First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner

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Major Healthcare
North London, London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner

Ilford - North East London

£35,000 - £40,000


Job Summary

The North East London Treatment Centre is looking for a skilled First Assistant/Advanced Scrub Practitioner to join their ever growing Theatre Team. The Treatment Centre, based in Ilford offers day treatments and inpatient surgery in their 6 theatres across Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Oral Surgery and Endoscopy. All surgery is elective and planned well in advance.

Responsible to the Theatre Manager your duties / key responsibilities will consist of

  • To provide skilled assistance under the direction & supervision of a consultant surgeon during surgery cases
  • To act as a theatre practitioner undertaking an advanced role within the theatre setting
  • To work as a pro-active effective member of the multidisciplinary team, by providing expert skills in the planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care
  • Undertake clinical procedures such as catheterisation, venepuncture and IV cannulation
  • To facilitate the collaboration between nursing and other professionals to ensure a planned and co-ordinated approach to the delivery of healthcare

Qualifications / Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse Part 1 / HCPC Registered Practitioner
  • Qualification as Advanced Scrub Practitioner or equivalent
  • Relevant Experience as Advanced Scrub Practitioner
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload within the department

Additional Information: A generous relocation allowance is available for applicants outside of the local area. (T&C's apply)

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your most up to date CV to or call me on .

Keywords: First Assistant, Theatre Nurse, Scrub Nurse, Advanced Scrub practitioner, North East London, Ilford