Both our Registered Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners act to a high standard of expertise and professionalism throughout all clinical activities

Essential requirements

  • A professional qualification as either a Registered Nurse or an Operating Department Practitioner
  • A minimum of two skills to include either scrub or endoscopy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional attitude
  • A thorough understanding of the unit’s systems
  • Minimum three years appropriate operating theatre department experience
  • Current full driving licence


We are a mobile business, so our clinical staff are expected to be geographically flexible – the role involves considerable travel and nights away from home. Our clinical team are extremely proud of the work they do, and we are extremely proud of them! For their hard work Vanguard’s Theatre Practitioners experience a range of exciting benefits.

  • Competitive salary – for a 38 hour week (4 days p/w 8:00-18:00), although staff are nearly always required for a five day week of 47.5 hours with the last 9.5 hours paid at time plus a third
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Hotel accommodation and evening meal paid for during the week
  • Pension scheme
  • Option to buy/sell holidays
  • Healthcash plan

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