Theatre Practitioner - Spire Murrayfield Hospital

Offered by Spire Healthcare

  • Job Sector: Theatre Practitioner
  • Location: Scotland
  • Salary: Equivalent to Band 5/6 dependent on experience
  • Closing Date: Open until filled

Theatre Practitioner - Spire Murrayfield Hospital


Equivalent to Band 5/6 dependent on experience

Spire Edinburgh Hospital are looking to recruit experienced and committed Theatre staff /ODP’s to join our friendly operating theatre team. Consultants come to work with us from all across the UK and you will work closely with them and be exposed to the latest innovative, evidence-based clinical techniques. 

Most important is that our Theatre staff /ODPs are experienced in a variety of surgical procedures, or are willing to learn new procedures and techniques under expert supervision. We are keen to promote from within the Spire network, so if you are looking for a long-term career with advancement opportunities you will find them at Spire.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Working as part of a supportive team you will provide exemplary planned care for patients within the perioperative department
  • You will assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Scrub teams in the operating department; acting as the Scrub Practitioner across a range of clinical specialities
  • You’ll discuss, agree and explain responsibilities for assessment of patients including their needs and any associated risks

Who we're looking for

  • Operating Department Practitioner or Theatre Nurse with valid registration
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient case mixes although would consider newly qualified Nurse or ODP
  • Competence across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through state registration/practitioner qualification and additional training.

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Free onsite car park
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For us, it’s more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.