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Theatre Manager

HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital – Wilmslow, Cheshire
Full time
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Theatre Manager

Salary - Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development).


We are seeking a Theatre Manager to join our team at The Wilmslow Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC. Currently the world’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care, The Wilmslow Hospital is a specialist Ambulatory Surgical Centre. Our specialist team work with world leading consultants to treat private patients using a full range of diagnostic, outpatient and surgical treatment all on one site. We operate across a number of service lines including Orthopaedics, Women’s Health, Ophthalmology, Men’s health and ENT


What you’ll do:


You will clinically support the theatre department to promote and ensure that outstanding patient care is always provided. You will take responsibility to lead the department under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer and be responsible for the deployment, supervision and mentoring of staff within the clinical area supporting the hospital management team in providing clinical leadership.  As the Theatre Manager, you will have budgetary responsibility and ensure that patient safety and outstanding patient experience is maintained throughout the department, while adhering to clinical governance and CQC standards


As an effective, compassionate and visible leader you will drive the operational success of the team clinically to promote and ensure the delivery of the highest quality patient perioperative care.

Working closely with the Surgical Services Manager and Chief Nursing Officer, you will take responsibility to appropriately manage theatre lists and workforce and to provide strategic and operational direction to build the departmental business; plan new services and introduce new technologies as required.


What you’ll bring:

  • Qualified practitioner and current registration with NMC or HCPC
  • Previous leadership and influencing skills with the ability to motivate and enthuse individuals/teams
  • Proven experience working in a leadership role
  • Organisational skills and ability to prioritise and delegate workload effectively and respond to the needs of the department and the hospital
  • The ability to set, implement and evaluate standards of evidence-based practice
  • Experience in clinical governance within the perioperative setting
  • Change management skills
  • Excellent IT skills


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.  


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 Manager, 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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