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Theatre Practitioner - Recovery / Anaesthetics

HCA UK at The Christie Private Care – Manchester, Greater Manchester
Full time
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Theatre Practitioner – Anaesthetics / Recovery
The Christie Private Care, Manchester  
Full time
Shift patterns: Monday – Saturday
Shift times: 0
7.30 to 18:00, 10:00 to 20:00, 12:00 to 21:00.
Salary: From £28,345 to £34,643 per annum dependent on experience, 4% shift allowance for unsocial hours + benefits (
private healthcare, contributory pension, health and a vast range of rewards you would associate with a leading private healthcare organisation)

We’re looking for a Theatre Practitioner to join our team at The Christie Private Care, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC. HCA Healthcare UK has developed a dedicated private centre in partnership with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. The Christie Private Care treats private patients with a full range of diagnostic, inpatient, surgical, day care and outpatient treatment all on one site. 

As a Theatre Practitioner, you’ll work a dual role within Anaesthetics and Recovery, delivering a consistently high standard of patient care utilising evidence-based practice. You will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate all aspect of patient care, prepare patients and aid with clinical/operative procedures and participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • Operating Department Practitioner/Registered Nurse qualified

  • Post graduate experience in Theatres

  • Current HCPC/NMC Registration

  • Anaesthetics experience

  • Completed anaesthetics course is ideal


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Theatre Practitioner, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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