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Advanced Scrub Practitioner - Emersons Green

Job Description

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Srcub Practitioner to join the multidisciplinary team at our Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre.

At Emersons Green, we only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire, as well as to the wider community, including Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.

We offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, minor orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, pain management, ophthalmology, and urology.

In addition, we also provide diagnostic services, using the latest X-ray and ultrasound technology.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

As an Advanced Scrub Practitioner you will provide skilled assistance under the supervision of a consultant surgeon. You will be expected to participate in the planning, delivery and evaluation of individualised patient care, working as a pro-active, effective and efficient member of the multidisciplinary team. Participation in the provision of teaching, assessment and development opportunities for other members of the surgical team is also expected.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Relevant Experience as Advanced Scrub Practitioner
• Evidence of competence as a scrub practitioner
• Knowledge of current research, key issues and development in theatre practice
• Knowledge of Health & Safety/Risk Management within the operating department


• NMC Registered Nurse Part 1
• Qualification as Advanced Scrub Practitioner or equivalent

Additional Information

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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