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Theatre Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant

Are you a Theatre Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant looking to regain your work/life balance?

We are a compassionate and collaborative clinical team based at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre, Somerset. We are currently sourcing for HCPC/NMC registered Scrub Practitioners and Surgical First Assistants to join us. Applications from Practitioners outside of the local area are encouraged, there is a very generous relocation allowance for those wishing to do so.

At Care UK we pride ourselves on being able to give our colleagues fantastic work / life balance meaning our teams are energised and free to do their best work. This position has no routine scheduled evenings beyond 17.00 or weekends and there is virtually no on-call commitment making it perfect if you need to work around family commitments or would just like to regain some balance between your work and personal life.

Care UK Treatment Centres are patient focused and work closely with local CCGs and NHS Trusts to reduce waiting times. Our Wards boast great nurse to patient ratios and and Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been rated Outstanding by CQC - putting it at the very top of the regulator's quality ratings across England.

Our unfaltering dedication to quality is something we are very proud of; we constantly strive to do things better for our patients. This ethos has led to innovative, evidence based developments to our procedures and ongoing improvements to the patient experience.

Who are we looking for?

If you are a dedicated NMC or HCPC registered Scrub Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant with experience of Orthopaedics and General Surgery we would love to hear from you. A passion for improving the treatment of your patients is a must.
Full Time post holders will be required to work 37.5 hours per week. Part Time or Flexible working arrangements may be considered, please contact the recruiter to discuss your requirements.

In return for your hard work you will receive???

• A competitive annual salary, contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays
• The support of a supportive and steady team
• Generous Relocation allowance up to GBP5000
• CPD and re-validation support
• Clinical Development and Training Opportunities. We could even give you the opportunity to develop into a specialist role of your interest.
• Care UK Perks including Cycle to Work Scheme and retail discounts

Other Information

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for the role who will arrange a mutually agreeable time for you to attend the Treatment Centre. If you have any questions regarding the role please contact or call .
Please note Care UK retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.


Theatre Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant

Shepton Mallet, UK

Published on 27 Jun 2019