Surgical First Assistant / Perioperative Practitioner

Location Southend-on-Sea
Discipline: ODPs
Salary: £32,306 - 45,839 per year + benefits
Contact name: Suzanne Boon

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Job ref: KW/SS/10785/2
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Job Title: Surgical First Assistant / Perioperative Practitioner

Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Salary: £32,306 - £45,839 per year + benefits, full-time

Reference number: KW/SS/10785/2


Are you looking to work for a profitable, successful business led by an experienced and stable senior management team?

This leading independent hospital group has been putting patients at the heart of everything they do for over 40 years.

Exciting opportunities are available for a Surgical First Assistant / Perioperative Practitioner to join their experienced and dynamic team in Essex!

The roles are Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) although Part-Time hours may be considered.

As a Surgical First Assistant / Perioperative Practitioner you will assist the perioperative managers to deliver effective patient care by providing appropriate clinical support assisting the theatre manager to effectively maximise theatre utilisation.

Person Specification:

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Registered Practitioner/ODP with NMC or HCPC registration
  • Evidence of current Surgical Care Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant course/qualification.
  • Extensive post qualification experience in operating theatres.


  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 37 days after five years of service
  • Private medical cover
  • Free on-site parking
  • Eyesight tests
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Life assurance
  • Wellness screening