN / ODP)

Job Reference: J198-11602

Ramsay Health Care UK
The Westbourne Centre
Dependant upon experience

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Scrub Nurse/ODP to join our expanding Theatre team at The Westbourne Centre. The Centre is one of the UK’s largest independent clinics established in 2009 as part of a joint venture between 4 regional consultants and the global hospital company, Ramsay Healthcare.

As well as delivering exceptional standards of clinical care to our surgical patients,the successful candidate will have the opportunity to broaden their theatre nursing experience by managing a stimulating case mix.

The Role

The theatre department at The Westbourne Centre is expanding with more consultants joining the team and using the facilities. Candidates must have experience as a Theatre/scrub practitioner and Ophthalmic experience is desirable. This role is vital to the team and will help to ensure that efficient and individualised high quality patient care is offered to our whole patient group.

Proven current clinical NHS and/or independent sector experience in a range of surgical specialities including (but not limited to):

Orthopaedics (upper and lower limb)
General and Vascular Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery.
What you’ll bring with you:

  • Current medical and/or surgical experience within a hospital environment
  • Current registration with the HCPC or NMC (UK) and ongoing CPD
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant clinical standards in a surgical environment
  • The ability to scrub for more than one speciality.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A good standard of computer literacy
  • The ability to work within a team
  • The ability to time-manage effectively
  • Willingness to be flexible during periods of low activity and work extra hours where required
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills and be flexible in your work to cover a busy unit with plans for further development within surgery.

What we offer you in return:

Competitive salary plus enhancements where applicable
25 days’ annual leave (pro rata for part time employees)
Paid bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Excellent training and development opportunities
Free on-site parking
Benefits via Blue Light Card
Wellbeing Centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line for free advise
Hours:Full time (37.5 hours per week). Part time applications will be considered
Shifts:Variable to include long days, weekends and evenings.

Hours of business at The Westbourne Centre are 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 8am -4pm on a Saturday.

About Us

The Westbourne Centre is a private day surgery facility in the heart of the Edgbaston Medical Quarter in Birmingham. The Centre brings together a diverse group of clinical specialists and state-of-the-art facilities, enabling the highest quality procedures, treatments and patient experience for private, insured and NHS patients. The successful applicant will find a friendly, supportive group of clinicians and nurses, within which career progression and ongoing education are fully supported.

Successful candidates will be subject a 6 month probationary period.

We are committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all. All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service,


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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