Orthopaedic Scrub Theatre Practitioner - RN Adult or ODP

Location Coventry
Discipline: ODPs
Salary: Up to £38,000 per year
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

Contact email: suzanne@sterlingcross.com
Job ref: KW/CV/11636/1
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

A leading Coventry hospital for elective healthcare services – led by one of the UK’s Top 10 Employers in Health & Social Care in 2023 – has a fantastic new opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN Adult) or Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) to join the team as an Orthopaedic Scrub Practitioner.

The hospital, rated “Good” in all categories by the CQC, has 3 laminar-flow theatres (one accommodating robotic-assisted replacement surgeries), a JAG-accredited endoscopy suite, and enhanced on-site services for diagnostic radiology, pharmacy care and physical rehabilitation. Patients can be assured of excellent and thorough care before, during, and after their procedures across a broad range of clinical specialties, from ophthalmic and ENT surgeries down to orthopaedic interventions for the ankles and feet.

As an Orthopaedic Scrub Practitioner, you will join a team that works hard to make sure each orthopaedic procedure goes as safely and smoothly as possible – as reflected in the hospital’s incredible patient satisfaction scores.

In return, you’ll be able to take advantage of fantastic opportunities for further professional growth, the right work-life balance for you and your family, and enhanced support for your own health and wellbeing for a dynamic and rewarding career in perioperative care.

This is a permanent, full-time (37.5h) role for an Orthopaedic Scrub Practitioner. The Operating Department is open 7am-5pm, Mon-Sat, so flexibility can be offered with your shift pattern.


Person specification:

  • (Essential) Registration either with the NMC (Registered Nurse, RN Adult) or the HCPC (Operating Department Practitioner, ODP).
  • (Essential) Relevant ILS and mentorship qualifications.
  • (Essential) At least 3 years’ orthopaedic scrub experience.


Benefits/enhancements include:

  • Private healthcare schemes, covering pre-existing conditions, optical & dental
  • Industry-leading, fully-funded CPD opportunities (incl. accredited training, industry-recognised qualifications and leadership development)
  • Friends & Family hospital discounts
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days with length of service)
  • Enhanced benefits for new parents
  • Non-contributory life assurance
  • Access to substantial retail and leisure discounts, including the Blue Light Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme for wellbeing support
  • Employee reward and recognition schemes
  • Company pension scheme
  • And more!