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Theatre Support Worker

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Theatre support workers support theatre staff before and during surgery. They transport patients between wards and the operating theatre and help keep patients calm while waiting to go in for surgery.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Under NHS Agenda for Change, theatre support workers start on Band 2, £18,383 to £20,015 a year. With promotion your salary would rise to Band 3, £19,945 to £21,947 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2019.

Conditions

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
34715
1.3 %
RISE
2024
35178
  United Kingdom
2019
349057
2.2 %
RISE
2024
356793

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Disclosure Scotland
Tel: 03000 2000 40
E-mail: info@disclosurescotland.gov.uk
Website: https://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland/
Twitter: @DisclosureScot

Skills for Health
Tel: 0207 388 8800
E-mail: contactus@skillsforhealth.org.uk
Website: http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/
Twitter: @Skillsforhealth
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skillsforhealth1

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for the health sector.

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