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Scrub Nurse

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, we are excited to announce our client in Bristol are looking for a Scrub Nurse to join their hospital, they are looking for experienced and newly qualified candidates.

If you are looking to kick start your career then look no further, our client is a great NHS Trust in Bristol and are for you to willing to learn and develop your skills. 


  • Effective communication skills, verbal & written, to include report writing and record keeping.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with patients and multidisciplinary team. 
  • Effective computer / IT skills and expectation to develop these in line with the needs of the service. 
  • Ability to undertake shift work (flexible options available)
  • Contribution to team development 
  • Sound knowledge of the guidelines set out in the NMC / HCPC code of professional conduct and current perioperative issues 
  • Excellent organisational skills, proven ability to problem solve and remain calm under pressure


  • You need to demonstrate a sound understanding of scrub and circulating roles and the responsibilities in these roles.
  • Important that you are competent in all aspects of scrub / circulating technique and procedures. 
  • Must participate in all safety procedures including safety briefings and WHIO Safer Surgery checklist, swab needle and instrument counts, management of clinical specimens etc.
  • Must have work as a skilled member of the perioperative team, and be responsible for the assessment of care given to patients within the operating theatre and other areas where operative / invasive procedures are performed.
  • You would have run theatre lists both efficiently and competently following policies and procedures.
  • You must take responsibility in ensuring the safe, effective and efficient management of allocated resources within scrub / circulating areas including assisting with the planning of daily allocation of team members.
  • Important to be responsible for the care and maintenance of all instrumentation, equipment and consumable goods within your designated area. This responsibility will extend to all areas of the scrub / circulating service and to inform the appropriate person of any stock/equipment requirements.
  • Important that you take appropriate action in regards to faulty equipment as per Trust policy and participate in the ordering and training of new equipment
  • You will ensure that the department is at all times clean and organised with sufficient supplies and equipment which are correctly cleaned, in working order and correctly stored.
  • Must supervise the work of junior and unqualified colleagues in the assessment of patients and advise appropriately, providing specialist knowledge in assessing and interpreting acute and other patients conditions. 
  • You will support Theatre Managers in developing and reviewing policies and standards for the safe use of equipment and substances hazardous to health in the department.


  • NHS Pension Scheme 
  • Childcare Facilities
  • Personal and Professional Development 
  • Staff Discount Brochure and Discounts Websites
  • Staff Lottery

If this role is something you are interested in, then make sure you apply today and call T2 Healthcare!

Staff Nurse - Neurosurgery

Are you a registered nurse looking to further your career in Neurosurgery?

Our client in Bristol is looking for a registered nurse to work in their Stroke rehabilitation and Neurology department.

They are based at Southmead, Bristol’s flagship hospital; their neurosurgery unit offers three state-of-the-art neurosurgical theatres, with one theatre dedicated to emergency procedures. Their team features 13 highly specialised consultants, who were the first in the UK to adopt software-based integrated theatres in which data and images are called up at the touch of a screen.

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  • Organise and participate in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Take regular responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • To report to the appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team any significant changes in a patient’s condition or situation. 
  • Responsible for taking charge of the ward/department on a regular basis in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility. 
  • Take personal responsibility as a team leader for the delivery of care of patients in a defined area. 
  • To contribute towards health promotion for all patients by providing education, support and advice, as necessary Ensure referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required. 
  • Ensure the safe ordering, administration and custody of patients’ medication according to Trust policies and procedures. 
  • In the absence of senior staff be responsible for delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, health care assistants and students 
  • Where relevant to be responsible for and assist in co-ordinating discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team 
  • Where relevant, responsible for the admission, assessment and preparation of patients undergoing treatment or investigations. 
  • Escort patients to other wards or departments as required. 
  • To take personal responsibility for ensuring that patients are treated with courtesy at all times, the individual needs of patients are respected and confidentiality is maintained at all times. 
  • Liase effectively with other disciplines or departments as appropriate. 
  • To be able to act in emergency situations and to be familiar with emergency procedures including fire and resuscitation. To be responsible for the support and direction of junior staff in such situations according to Trust policy. 
  • To be responsible for ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.


  • Registered nurse with current NMC licence to practice. 
  • Evidence of continued professional development i.e. a professional portfolio and participation in appraisal and development review. 
  • To have achieved a recognised teaching & assessing qualification. 
  • Completion of training for additional clinical skills required in the ward/department i.e. IV drug administration/cannulation & venepuncture/male catheterisation/training to monitor and change syringes for epidural & PCA syringe drivers. ECG training. 
  • Green card training for the use of pumps or machinery relevant to the ward or department. Evidence of attendance at mandatory training appropriate to the role. 
  • Competence in the use of computers and electronic communication systems or expectation to develop existing skills further as the needs of the service dictate. 
  • Evidence of an ability to critically appraise and utilise research to maintain and improve patient care. Sound knowledge of health promotion issues to ensure junior staff, patients and carers are provided with education, support and advice as required.


  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Facilities
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Staff Discount Brochure and Discounts Websites
  • Staff Lottery

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