Scrub Practitioner

Location Croydon
Discipline: ODPs
Salary: £38k - 40k per year
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

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Job ref: KW/CR/11700/3
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

A leading hospital for elective health services, located just outside Croydon, is now looking for an ambitious Theatre Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner to join the team as a Scrub Practitioner following an exciting period of investment and expansion.

With a focus on planned procedures and follow-on rehabilitative therapies, the hospital offers medical and surgical services for health issues from head to toe. Visitors from South London, Surrey, and Kent benefit from purpose-built, state-of-art facilities and personalised treatment options for a broad array of concerns – from neurological and mental health conditions to oncology, fertility, post-injury recovery, down to podiatric interventions.

As a Scrub Practitioner, you will support expert surgical care within an upgraded theatre setting, participating in routine and advanced procedures across general, colorectal, uro- and gynaecology, plastics, and other surgical specialties. You will join a team that works hard to make sure each procedure goes as safely and smoothly as possible – which is reflected in the hospital’s excellent patient satisfaction scores.

This is a permanent Scrub Practitioner role (RN Adult / ODP), working ideally full-time hours (37.5h) but part-time hours may also be considered.


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 2 years’ experience working within an operating theatre setting.
  • (Essential) Evidence of competence scrubbing for a range of procedures.


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!