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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/05/2022.

Scrub Nurse

Job Reference: J223-A-22-3336

The London Clinic
Day Surgery Theatres
£35,545 - £41,503 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a Scrub Practitioner/Nurse to join our Day Surgery Theatres team at The London Clinic. The attractive salary range for this role is £35,545 - £41,503 per annum plus shift enhancements.

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive/day surgery theatres. The majority of surgical procedures can be conducted in the day surgery theatres/MITU, but at present we perform mainly Urology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dental, Pain Management with ad-hoc sessions given for various other specialities.


Job Profile

As a Scrub Practitioner/Nurse you will support in the management and organisation of care provision within the operating department, responsible for the delivery of the highest standards of care and services.

  • Job Location: This role is located at our main hospital facility in London, W1G 6BW (Close to Regents Park & Baker Street tube stations).
  • Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.
  • Shifts: Monday to Sunday. We operate a mixed shift pattern – Earlies & Lates, with participation in the on-call rota (You will work one Saturday or Sunday shift every four weeks).
  • Salary: The attractive salary range for this role is £35,545 - £41,503 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting), and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 33 day’s annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.


Key Duties

  • Undertake all activities in a professional and proficient manner, including mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure.
  • Carry out scrub duties according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice.
  • Assemble, check, prepare, and coordinate the use of surgical equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.
  • Act in the circulating role, and promote a patient focused approach to care in collaboration with all relevant healthcare professionals.


Skills & Experience

  • Registered Nurse or Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Proven experience in an operating theatre environment with relevant experience across a variety of scrub procedures.
  • General scrub and circulating skills, with experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a varied patient case mix.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as in sensitive and challenging situations.

The London Clinic has approx. 1300 employees, across 8 sites located in the heart of London’s medical community. We are proud of our diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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