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Join our Theatre team!

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Looking for a new challenge in Theatres?

Our theatre team is recognised for its high-quality care and forward-thinking services.

There's just one thing we're missing - YOU!

So now, we’re on the hunt for Band 5 Operating Department Practitioners (ODP) and Theatre Nurses to join our fast paced, talented coutywide theatre team.

You’ll be joining a supportive, friendly team that provides theatre services from our hospitals in Worcester, Kidderminster and Redditch. We have strong links to our neighbouring hospitals to ensure patients get specialised treatment, close to home.

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We want to hear from you if you’re able to demonstrate a safe, effective and innovative, patient-centred approach to care. You’ll need to be professional, self-motivated with excellent communication skills and a passion for developing your skills and practice.

Join us and we’ll put you centre stage, with excellent opportunities to progress, improve, and consolidate your theatre skills - in scrub, recovery and anaesthetics.

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We’ve got some showstopping facilities.

Across our sites we can offer you a wide range of specialties which include: Trauma & Orthopaedics, Upper and lower GI, Urology, Renal, Plastics, Hands, Maxillofacial, ENT, Obstetrics, Vascular, Paediatrics, Day case surgery, Interventional Radiology, Pain services, Radiofrequency and Lung ablations.

In the theatre team here at Worcestershire Acute hospitals NHS Trust we have excellent development opportunities, with our education centres, simulation suite, e-learning packages, as well as our excellent close connections with our local universities. With our wide variety of theatres available across all sites, there is the option to transfer between each site or speciality enabling you to experience a diverse career and increase your skills.

Join us an you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and find your passion by working across 23 theatres, designated recovery areas and two treatment rooms across our three sites; Worcestershire Royal Hospital, The Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster hospital and Treatment Centre. 

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It's all about you.

Here at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust we pride ourselves with our diverse and dynamic theatre workforce.

All new starters are supported in their work area by the theatres clinical education team as well as the theatres teams themselves. We allocate a supernumerary period followed by supervised practice to all successfully appointed staff.  You'll get:

You’ll get:

  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • An assigned mentor
  • Training from our Professional Development Team
  • Dedicated Theatre Team Human Factors training
  • Opportunities to rotate within different specialities and across sites
  • Continual professional development for all staff in all levels of theatre through vocational, professional and management programmes

You will be required to work a range of shift patterns including; days, earlies, lates, weekends and nights, dependant on site.


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To discuss our current vacancies please contact our Recruitment and development team below for more info!

Got a question?

If you've got any questions or want more information, then please contact our friendly Theatre Recruitment and Development leads

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More about our hospitals

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At Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, we provide hospital care and treatment from three main sites - the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre, and Worcestershire Royal Hospital in Worcester.

We provide a wide range of services to a population of more than 580,000 people in Worcestershire as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield.

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Last year we provided care to more than 238,905 different Worcestershire patients – that is 40% of the Worcestershire population receiving care at one of our hospitals.

We employ more than 6,000 people and have around 800 local people volunteer with us.

Our Location

Worcestershire is a largely rural county, with four main towns – Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester – lying between the Cotswolds, the Welsh border and Birmingham. There are four further substantial market towns, Droitwich, Evesham, Malvern and Pershore.

There are a number of high-quality schools across the county and the major motorway network of the M42, M5 and M6 provide excellent links to the rest of the West Midlands and beyond. Local leisure facilities are well developed and the area has easy access to Birmingham and the South West.

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