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Theatre Manager posted by Spire Healthcare


Job Description

Theatre Manager | Theatre | Band 8a depending of expertise | Liverpool | Full time 

Spire Liverpool Hospital is seeking an experienced theatre professional to join our team as a Theatre Manager. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to lead and develop our busy and high performing department.

Spire Liverpool Hospital is a busy elective surgery site providing general surgery, orthopaedic, gynaecology, urology, ENT, endoscopy and ophthalmic surgery. The theatre department has recently undergone a major refurbishment and remodelling programme, resulting in a modern and pleasant working environment.

The Theatre Manager will provide clinical and managerial leadership across the department. They will lead clinical excellence and safety within the department but also work closely with colleagues across the hospital to ensure our patient journeys deliver outstanding and personalised care. As Theatre Manager they will be responsible for optimising resources, both staffing and budgetary, to facilitate efficient theatre utilisation in harmony with safe patient pathways. The team is very proud of its theatre department, which has recently undergone a major refurbishment and remodelling programme, resulting in a modern and pleasant working environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in small but friendly hospital that is committed to patient safety and quality of care

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate clinical and managerial leadership throughout the department
  • Act as a role model and mentor to clinical staff providing advice and support to others to promote good practice consistent with legislation and Spire Healthcare’s policies
  • Encourage, develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self
  • Identify, develop and support opportunities for improvements in operating department practices as highlighted through evidence, research based practice and national standards
  • Delegate appropriate activities to other staff and ensure objectives are met
  • To ensure that Clinical Governance and Risk management are embedded within daily practice.
  • Work with others to optimise theatre utilisation in relation to booked operating sessions and availability to meet the demands of elective work, taking action with regards under-utilisation of lists as appropriate
  • Ensure all audits/reviews of the departments and their performance are undertaken and implement action plans in response to findings
  • To ensure that Clinical Governance and risk management are embedded within daily practice

Who we're looking for:

  • Registered Clinical Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration
  • Evidence of substantial CPD in management and other clinically related and relevant subjects
  • Previous experience as a Senior Registered Practitioner within a Theatre Environment
  • Ability to manage, motivate, support, develop and lead the department
  • Competent across a range of clinical skills supported by professional competence and knowledge
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing services and standards
  • Knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies, such as the Care Quality Commission
  • Ability to implement continuous improvement initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible approach to work and working patterns


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics

across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Sarah Whittaker at [ Link removed ] or call [Click here to apply]

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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