Surgical First Assistant - RN Adult or ODP
A fantastic opportunity is now available for an experienced Scrub Nurse (RN Adult) or Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) to join the team at a specialist Ilford hospital for elective healthcare and imaging services as Surgical First Assistant.The hospital, rated “Good” in each CQC category, is a long-time valued partner of the NHS and sees both NHS and self-funded patients from East London, Essex and further afield for a broad range of procedures, from ophthalmic and facial interventions down to orthopaedic surgeries for the feet and ankles.As Surgical First Assistant, you’ll be a vital part of a strong MDT, providing direct continuous assistance to the Operating Surgeon within an upgraded theatre environment and ensuring the best quality of intra- and perioperative care possible during every procedure – whether day case or a longer and more complex surgery.
In return, you’ll get extensive wellbeing and lifestyle benefits, long-term development support, and a better balance between your work and home life for a sustainable career you can enjoy without sacrificing your personal time.Yours would be a permanent, full-time role working 37.5h over 4 days; there will be no nights, Sundays, bank holidays, or on-call commitments required. Person specification:
(Essential) Registration with the NMC as a Registered Nurse (Adult) or with the HCPC as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP).(Essential) Previous Scrub Practitioner experience.(Essential) An accredited Surgical First Assistant qualification.
Great work/life balance – latest scheduled finish 7pm, guaranteed no Sundays or bank holidaysFull support with further learning and development, with dedicated training academy25 days’ annual leave + bank holidaysHeavily subsidised on-site parkingEmployee Assistance ProgrammeFree uniform and introductory trainingEmployee & family discounts for treatment at member hospitalsRetail discount and salary sacrifice schemesLife assuranceAnd more!