BMI Healthcare
6 Oct 2016
Worthing, Dereham, Norfolk, England
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 36500 - 36500 Per year
Closing date:
3 Nov 2016

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK - and to do that, we need exceptional people.

As part of the UK's largest independent healthcare employer BMI Goring Hall Hospital is an excellent location to develop or consolidate your clinical career. We pride ourselves on the quality of care delivery to our patients. It allows healthcare professionals to deliver direct patient care and to innovate.

Whether you are newly-qualified, returning from a career break, or looking for a new challenge, we have some exceptional opportunities to build your career in healthcare. As a flexible employer, we will consider part-time applicants for all full time vacancies. We appreciate that a work/life balance is important and enables healthcare professionals to deliver the best care possible.

The hospital team includes over 90 consultants who are assisted by a Resident Medical Officer, available 24 hours a day. Goring Hall Hospital has 170 employees and 130 bank staff. We handle over 2,000 inpatient, 4,000 day case and 3,000 outpatient procedures a year.

The hospital has 3 main Theatres, an Endoscopy Theatre and a Minor Operations Suite. Patient accommodation consists of Ilex ward (22 beds), Extended Recovery (4 beds) Day Care Unit (12 beds) and a "walk in walk out" lounge.

Patient care is undeniably our first concern. Our dedicated healthcare team provides professional care within a comfortable environment, helping to ensure that coming into hospital is a more pleasurable and less anxious time for patients and their relatives.

Whatever your area of clinical practice the hospital has something to offer you:


All practitioners receive the support necessary to develop competency

Internal and external training courses offered to support safe practice.

Dedicated endoscopy team and identified leads for each speciality.

All lists are staffed according to AfPP recommendations.

There lists run 6 days a week between 08:00- 20:00.

BMI Healthcare's Goring Hall Hospital in Goring-By-Sea has a vacancy for a Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff within the Theatres Department.

This post is for 37.5 hours per week

It is essential that applicants have the following:

* Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration

* Approved/recognised theatre practice, recovery or anaesthetic course.

* Good interpersonal and communication skills

* Ability to work as part of a team


* Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills

* ENB 998 and/or mentorship course


* External Advanced Scrub Practitioner Course

Duties of this role include:

* Deliver and supervise care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.

* Demonstrate compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.

* Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical /technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.

* Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.

* Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients, demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.

* Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience

* Assist in the delivery of patient care

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Being the UK's largest private healthcare provider, BMI Healthcare is able to offer staff excellent training support and progression potential, making this an excellent place to work.

About BMI Healthcare

As the UK's largest independent healthcare employer, with over 70 hospitals across the UK and over 10,000 staff, BMI Healthcare really is 'a magnet for the best' nursing, theatre and allied healthcare professionals, as well as non-clinical and support staff who underpin our growing business.

Whether you are newly-qualified, returning from a career break, or looking for a new challenge, we have some exceptional opportunities to build your career in healthcare.

Who are BMI?

BMI Healthcare is the acute private hospital division of our parent company General Healthcare Group and is the largest independent provider of private health care in the UK. We are committed to providing a consistent, high quality service to local communities.

BMI Healthcare has over 70 hospitals nationwide, each serving the health care needs of the local community. BMI hospitals have an enviable reputation for providing excellent medical and surgical facilities supported by state-of-the-art equipment and a very high standard of nursing care, within pleasant and comfortable surroundings.

Equipped with the latest technology, BMI hospitals perform more complex surgery than any other independent private health care provider in the country. Handling over 250,000 inpatient and 1,000,000 outpatient visits each year, nearly half the procedures undertaken for patients are of a major or complex nature.

BMI hospitals attract consultants and clinical teams from a wide range of specialties, most of whom have extensive experience gained within the NHS. Supported by BMI Healthcare’s high calibre staff, they are able to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to the most complex, high acuity cases such as cardiac and neuro surgery.

At BMI Healthcare, we focus on clinical excellence, quality of service and efficiency. We have a well deserved reputation for consistent achievement in these areas throughout the independent health care sector. Healthcare is a people business at its heart, and quality is at the core of what we do.

So, we want to attract and retain the best staff we can, and help them to grow with us. Our aim is for BMI Healthcare to be an exceptional place to work, and we’re constantly striving to ensure that our staff are proud and happy to work here.

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