From surgical support to emotional support, and delivering drugs to delivering babies, theatre nurses perform an incredible array of duties. Theatre nurse jobs require a nursing degree, as well as dedication, compassion and skill. The work you do will help to improve patients’ lives forever.
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Major Ortho Scrub Nurse
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Lead Theatre Practitioner- Scrub
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Private Hospital Theatre Practitioner – North London
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It depends on whether the theatre nurse is working in a private hospital or within the NHS. The average salary for a theatre nurse in the UK is £32,000. Privately, a theatre nurse earns between £25 and £30 per hour.
To become a theatre nurse you’ll need a nursing degree and to be registered as a nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Council. There are specific theatre nurse roles that require other skills. Operating department practitioner nurses need to be registered on the Health & Care Professions Council and require a DipHE or a BSc degree.
All hospitals have different shift patterns, but the traditional hours are:
Early: 07:00 to 15:00
Late: 13:00 to 21:00
Long day: 07:00 to 21:00
Night: 21:00 to 07:00
Other examples of theatre shifts:
8 hours: 06:30-15:00, 08:00-16:30, 10:30-19:00, 13:00-21:30, 14:30-23:00
10 hours: 06:30-17:00, 08:30-19:00, 10:30-21:00
12 hours: 06:30-19:00, 07:30-20:00, 18:30-07:00
We’re able to agree unique shift patterns for our nurses at various hospitals. Call us to talk through the shift patterns you want and we’ll see if we can help.