Lead Scrub Practitioner

Appoint Group
Stockland Bristol
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Scrub Practitioner

Location: Somerset

Salary: £30 - £35k per annum + Benefits

Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Further Details:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Scrub Nurse to join our multidisciplinary team at a leading private hospital based in Emersons Green. Emersons Green, they only treat NHS patients and we're focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Scrub Lead, you will be expected to take responsibility for the management of the team, including equipment, instrumentation and standards within theatre

- Day to day responsibility for ensuring an efficient, effective and safe day case service is delivered

- Involvement in the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and teaching those skills to other members of the multi-disciplinary team

- Taking responsibility for the management and effective use of personnel and surgical consumables

- Working closely with the unit team to ensure the outpatient assessment supports the delivery of patient care, and efficient use of theatre time

- Liaising with consultants to plan forthcoming surgery requirements

- Running theatre lists both efficiently and competently follow policies and procedures; utilising resources within the department effectively to deliver quality care always.

Skills & Experience:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

- Extensive theatre experience

- Leadership skills and experience of effectively managing a team

- Up to date professional knowledge


- NMC Registered Level 1 Nurse or HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner

- Teaching/ mentoring qualification

- Specialist theatre training e.g. ENB 183/176 or equivalent

Key employee benefits:

  • Excellent Induction Plan
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Extensive induction
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Child care vouchers
  • Career progression
  • Free uniform
  • Paid DBS
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Pay enhancements for bank holidays
  • Discounts for various shops and companies

For more information and or to apply please call Rob Legg on and or email