Health Care Assistant - Theatres
Rivers Hospital

Job reference: 012456

Location: Rivers Hospital

Closing date: 29/10/2021

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 37.5

Health Care Assistant - Theatre

Competitive Salary | Rivers Hospital – Sawbridgeworth | Full time |

The role

In this role you will be an integral part of a team who are committed to delivering the highest quality clinical outcomes in a supported environment, where you will be valued for your skills and expertise. You will create a great experience for patients undergoing major and minor surgeries in our theatres. Putting their care first, you will have more time to care for them as individual people, not just as patients. You will play a key role within a fast-paced environment where the team will rely on your support.

​​​​​​​What you’ll bring with you

  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet changing needs of the business
  • Demonstrated customer services skills
  • Be a highly motivated individual.
  • Enjoy working in places that are constantly and rapidly changing.
  • Have lots of empathy for people and will find the challenges of theatre work fascinating.
  • Bring great communication skills to the role, and a flexible approach to both your duties and your hours.


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Ramsay Academy – genuine opportunities to grow, develop and specialise in your career
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more
  • Flexible shift options
  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free uniform
  • Access to our employee Discount Programme
  • Wellbeing centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line for free advice
  • Free DBS checking
  • Long service, Employee recognition and appreciation awards
  • Hospital bonus / employee incentive scheme

About us

Rivers Hospital is part of Ramsay Health Care UK, one of the leading providers of NHS and private patient’s services in England. We are based on the Herts & Essex boarder and are passionate about quality of care throughout the hospital. The hospital is equipped with the latest medical facilities for diagnosis and treatment, and has very high quality clinical standards including effective infection prevention measures. By investing in advanced medical technology, the hospital offers a wide range of treatments and services. The five fully equipped theatres with ultra clean air technology are particularly suitable for orthopaedic procedures offered such as arthroscopy, hip and knee replacement. Two-day surgery suites are suitable for minor surgery and endoscopy procedures.

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England.

We love people with a positive, “can do” attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that people – staff and doctors – are Ramsay Health Care’s most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success. Click here to find out more.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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