Job Description

Orthopaedic Lead Practitioner

(Team Leader)

Oaklands Hospital, Salford

Entry Salary £45,000 plus enhancements for Weekends & On call payments

The role

At Ramsay Health Care UK, we know our people are our most important asset. Join our Theatre department as a Senior General Surgery Theatre Scrub Practitioner and support on our journey of ‘people caring for people’. You’ll have the best facilities – many of our theatres have laminar airflow systems and state of the art integrated theatre technology.

You’ll also have access to the Ramsay Academy, with the chance to develop your career across our 30+ network of independent hospitals across the UK. Like us, you have a can do attitude, and you’re committed to delivering the highest quality clinical outcomes in a supported environment, where you will be valued for your skills and expertise. 

Where you’ll be based

Oaklands Hospital, Salford

What you’ll bring with you

  • NMC registration with no restrictions or conditions
  • 5 years minimum (UK) surgical scrub experience
  • Orthopaedics, other speciality knowledge is an advantage
  • Surgical First Assist Qualification (SFA) desirable, not essential
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • A warm, considerate, and empathetic character


  • Contribution to pension scheme
  • Attractive enhancement rates for permanent and bank work: 30%–100% for evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Access to our employee discount programme
  • Wellbeing Centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line
  • Access to the Ramsay Academy giving you genuine opportunities to grow, develop and specialise in your career

About us 

We’re Ramsay Health Care UK. With 35 hospitals, 7,600 staff and 200,000 patients treated every year, we’re one of the leading independent healthcare providers in England. We deliver a wide and comprehensive range of specialised clinical services from routine to complex surgery, day case procedures, cancer care, diagnostic services and physiotherapy. In addition, we also have our three standalone decontamination units which are essential to supporting our clinical outcomes. 94% of our facilities are rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, and we are extremely proud of the high quality of our staff as well as excellent relationships with doctors and our strong, longstanding partnership with the NHS.

We’re part of a global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience that operates in 11 countries across the world. As people caring for people, our ethos helps make a huge difference in the lives of millions. We know that our people are our most important asset to our organisation, and are the key to our success and continuing growth.

To apply

You can apply directly via www.ramsayhealth.co.uk/careers 

For an informal chat, please call Zoe Case Theatre Manager on 01617873478

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to close our adverts prior to the announced closing date to ensure a quality recruitment process.

We care.

It’s more than what we do, it’s who we are. Everything we do is about striving to deliver the best care. And it's a belief that's as true today as it was when we welcomed our first patients in 1964.

“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that our people are our most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

We are proud to support the UK’s Armed Forces and Reservists and have already achieved the Silver Award as part of the MOD’s Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme recognises employers who actively support Defence while encouraging other organisations to adopt the same behaviours in their workplace. As a company we are committed to supporting the wider Armed Forces community and this includes our staff as well as our patients.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to background and DBS checks.

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