Operating Theatre First Assistant

Operating Theatre First Assistant

England/South West|Somerset

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England/South West|Somerset

Salary & Benefits

£3,000 bonus, Private Medical, Employee Benefits


We are seeking an experienced Operating Theatre Practitioner with Surgical First Assistant qualifications and experience to join the Theatre team at our client’s Acute Hospital site based in beautiful Bath, Somerset.
Primarily you will work as a clinical member of the Theatre team and will be responsible for the delivery of safe, high quality patient focused care.
The role is to provide regular surgical first assistant support for surgeons alongside theatre scrub or ODP role.

This is an award-winning hospital, led by some of the South-West’s most experienced consultants supported by 24/7 RMO cover on-site.
Rated ‘outstanding’ for caring – this unique centre of excellence was a long-established independent sector hospital, acquired through investment by the NHS in June 2021.

The Hospital has 28 en-suite single inpatient beds, 22 day-case beds and 5 ambulatory care beds.
Facilities include; 9 consulting rooms, 4 state-of-the-art operating theatres (2 with laminar flow), a JAG accredited Endoscopy suite, a dedicated cardiology suite and intervention treatment room.
The dedicated physiotherapy department has a gym and four treatment rooms.
The Digital diagnostic unit includes CT, MRI, General X-ray and Ultrasound

Person requirements
RGN or ODP with appropriate NMC/HCPC registration as applicable.
SFA 1 or 2 qualification with current First Assistant practice
A willingness to Scrub and/or assist in Anaesthetics/Recovery (as applicable) if required.

The additional benefits of working for this organisation include:
– Personal pension plan
– Employee discount scheme
– Life assurance
– Bike to work scheme
– Season ticket loan
– Private medical insurance

We are a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Healthcare staff, including Operating Theatres.
As a nurse-led consultancy our detailed understanding of the complexity of Operating Theatre roles places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Theatre Recruiting Managers.

For an insight into Jarrodean as a Consultancy and for a summary of all current roles visit jarrodean.com

If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.

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