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Lead Scrub Practitioner


Think you have what it takes to be a Lead Scrub Practitioner?

This might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our client in Orpington is looking for a Lead scrub practitioner to take charge of their theatre department. You will be assisting with the management of their 3 state of the art theatres.

Your role will be to plan the specialist service for both inpatients and outpatients. Promoting and maintaining high professional standard of nursing; meeting the needs of patients in all aspects.  To take the lead across specialist services in agreement with Executive Directors and Directors of Clinical services on initiatives to develop and modernise effective patient centred pathways from diagnosis to discharge.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.

  • Support the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.

  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise. 

  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.

  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care. 

  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.  

  • To provide a high-profile commitment to professional development, teaching and education for all levels of nursing staff in the hospitals.

  • The post-holder will actively participate in the hospitals 24-hour speciality helpline rota.

  • To participate in MDT and ensure all patients are discussed to maintain rigorous health and safety standards to ensure all procedures at ward and unit level are consistent with set policies.  Adhering to national guidelines, corporate and hospital protocols.

  • To ensure a robust communication system is in place to disseminate information to essential staff and outside agencies.

  • To ensure all patients attending the hospitals receive high quality care.

  • To deal with any verbal or written complaints in a timely manner, acting as required to address any deficiencies highlighted.

  • To act as role model to staff by participating in clinical procedures and demonstrating a high level of knowledge and competence in the delivery of nursing care. To include: Administration of specialist medication as required. Administration / management of other supportive therapies.

  • To participate in nursing/clinical audit to ensure development of a quality service is achieved.

  • To maintain links with specialist Network and other NHS Trusts to raise hospital profile and ensure clinical practice and patient information mirrors national and locally agreed guidance.

  • To be responsible for own development, regularly updating own knowledge and communicating to team members.

  • To participate in the education programme for the hospital – this will include organisation of study days as required, in liaison with the Practice Development and Training Departments.

  • To liaise with team leaders of non-clinical staff in the hospital regarding care of specialist patient’s needs.  This includes communicating information on personal health and safety.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organisation and multitasking skills required.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Motivated and enthusiastic.

  • Understanding on workload and shift management.

  • Patient and caring approach to customer care.

  • Studies Registered general nurse level 1. 

  • Experience working within a team model of nursing.  

  • Previous experience working within the acute healthcare sector. 

  • 18 months post registration experience.

  • Experience of customer care,

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 / Diploma / BSc in Nursing. 

  • Evidence of relevant clinical professional development preferably evidenced by certification RN with valid NMC Registration.

  • Excellent clinical applied knowledge which is evidenced based and takes account of national best practice standards. 

  • Basic workload / shift management skills.

  • Mentorship Qualification (ENB 998 or equivalent). Up-to-date knowledge in area of practice. Awareness of NMC Code of Accountability.

  • Awareness of NMC Standards for specialist education and practice.

  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.

  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems. including interacting with challenging customers and situations.


  • Annual leave

  • Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Everyday discounts

  • Employee Assistance program

  • Life Assurance

  • Health Assessments

  • Long Service Awards

  • Fitness Discounts

  • Family and Friends discount

  • Paycare cash plan

  • Eye care Vouchers

  • Tastecard

  • Pennies from heaven

  • Season ticket loan

  • Annual Flu Vaccination

Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Whats your favourite part of Theatre ?

Our client is looking for a success driven, motivated individual who shares the hospitals nuturing passion and inclination to want to help people on a daily basis.

Why not join our client, one of the best private groups nationally, surrounded by a rural setting and view that can quite literally take someones breath away. Whether your on break or commuting to and from work you will allways have a peaceful setting to brighten up your day.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Prepare patients for surgery
  • Caring for patients after surgery recovering from sedation
  • Review patient charts and confirm data
  • Ensure medical equipment needed for surgery is available
  • Follow surgeon's directions
  • Pass medical equipment/s to the surgeon
  • Monitor patient's condition during surgery


  • Up to 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Plenty of room for Progression

What our client is looking for...

  • NMC registered nurse or HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP).
  • Be motivated and enthusiastic about your own professional development and keen to enhance skills and competencies within the team.

Scrub Nurse

We are proud to announce that our client is looking for a Scrub Nurse to join their State-of-the-art clinic it is based in the heart of London and is an Orthopaedic and Sport injury clinic and you are just a click away. 

The client is based in the heart of London with great travel links, attractions making your commute and social life that much easier. 
They are looking for a Scrub Nurse to join their Orthopaedic and Sport injury clinic, don’t miss out on this opportunity! 

Main Responsibilities 

  • You need to ensure the safe care of the patient during the perioperative phase of their care. 
  • You will assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical instruments and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of surgery. 
  • You need to coordinate the use of supplies and equipment during the operating list, ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner. 
  • You must conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patient identity and operative site prior to the start of procedure. 
  • Must conduct mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure. 
  • You must monitor the patient’s conditions throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning. 
  • Communicate effectively with all other members of multi-disciplinary team involved in the care of the patient. 
  • Main Requirements 
  • NMC Registered 
  • Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in theatre practice 
  • Evidence of clinical reasoning skills across varied patient case mix.
  • Highly organised with outstanding attention to detail and the ability to prioritise information and workload appropriately.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to build professional relationships. 
  • Evidence of continuous professional development. 


  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Perkbox
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational health services
  • Season Ticket Loans 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Childcare Vouchers  

An unmissable opportunity, right? Here at T2 Healthcare we specialise in fulfilling your needs, give us a call today to secure this job. 

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