Role: Theatre Healthcare Assistant

Contract: Permanent, full-time

Location: Phoenix Hospital Group Chelmsford  

Salary: Depending on experience + comprehensive benefits package 


Phoenix Hospital Group is a dynamic, fast growing independent hospital group which currently operates two hospitals in central London and Essex and two Harley Street outpatient and diagnostic centres. It has ambitious plans to grow and is now keen to appoint an exceptional Theatre Healthcare Assistant to support the next stage of its development.

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist with the administrative function of the surgical team including the accurate documentation of records.
  • General cleaning of the theatre before and after each procedure.
  • Setting up of allocated theatre according to specialities and procedure listed.
  • Preparation of needed items (setup) for next day procedures according to surgeons preferences.
  • To assist the scrub nurse and surgeon during surgical procedures and to accept training towards assisting surgeons in a scrub nurse role
  • Assist in the collection and return of patients from and to their room as required
  • Monitoring and recording base line clinical observations.
  • Ensure specimens are labelled and bagged ready for collection with the necessary paperwork completed.
  • To assist with ensuring that clinical waste collection runs smoothly, reporting any problems to the theatre manager or nurse in charge.
  • Ensure sharps bins are secure and ready for collection.
  • Restocking of clinical areas and support areas.
  • To participate in audit where appropriate and requested.
  • Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the surgical team.
  • Assist the theatre team to ensure accurate and legible notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded in the patient’s notes.
  • Ensure the accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with the patient.
  • Assist the nursing team to ensure collection and maintenance of statistical information required for regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings, briefing and debriefing as required.
  • To assist in the management of surgical records and appointment systems.
  • To fulfil any additional duties as reasonably requested and required.
  • To assist with the safe dispatch of specimens.
  • To assist with the safe dispatch, arrival and set up of surgical instruments, loan kits and equipment.


We value our staff members and want them to feel motivated and rewarded. We offer a competitive package of benefits to all permanent staff members of Phoenix Hospital Group including:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
  • Annual summer and Christmas parties
  • Career development
  • Refer a friend scheme


If you think you would be a great fit, apply now!


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