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Advanced Scrub Practitioner - Shepton Mallet

Job Description

Job Summary

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Advanced Scrub Practitioner to join our multidiscplinary theatre team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre.

We only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.

We offer a range of treatments and also provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and plain film x-ray technology.

A recent CQC inspection showed that patients are positive about their experience and that staff were focused on providing care and effective treatment and support to patients.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

As an Advanced Scrub Practitioner, you will be expected to contribute to the general management of the unit in support of the Theatre Manager.

You will be involved in the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and teach those skills to other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

In addition, you will coordinate where appropriate the activity of other disciplines to meet the care needs of patients and maintain a safe working environment for staff and patients in the operating theatre suite.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Extensive experience in the operating environment
• Experience of effectively managing a team
• Ability to plan and prioritise own and others workload when under pressure.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Computer literate


• NMC registered Nurse or HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner
• Teaching qualification
• Specialist theatre training e.g. ENB 183/176 or equivalent
• Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification

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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