Scrub Practitioner - Surgical 1st Assistant (ODP/RGN) - Spire Wellesley - Chelmsford

Spire Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Scrub First Assistant (ODP/RGN)Spire Wellesley HospitalFull TimeEquivalent to Band 6 – Up to £38,000 depending on experience plus a £2000 retention bonus after 6 months of service. Flexible Hours and Fixed Term Contracts available.
Spire Wellesley has 3 state of the art Theatres and a 33 bedded Surgical Ward covering a wide variety of specialties including Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynae, Opthamology, Spinal, Urology and ENT. You will develop your 1st assistant experience in a wide variety of specialties in a very supportive environment.
This is your chance to take on a senior role within our operating theatres. Determined to drive excellence, you will act as an advanced surgical practitioner while supporting the management and organisation of care within the operating theatre. Your hands-on responsibilities will include retracting tissue and organs, removing haemostats, using suction equipment and assisting with the placement and cutting of sutures and ligatures. You’ll act as a role model of perioperative practice, supporting colleagues to develop their knowledge and experience.We can accommodate flexible hours and if you are unsure about a role in the Private sector but would like the security of a contract we can also offer a fixed term contract of 6 months, 9 months or 12 months leading to a permanent role if you are happy or your long term circumstances change. Passionate about putting our patients first, you will have considerable experience of working in and across surgical teams as an advanced perioperative practitioner. You’ll be a qualified operating department practitioner with an advanced scrub practitioner qualification in perioperative practice or corporate competencies. Committed to sharing best practice with colleagues to enhance service and standards, you will be trained on a wide range of equipment and medical devices. Experience of supporting commercial development would be desirable.
We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive basic salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical cover, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work gym membership, transport season ticket loans and a motivating workplace environment. You will also have access to free onsite parking and a fully subsidised staff restaurant serving high quality hot and cold food daily.
Please call us on 0117 910 3192 for a confidential discussion.