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Thinking of a career in theatres?

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Are you a nurse, ODP, or HCA? Are you caring, enthusiastic and driven? If so, we want you to consider a career working in our theatres.

Here at UHDB, we have an established track record for delivering excellent patient care in our operating theatres and are always on the lookout for more dedicated professionals to join our teams.

We are looking for Theatre Practitioners – both ODPs and nurses, HCAs and Clinical Apprentice HCAs. We have vacancies at Royal Derby Hospital, Queens Hospital Burton and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, in Lichfield.

We are holding a theatres recruitment event on Thursday 2 May, 10am-4pm, at Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium, and you can book your place now by clicking here. This bespoke theatre’s recruitment event is an exciting opportunity to find out more, no matter what experience you have. 

The event will allow you to meet Team UHDB in an informal environment. We have representatives from a variety of theatres across our sites, theatre simulations and details on current and future career opportunities. Come along and chat to us; we’ll answer any questions you have – and we’ve even got tea, coffee and nibbles! 

You could be working with and learning from some of the best surgeons, anaesthetists and consultants. Not only that, but you’ll also be gaining experience with UHDBs state-of-the-art equipment. We’ve got a reputation for being at the forefront of surgical technology, including the Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System.

We have a wide range of theatres, including:

  • ENT
  • Maxillo Facial Surgery
  • Plastics
  • Vascular
  • Emergencies
  • Upper GI
  • Colorectal
  • Endoscopy
  • Bariatric
  • Urology
  • Robot
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatrics
  • Breast
  • Hand and upper limb
  • Orthopaedic
  • Spines
  • Trauma
  • Ophthalmology
  • Interventional radiology