Theatre Manager
Ashtead Hospital

Job reference: 002551

Location: Ashtead Hospital

Closing date: 21/04/2019

Salary: up to 55K (band 7 equivalent)

Employment type: Permanent - Full Time

Hours per week: 37.5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, driven and dedicated individual to join our team as Theatre Manager at Ashtead Hospital in Surrey.


We require a highly motivated individual leader with drive and commitment, to continue to take our motivated and dedicated team forward towards our “outstanding” goal and to continue to exceed performance expectations, exemplary customer service and first rate individual patient care.


You will have an extensive Operating Theatre background, preferably with previous theatre manager experience and have the ability to combine your clinical expertise with managerial responsibilities. You will hold relevant qualifications and have sufficient experience in the theatre setting to provide strong, knowledgeable leadership for our theatre team.


The successful individual will also be part of the wider clinical Heads of Department team that work together to provide the best in patient experience and drive the hospital to a CQC “outstanding”.


It is essential that the ideal candidate will have:

  • ODP Level 3 / RN (1)
  • Current registration with relevant professional body
  • Significant exposure in a senior role to external stakeholders such as Consultants, Physicians, Allied Health professionals, patients and suppliers.
  • At least 3 years previous leadership experience within a theatre department.
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant clinical standards
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Immediate Life Support
  • AIMS
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Effective presentation and Intermediate computer skills
  • Proven track record of on-going professional development


As a professional member of our team your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring good working knowledge of the A.F.P.P. standards and practice ensuring the team works to these.
  • Ensuring all Clinical Governance issues are addressed, E.g. through incident reporting, National joint registry, and new services and staff introduced safely.
  • Ensuring all equipment and Theatre environment is maintained to meet Health and Safety requirements.
  • Achieve Key Performance Indicators and financial budgets
  • Meet the requirements of the Care Quality Commission within the Department
  • Working closely with the Senior Management Team to develop Consultant relationships and increase theatre activity.


Ashtead Hospital is a highly respected hospital with an excellent reputation for the highest standards of care. Consultants from a vast range of clinical disciplines, offer an exceptional service to patients. We have 3 operating theatres, a stand alone Endoscopy Suite and on site TSSU. The department allows staff to utilise a broad range of clinical skills within a dynamic and progressive team. 

In return for your professionalism and commitment we offer the following competitive benefits package:

  • Competitive salary Plus Enhancements (if eligible)
  • 33 days annual leave inc bank holidays which increase with service (pro rata)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • Subsidised Staff Restaurant*
  • Off site Parking


For further information about this post or to arrange an informal visit to the Theatre Department please contact Donna Sayers on 01372 221427.

Hours:    Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Shifts:     Variable to include early mornings, evenings and some weekends.

Salary:    Dependent on qualifications and experience

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All offers of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all


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