Theatre Anaesthetic Practitioners - The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Offered by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

  • Job Sector: Theatre Anaesthetic Practitioners
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rata
  • Closing Date: Open until filled

Theatre Anaesthetic Practitioners

About us

Our two hospitals, The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury, provide a wide range of acute hospital services for around half a million people across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. 

We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for Theatre Anaesthetic Practitioners to join our professional and friendly teams at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. We pride ourselves on team work, learning and being forward thinking. 

Our expectations are to deliver a high standard of service with patient safety and quality as our top priority. You should be able to demonstrate effective team working and work to the highest standards of evidence based practice.

You must have a flexible attitude to work and be able to cover a range of shifts which will include weekends, bank holidays and on-calls. Cross site travel between the two sites will be required so that you have the opportunity to gain experience in those specialities not covered at your base site.

The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford consists of 10 operating theatres, 8 theatres and 2 maternity theatres. We have an on call team that covers the main theatres 24/7 and a team consisting of an ODP and scrub practitioner that covers maternity 24/7.  On our Telford site we cover the following specialities: Trauma & Orthopaedics, ENT, MaxFax, Gynae, Paediatrics, Breast surgery, CEPOD and Maternity.

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital comprises of 9 Operating Theatres covering a range of Major and Day Case Surgery including Colorectal, Urology, Upper GI and Bariatric, Vascular, ENT, Max Fax, Orthopaedic Trauma and an Emergency CEPOD Theatre 24/7.


What can we offer you?

Shropshire is a beautiful rural county rich in historic sites and opportunities for outdoor activities, so whether you’re an adventure seeker or enjoy time for relaxation there’s sure to be something for you. With an exciting food scene and charming market towns, Shropshire is also a wonderful county for eating, drinking and planning a day out shopping. We also have excellent transport links to nearby cities.

As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development. Working with the Transforming Care Institute we can also offer in-house training such as degree/master modules, secondments and acting up opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to gain experience in those specialities not covered at your base site.

We can also offer you:

  • Paid attendance at mandatory training courses
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme
  • Support for re-validation should you need it
  • Flexible working
  • 27 days annual leave entitlement on appointment, increasing after 5 and 10 years’ service
  • Various local and national discounts through the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts
  • Access to staff health and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Interested? Apply today!

Please note that holding a Literacy and Numeracy qualification (as per the person specification), is a requirement for this position.  If you do not hold an English and Numeracy Qualification at GCSE grades 9-4 or equivalent, you will have the opportunity to complete a simple Literacy and Numeracy assessment once you commence in post.*