Theatre Technician


29th September 2022

Theatre Technician

Salary: From £22,000

Location: Davies Veterinary Specialists, Manor Farm Business Park, Higham Gobion, Hitchin.

Job Type: Permanent full time

Hours: 40 hours per week working Monday- Friday between the hours of 7am and 9pm, 1 in 4 weekends are included on a rota basis

Where should the applications be sent to: [email protected]


About us

Davies is one of the largest and most diverse, small animal veterinary referral centres in Europe, with a team of over 200 people. We are situated in the beautiful Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire countryside, within 50 minutes of London by train. Founded over 20 years ago, Davies is recognised as a leader in the veterinary referral sector offering a diverse range of multi-disciplinary services. We are also known for our pioneering sustainability initiatives within the industry, having gained the Investors in the Environment Green Award and won several other awards.

Your role and responsibilities

As a theatre technician you will work alongside the theatre nursing team to ensure theatres and patients are ready and prepared for surgery.

This includes:

  • Setting up theatres ready for use, turning them around in between patients and closing them down at the end of the day
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in all theatre areas
  • Ensure stock levels of consumables are adequate
  • Preparing sterile kits for surgical procedures
  • Assisting with clipping patients prior to surgery
  • Working within theatres helping to open surgical kit when required

We are looking for someone who uses their initiative and can work independently as well as being an effective part of the wider multi-disciplinary team. To prepare you for this role you will receive a full and comprehensive induction, so no prior experience is required.

Progression opportunities are available to further your career with us both in the theatre team and the wider Davies nursing team.



  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • Life Assurance policy
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • CPD allowance
  • Extensive learning and development programmes
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Access to discounted pet support
  • Local Incentive, freebies & reward
  • Private Medical Insurance – Vitality
  • Wellness package, including;
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Health Assured, 24-7 People support platform
    • Gym membership discount
    • Cycle2Work scheme
    • Eye care vouchers
    • Flu vaccine voucher
  • Recruitment reward scheme.


Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.


How to apply

Simply email your CV to [email protected]

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