Theatre Nurse / Operational Department Practitioner

Job Ref: Mids-Theatre-Leics0
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Theatre
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 30 March 2023
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, UK Leicester Leicestershire GBR LE5 4PW
  • The Registration Team
Medacs Healthcare

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Client Name: University Hospitals Leicester

Role: Band 5-7 Theatre Nurse

Rates: minimum daily rate

Shifts: Flexible weekend work


  • Build your theatre experience working with an expert team to ensure children and adults in chronic pain get the surgical procedures they need
  • Comprehensive induction and training to don and doff PPE correctly
  • Next day payroll
  • Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant, 24/7
  • Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

Are you a dedicated and skilled Theatre Nurse with recent NHS experience? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a expert insourcing team working the waiting list at weekends at the prestigious University Hospitals Leicester.

Working on a flexible rota, you will be responsible for prepping and monitoring patients undergoing surgical procedures across a range of specialties including Paediatrics, CardioThoracics and Gynaecology. With access to state-of-the-art medical equipment, you will have the chance to ensure the highest standards of care and make a real difference, helping the trust to reduce waiting times.

Development opportunities

This is a unique opportunity to develop your experience working as part of a dedicated insourcing team, responsible for ensuring that patients get the procedures they need and experience the very highest standards of care both pre and post-surgery.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Theatre Nurse, you will have:

  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • excellent attention to detail
  • a methodical approach to tasks
  • excellent timekeeping
  • the ability to work well under pressure
  • empathy and understanding
  • a flexible attitude
  • a desire to learn and improve
  • active listening skills
  • the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Theatre Nurse with University Hospitals Leicester you will:

  • provide constant monitoring and care for patients during operations
  • actively support pre and post-surgery patients and their families.
  • communicate clinical information using a variety of methods to ensure effective understanding.
  • safely identify, prepare, check and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list.
  • be responsible for adhering to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.



  • Be a registered nurse.
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent surgical NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

So, if you believe you have what it takes to be a part of the outstanding insourcing team at University Hospitals Leicester, apply today.

Please call the Registration Team on 01785 256434 or click the apply button.

27/04/2023 02:32:10
GBP 300.00 300.00

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