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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2021.

Band 6 Perioperative Practitioner / Theatre Practitioner

Job Reference: 290-BTH-36

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Main Theatres (Trustwide)
London, Trustwide
£32,306 - £39,027

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Please note: As part of our continued response to COVID19 we are conducting the majority of our interviews virtually with limited face to face interviews. We require candidates to have the camera on during the interview. If you have been shortlisted and wish to have a face to face interview at one of our Trust locations please request this to the Recruiting Manager and we will do our best to facilitate your request, however this may not always be feasible.

Join our multidisciplinary team of skilled and motivated staff who provide high quality of care to our patients, both NHS and private. We are committed to your professional development and will provide you with a range of education opportunities and in-house training and one to one coaching co-ordinated by a dedicated practice development nurse and with senior nursing team.

We are proud to work in theatres where we have pioneered cutting edge surgical techniques using medical technology including the Da Vinci robotic programme. We are also renowned for being the UK’s leading centre for bariatric surgery such as gastric bypass. Our head and neck surgery is recognised as world-class and St Mary’s Hospital as one of only four major trauma centres in London is widely respected as a UK top performer. Our Trust is also recognised as being one of the largest renal transplant centres in the country. We have well recognised general and colorectal surgery in addition to cardiac surgery and endovascular surgery

You will gain experience working with other specialisms like:

  • ENT
  • Breast and breast reconstruction
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology and renal
  • General and complex gynaecology
  • Colorectal
  • Vascular
  • Neuro surgery
  • Plastics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Hepatobillary – liver and pancreas

This is a dynamic and challenging environment where highly qualified and skilled staff provide 24hr care to patients. An on call system is also in operation, while providing care at night, on weekends and Bank holidays and therefore this demand requires all applicants that are able to fulfil all shift patterns. To be successful in this role we are seeking those with a passion for delivering high quality care to patients, willing to work collaboratively and a flexible attitude.A HCPC or NMC registration without restrictions is mandatory.

Tier 2 sponsorship may be available for the right candidate.

At our Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values – expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hammersmith: Danny Owens

St Mary’s: Rhona Eslabra

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Covid-19 full vaccination is a condition of employment for this role, unless an exemption applies. The successful applicant may have contact with vulnerable service users and we will therefore seek proof of being fully vaccinated during the recruitment process

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Once the vacancy that you have applied for has closed your application will be transferred to the Trac Recruitment System and you can expect emails from this site. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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