Theatre Nurse / ODP – Private Hospital

  • Location: Southend on Sea, Essex
  • Position: Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP    
  • Service: General Hospital
  • Care: Theatre – Scrub – Major Orthopaedics
  • Salary: £32,000 – £38,000 per annum – negotiable depending on experience
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract type: Permanent

About the role:
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an  experienced Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP to join a highly reputable state of the art private hospital based in Southend on Sea, Essex. The hospital has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP to join our friendly theatre team on a permanent basis. The service is ideally situated in Southend-on-Sea and is within easy reach of public transport links and local amenities. The team are passionate about person centred care and put their patients at the heart of everything they do and looking for a like-minded Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP to join them. This vibrant and modern hospital boasts some of the latest technology and offers a wide range of treatments covering a variety of surgical procedures.

Duties and responsibilities
You will be working as a Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP and will be responsible for the following;

  • Working across a variety of different specialisms including Orthopaedics, Bariatrics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynae, Ophthalmology, Spinal, Urology and ENT.
  • Working across 3 operating theatres in a busy and varied environment
  • Provide support to junior members of staff
  • Demonstrating best practice at all times
  • Run a theatre list without supervision
  • Perform scrub duties and work across multi specialities
  • Ensure the patient record is completed in a timely and accurate manner

Who we’re looking for

  • Be NMC / HCPC  registered- your pin must not have any restrictions or conditions
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • Minimum of 2 years UK theatre experience with major orthopaedics
  • Compassionate and able to showcase excellent patient care
  • Experience working with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills

Employees are offered a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Competitive annual salary
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • Reward platform – discount and cashback for over 100 retailers
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • On-going training and career development
  • Friendly working environment
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Free Parking

How to Apply:
Person Specification: All applicants for the role of Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP must have a valid NMC / HCPC Registration with no restrictions and full eligibility to live and work in the UK. Applicants must also have at least 2 years major orthopaedic experience in the UK.

For more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Amy Daruvalla on 01489 774 211 or send a copy of your CV to

Alternatively, you can text 07360 267311, if you do decide to text, please pop your name on there so I know who it’s from.


Amy Daruvalla

Health Team Manager - Hospitals & Clinics

Leading as Health Team Manager, Amy's focus is recruiting for NHS & private hospitals and clinics. With a foundation in Psychology and diverse roles, she blends her listening and matching skills flawlessly. Amy is that smiling face in the office, always ready to assist. Off-duty, she's either at the gym, running after her two little ones, eating great food along with a good glass of bubbly, or dreaming of her next sunlit vacation!