Theatres Recruitment

Career opportunities in our Theatres

We're expanding our highly-skilled and extremely friendly Theatres team, to allow us to care for even more patients. We're offering a variety of career options open to Registered Nurses (adult/paediatric) or Theatre/Operating Department Practitioners at our Birmiingham Children's Hospital.

We offer a range of shifts and provide high-quality professional development on the job. Our Children's Hospital's city centre location also means it's easy to get here, with excellent transport links across the West Midnalds and beyond via bus, tram and train.

If you’re already eager to join our team, and have six months’ experience as a Registered Nurse, ODP or Theatre Practitioner, we'd like to hear from you, so email us You can also apply for our vacancies via our page on the NHS Jobs website.

Our Theatres

Surgery in progress

As a leading tertiary paediatric centre, Birmingham Children’s Hospital performs a wide range of acute and specialised surgery including complex cardiac surgery, liver and renal transplantation, and as major trauma centre has a busy Emergency Department receiving patients who are transferred directly to our Theatres.  

Birmingham Children’s Hospital boasts new state-of-the-art Theatre facilities and fantastic ward areas in Waterfall House – a purpose-built unit at our world-famous hospital. We also have five theatres in the main building including a hybrid theatre, a 31-bedded paediatric intensive care unit and we’re expanding our critical care facilities.

Opportunities to learn and perform anaesthetic, scrub and recovery skills are available across our highly specialised paediatric surgical services.   

Birmingham Children’s Hospital is located in the city centre with excellent transport links to all parts of the Midlands and the United Kingdom. 

“This is the place to be if you like a vast variety of specialities from laparoscopic to life-saving liver transplants. You will gain so much knowledge and gain so many skills. Your confidence will grow and you’ll become a part of our little family.”

Rachel Lomas – Theatre Support Worker, Theatre 4