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Theatre Team Leader

Central London
Job Overview

As part of the hospital management team, this post will be responsible for providing leadership and day to day management of the Nursing Team and participating in all aspects of the Ophthalmic Surgical pathway at Optegra. You will provide excellent care to all patients, with specific responsibility for providing skilled clinical and technical assistance as a member of the operating theatre team which may include the provision of peri-operative and post-operative care in the surgical and refractive suite of the hospital.

The provision of an ‘out of hours’ emergency patient service for quality standards and continuity of care is applicable to this role on a rota basis.

This is a part time position 3 days a week, roistered to work an average of 28.5 hours per week, between Monday and Saturday, 7am and 7pm.


You will be a Registered General Nurse with NMC or an ODP registered with the HPC and have demonstrable theatre based experience in a leadership capacity. You’ll be able to use your skills and experience to problem solve, anticipate and prioritise appropriately using a proactive, positive attitude and common sense approach.

A qualification in Ophthalmology or Peri operative care and previous experience in Ophthalmology Theatre would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. Experience of managing patients undergoing conscious sedation would be advantageous.

Company Overview

We’ve transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people through our sight saving procedures.  We’re a small company that does big things with a family feel and people at the heart of it.  We work hard but we’re supported by each other.  From our beginnings in 2008 we’ve grown to be the UK’s Best Eye Hospital with thousands of five star reviews from our happy patients.  All because of the brilliant people who work here!

We want to do the best for our people.  We invest in creating the conditions for your success, whether that’s a modern and inviting place to work in, state of the art equipment, the right tools to do your job and great rewards for the success you bring.

As well as the fundamentals like competitive salary, great holiday and pension, we also offer an annual bonus, private health cover, free vision correction for staff with family and friends discount, free counselling and physio and access to thousands of discounts from all the big (and some small) names on the high street.

You’ll see and feel the Optegra difference when you walk through the door – and you’ll have every opportunity to really make a difference.