Senior Theatre Practitioner - Albyn Hospital, Aberdeen

Offered by BMI Healthcare

  • Job Sector: Senior Theatre Practitioner
  • Location: Scotland
  • Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
  • Closing Date: 23/02/2020

BMI Healthcare is the UK’s largest provider of independent healthcare.  With a network of hospitals across the country, our aim is to attract the best nursing, theatre and allied healthcare professionals in addition to employing outstanding non-clinical and support staff who underpin everything we do.  Being part of the wider BMI Healthcare group also offers the prospect for great career progression with opportunities throughout the UK.

BMI Healthcare’s Albyn Hospital is a fantastic place to work. Located in the west end of Aberdeen it is the only independent hospital serving Grampian and the North of Scotland. BMI Albyn provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day-case specialties including orthopaedic, cardiology, cosmetic surgery, general surgery and urology. Facilities on-site include 27 beds, three operating theatres, outpatient consulting rooms, Imaging and physiotherapy departments. We are regulated by HIS and are proud of our recent Good to Excellent rating which affirms our commitment of putting patient care at the heart of absolutely everything we do.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and committed Senior Theatre Practitioner or Senior ODP to join our fantastic team of staff in our Operating Theatre department.

The successful candidate will put patient care at the heart of everything they do.  As a qualified practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration you will use your skills and knowledge to work well within a team, adopting a flexible and collaborative approach at all times. Whether your background is in Scrub, Anaesthetics and/or Recovery you will be keen to learn and develop new skills to further grow your career.

We are looking for a candidate who shares BMI’s belief in providing the highest standards of perioperative care for patients to join the team.

Typical responsibilities will include: 

  • Lead and work alongside multi-disciplinary team to provide safe and high quality care provision for patients and their family, visitors and carers
  • Support colleagues and Lead Theatre Practitioners to help promote good team morale, leading by example with one’s own professional behaviour.
  • Acting as a role model and mentor to develop junior staff
  • Desired Skills and Experience:-
  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Significant post-registration experience within a high acuity specialty.
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment.
  • Previous experiencing managing and leading a clinical team.

Please see attached Job Description for further detailed responsibilities & accountabilities of this role

This is a full time post and there is a flexible shift pattern in place.  We will also consider applications from candidates wishing part time work and endeavour to offer flexibility with hours wherever possible.

Join the BMI Healthcare journey and become part of a team where people matter


BMI Healthcare offers a very competitive starting salary.  Employee benefits for contracted staff also include 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Pension scheme, Private health insurance, discounted gym membership and many more exclusive discounts and incentives via our “Perks at Work” scheme – we also have free parking at most of our hospitals.

We are also committed to providing ongoing training and development to our staff via our dedicated in-house BMI Academy which offers one of the most comprehensive packages of training courses available in the private sector.


If you would like any further information or an informal chat before applying then please contact Gayle Bain, Director of Clinical Services  – Theatre on 01224 595993.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, apply today!

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Check.


BMI Healthcare is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people, and vulnerable adults by taking all reasonable steps to protect them from harm.  All staff will receive appropriate training and induction so that they understand their roles and responsibilities and are confident about carrying them out.