Theatre Manager

  • Job Reference: TMHC
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2019
  • Recruiter: TLA Group
  • Location: East Sussex
  • Salary: £53,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Free onsite gym, Free parking, free meal, 27days holiday...
  • Sector: All Sectors
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anita Martin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01277280200

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Operational Management


  • To lead, motivate and supervise a team of qualified and support staff
  • To demonstrate high standards of care and ensure this is continued by all staff
  • Ensure patients get quality care by taking responsibility for driving up standards of care and leading work to improve professional practice and patient services
  • To support staff in defining, setting, implementing and evaluating departmental objectives, which will complement the Centre’s strategic business plan and fulfil organisational requirements.
  • To develop good communication networks and relationships at all levels within the team and with other departments, colleagues and patients.
  • To ensure the Department and staff are, and continue to be, integrated into the main stream activities of the Centre.
  • To make effective use of information technology systems in order to actively monitor and control day to day costs, and assist in the preparation of the theatre department’s annual budget.
  • To exercise a high degree of problem solving, decision making and leadership skills and to take effective control in an emergency.
  • To ensure good communication with consultants.
  • Prevent hospital acquired infections by ensuring that infection control measures are properly applied by all staff.

  • Ensure departmental compliance with all relevant standards and integrated governance.
  • Actively participate in business planning and the development of the departments through both strategic and operational improvement and development.

  • To maintain departments within agreed budgetary levels

  • To ensure resource management via temporary staff, maintenance requests, selection and ordering of equipment and supplies.
  • Manage the performance of the unit against agreed Key Performance Indicators:
  • Maintain adequate staffing levels in relation to patient needs within the agreed establishment.


  • Manage the personnel requirements of the departments with regard to staff selection, recruitment, development, deployment, performance review, absence management and disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • To ensure that staff understand and comply with the relevant Centre’s corporate guidelines and Health & Safety/COSHH regulations.

Our client have a very generous benefits package which includes: generous pension scheme, 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays), Private medical Healthcare, free parking and A free meal from our staff restaurant to name a few!