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Surgical First Assistant

Job Description

Surgical First Assistant

Location: Oxfordshire

Salary: £28,000-£31,000 (£14.36-£15.90 per hour)

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Further Details:

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, and experienced Surgical First Assistant to join a friendly and down to earth theatre team at a reputable private hospital in Oxfordshire. The hospital is bright and welcoming and and has been designed to combine an exceptional standard of patient accommodation with the technical equipment and facilities that modern medicine demands. The hospital offers a wide variety of treatments including Orthopaedic, Spinal, Max Fax, Cosmetic and General Surgery and has a fantastic reputation for providing excellent standards of patient care. The hospital is in a central location and is easily accessible via public transport links around the Oxfordshire area.

What you'll be doing

  • As Surgical First Assistant you will assist in all aspects of scrub nursing through a variety of specialities
  • As Surgical First Assistant you will work under the Theatre Lead to maintain safe levels of patient care throughout any surgical or anaesthetic procedure.
  • As Surgical First Assistant you will be responsible for assisting with planning, implementing and assessing care of patients.

What you'll need:

  • As Surgical First Assistant you will have proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • As Surgical First Assistant you will have the capacity to plan equipment and consumable requirements
  • As Surgical First Assistant you will have team leadership skills
  • As Surgical First Assistant you will have the ability to participate in on-call duties
  • You will have relevant Surgical First Assistant qualifications
  • As Surgical First Assistant you will have proven post registration experience

Key employee benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave including Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • Subsidised Staff Restaurant
  • Free Off Site Parking

For more information and or to apply please call Jessica Osborne on 01489 774202 and or email

This location is commutable from: Banbury, Boddicote, Adderbury and Wroxton