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First Assistant Scrub Nurse/ODP posted by SYK Recruitment

Full Time
Colchester, Essex
£34,000 - £38,500 / year

Job Description

37.5 Hrs - Days | Great Benefits

An experienced RGN or ODP with extensive scrub experience is required to work as Surgical First Assistant in Colchester.

The theatres team specialises in orthopaedics, cosmetics, ophthalmology and general surgery and you will predominantly work with elective surgical patients.

Details of the role and what the hospital is offering to the successful Surgical First Assistant Scrub Nurse/ODP:

  • A permanent contract of 37.5 hours per week on flexible day shifts
  • A competitive annual salary in the region of £34,000 to £38,500 depending on experience
  • 33 days annual leave which increases with service length
  • Free on-site parking and a subsidised staff restaurant
  • A range of training, development and career development opportunities
  • Childcare vouchers and cycle to work schemes
  • Some great retail, leisure and lifestyle discounts
  • Free uniforms
  • A private pension scheme and life assurance
  • Staff assistance and support programmes
  • A range of programmes to support staff wellbeing, including company sick pay and private healthcare schemes

As Surgical First Assistant Scrub Nurse/ODP, you will deliver effective clinical leadership and line management to junior colleagues in the theatres team to ensure the highest standards of patient care and safety and will actively participate in the delivery of clinical care.  The role will also involve playing a key role in service development and quality improvement, along with supporting the team in their professional development.

Job Requirements

Applicants for this Surgical First Assistant Scrub Nurse/ODP should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered with the NMC as an Adult Nurse/RGN or with the HCPC as a Theatre Practitioner/ODP
  • Demonstrate proven experience in a scrub setting in a leadership role and confident leading staff and coordinating care
  • Driven to provide the highest standards of patient care, safety and customer service
  • Committed to continuous professional development, ideally having already completed Surgical First Assist & Mentorship qualifications or willing to undertake these

For further details, or to apply now, please follow the link provided.

Alternatively, please call Lee Hutchinson at SYK Recruitment now on Apply Now >>.



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