Lead Anaesthetics Practitioner – Operating Theatres

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  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £0 / per annum + additional perks
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Social Care
  • Deadline:
    23rd August 2019

Job Description

Social Personnel are now recruiting an experienced Lead Anaesthetics Practitioner for a private hospital in Marylebone, West London.


  • To be able to identify the specific peri-operative care needs of patients undergoing a variety of surgery including manoeuvring and positioning of conscious and unconscious patients.
  • Implement and evaluate care plans as appropriate to surgical requirements and patient’s condition.
  • To be able to take the lead in an emergency situation.
  • Handover and transfer responsibility of care to colleagues, ensuring appropriate information and care is relayed.
  • Ensure that the privacy and dignity of patients whilst in theatre is upheld at all times
  • Ensure that the “Five Steps to Safer Surgery” initiative including the WHO Surgical Safety checklists are performed and adhered to.
  • Responsible for the management, security, control and administration of drugs as prescribed, adhering to local and national policies.
  • Ensure that all specimens are correctly labeled and dispatched to the correct laboratory.
  • Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.
  • To ensure that all equipment is cleaned, checked daily and maintained, and to take appropriate action with the quarantining and reporting of faulty equipment.

What you need:

  • Minimum 5 years PQE in operating theatres.
  • NMC or HCPC Registration.

Benefits of working with Social Personnel:

  • As a Top Tier agency across many local authorities nationwide, Social Personnel have access to jobs earlier than other agencies, giving you the best chance at securing the role.
  • A way to give back to charitable organisations/disadvantaged young people, through our partnership with Youth at Risk, now known as GRIT
  • Simplistic payroll process, taking away the hassle from you – just enjoy your hard earned money each week
  • Training and development opportunities which meet the needs of your career and are tailored to you
  • Receive a £250 referral bonus for every social worker sent to us who gets placed.
  • Your own highly experienced recruitment consultant and dedicated aftercare team
  • Boat Parties, prize giveaways and much, much more…

If you are interested in this position please submit application below or call Trey on 0203 929 4008.