Lead Orthopaedic Theatre Practitioner – Private Hospital

Orpington, Greater London, England
£ 38000.0 - 42000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
18 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020

Job Description

Lead Orthopaedic Theatre Practitioner – Private Hospital

£38,000-£42,000 plus Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme & Additional Company Benefits


Orpington, Kent



The Client

Compass Associates are extremely proud to be working with a specialist Private Hospital, located in Kent, who are currently in search for a Lead Orthopaedic Scrub Nurse to join their Theatres Department. This well-established hospital offers a full range of services including Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, ENT, Women’s Health and Physiotherapy, as well as having an excellent Pre-Assessment and Outpatient Service. This hospital prides themselves on their welcoming atmosphere, high standards or clinical care and the continuing investment their training and facilities.        


The Role  

The successful candidate will work as part of the highly specialised Theatres team to provide effective, evidence-based and patient focused care. Reporting directly into the Theatre Manager, you will help support, coordinate and assist in the organisation of the Theatre Department, managing the Team of Orthopaedic Scrub Nurses. You will have a number of responsibilities including developing the services to achieve profitability and growth, assisting in recruitment and staff selection, as well as providing professional leadership and knowledge.                       


The ideal candidate will have extensive theatre experience within a Lead or Senior capacity, with a strong major orthopaedics background, with a passion for promoting high standards of patient care.


This is a full-time position consisting of 37.5 hour per week. There is a good level of shift flexibility that they can offer, catering for either longer days or shorter shifts across the week, based on what you would prefer. The successful applicants will either be RGN trained and registered with NMC, or a trained ODP registered with the HCPC. If you have extensive experience within theatres and are looking to be a part of a positive, forward-thinking and dedicated team, then please apply.

Role Requirements

- RGN or ODP Qualification

- NMC or HCPC registration

- Strong experience working within the acute healthcare sector

- Extensive theatre experience covering major and minor orthopaedics

- Passion for high quality patient care      

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- High sense of personal responsibilities  

- Ability to lead and develop a team

- Passion for high quality patient care

- Great attention to detail

- Motivated and enthusiastic



This Hospital is located in Orpington, Kent, making it easily accessible from Bromley, Seven Oaks and South London.  



There is a generous salary of up to £42,000 on offer, which could be negotiated dependent on experience. My client is also offering competitive benefit including substantial annual leave, flexible working hours, Private Medical Insurance, pension, free on-site parking, life cover, health assessments, childcare vouchers, access to a range of training and development programmes and more! My client is committed to their employee's well-being and will be fully supported through training, rewards and career developments.         



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as the sole recruitment consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation/referral.     


Contact Details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Rachel Eggelton direct on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply

Ref: RE/HQ00032509

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