Recovery Nurse

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££31,000 - £38,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email:
Published: about 1 month ago

​Is there something missing in your current role?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading Private Hospital. They are one of Cambridgeshire's leading independent hospitals, their theatre team are enthusiastic, experienced and motivated in providing exceptional patient care... The hospital is situated in the quiet landscaped grounds of the Milton Estate in Peterborough and has 54 single bedrooms and 1 twin-bedded room, all with en suite facilities. The hospital provides services for both private and NHS patients. They are looking for a highly skilled Recovery Scrub that can contribute exceptional standards of care across a multitude of specialities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining individualised nursing/ODP care according to guidance provided by the senior nursing/ODP staff, management, and consultants.

  • Liaising with colleagues to ensure continuity of clinical practice.

  • Acting as a member of the theatre team.

  • Aiding the surgeon/anaesthetist/nursing/ODP colleagues as required.

  • Acting as member of the surgical scrub team either as a scrub or circulating practitioner.

  • Co-operating with appropriate surgical staff to ensure correct positioning of patient for operative procedure.

  • Co-operating with appropriate staff to ensure prompt collection and dispatch of specimens.

  • Checking, witnessing, and administering controlled drugs.

  • Co-operating with appropriate departmental and ward staff in sending patients to the operating department and returning patients to their wards.

  • Participating in pre- and post-operative visits when required.

  • Carrying out nursing care to the highest possible standard according to Policies and Practice and Clinical Guidelines. This requires a thorough understanding of policies and guidance related to, for example, infection control, hygiene, and individualised patient needs.

  • Assisting in the routine daily planning and organisation of the theatres for clinical procedures and practice and participate in the department’s administration as required.

  • Your working hours will be 37.5 hours a week – 12 hours a day.


  • Have a variety of experience particularly in Recovery.

  • Be enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated.

  • Be capable and confident, with strong clinical skills.

  • Demonstrate effective organisational skills.

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills across a range of media.

  • Be flexible in your approach to your work.

  • NMC/ HCPC registered.

  • Have proven post-registration experience.

  • Skills in diplomacy and negotiation, often required to change the mind set of others.

  • Team working skills.


  • Salary – depending on skills and experience.

  • Contributory pension scheme.

  • Access to the Ramsay Academy – genuine opportunities to grow, develop and specialise in your career.

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more.

  • Flexible shift options.

  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance.

  • Free onsite parking and a subsidised staff restaurant.

  • Free uniform.

  • Access to our employee Discount Programme.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply.