Anaesthetic Practitioner

Band 5

Main area
Theatre Anaesthetics - Pay
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
Denmark Hill
£26,554 - £34,495 per annum inc HCA
06/08/2018 23:59

Anaesthetic Practitioner

Band 5

Hours - Full Time 37.5 hours /week

King’s College Hospital (KCH) NHS Foundation Trust situated in South East London that provides comprehensive health care and emergency services for a diverse community. KCH is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.  We are a tertiary centre for multiple specialties, trauma, cardiac, liver.

King’s Inpatient Theatres Department consists of 18 operating theatres which include specialties: orthopaedics, gynaecology, neurosurgery, general, laparoscopic surgery, ophthalmic, dental, urology, paediatrics and endoscopy, neurosurgery, hepatobiliary, liver, cardiac and trauma theatres.  We also provide general anaesthetic service to Radiology, Endoscopy, MRI and Cath Lab.

We have exciting opportunities for highly motivated persons to work with our theatre team. We are seeking a qualified professionals with excellent and efficient anaesthetic skills. You must be able to work independently but in liaison with your theatre team, anaesthetist and floor coordinators. You will have the ability to facilitate the delivery of high standards of patient care in the operating theatres.  You must be an excellent communicator and have flexible, pro-active approach as well the ability to manage a demanding workload.

Your role will also require safe patient care within outlying areas of the hospital. You will participate and role model in the cleaning and re stocking and preparation of the operating theatres and equipment care. You are required to be a team person, be empathetic and be able to remain calm and steady under pressure. This role also requires a reassuring manner and the understanding of the rights, privacy & dignity and safeguarding of all patients.

We will provide initial support to you with a comprehensive supernumerary induction to get you settled and established to the Kings way. Newly qualified practitioners will also be supported through the Trust’s preceptorship programme.

You must have an ODP qualification or be an RN1 with a proven record within these specialties.  A mentorship course is desirable.

We support flexible working to provide a service to the Trust. 

This post mostly includes Monday to Sunday shifts, late shifts and rotational night shifts.


Closing date: 6th August 2018

Assessment & Interview Date:  14th August 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information on the above posts or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

 Sue Carr, (Clinical Lead) Tel: 02032994000 ext. 31059,

 Jason Nwese (Band 7 Anaesthetic Coordinator) tel. 02032995458

Banu Natarajan (Band 7 Anaesthetic Coordinator) tel. 02032995458