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Theatre Practitioner

Job Reference: J215-SYS-24357

BMI Healthcare
Competitive salary plus benefits

BMI Healthcare’s Alexandra Hospital is a fantastic place to work. Situated close to the M60 in Cheadle, Cheshire, The Alex is BMI Healthcare’s flagship private hospital serving the communities of Manchester and Cheshire for nearly 40 years. The hospital has 7 very busy theatres and a cardiac cath lab performing a wide range of routine and complex surgical procedures. Specialities include orthopaedics, plastics, ENT, cardiology and cardia surgery. We are proud to be rated “Good” by the CQC affirming our commitment to put patient care at the heart of absolutely everything we do.


As well as having a strong local reputation, BMI Alexandra Hospital is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's largest provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare group in the country. 

At The Alex we are looking to recruit an experienced and committed Theatre Practitioner - Scrub to join our fantastic theatre team. We need a highly motivated and passionate Theatre Practitioner/ ODP who puts patient care at the heart of everything they do. As an autonomous registered practitioner we will expect you to use your skills and knowledge to work well within a team, adopting a flexible and collaborative approach. Ideally we require you to have strong Scrub experience to be considered for this post.

At The Alex we are committed to providing ongoing training and development opportunities to our theatre staff and our mission is to develop people from within wherever possible. You will be supported from Day One with a robust induction programme and support for your mandatory training, and with further long term career development and advancement opportunities across a range of Theatre specialties, we can offer the support and structure to help your career thrive.

BMI Healthcare will also offer some great benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced rates of pay for overtime, weekends and bank holidays
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Private health cover
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Free parking and subsidised staff restaurant at The Alex
  • Plus a range of additional flexible benefits

For more information or to arrange an informal site visit, please contact Janet Hamnett on 07884 227624 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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