Sterling Cross Trading LLP

Lead Theatre Practitioner, Scrub - Adult Nurse or ODP

Job title: Lead Theatre Practitioner – RN Adult or ODP

Salary: Up to £45,000 per year + benefits

Location: Guildford

Ref: KW/GU/10847/2

Provide dedicated perioperative care at a hospital that specialises in surgery!

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Scrub Theatre Practitioner (Nurse or ODP) to join the Theatres team at this “Good”-rated Guildford hospital, which specialises in acute elective and urgent surgical and medical services.

This leading independent healthcare provider – rated one of the UK’s “25 Best Companies to Work For” in 2021 – is looking for a Lead Scrub Practitioner (Nurse or ODP) to join the expanding Theatres department, due to their long-established hospital benefitting from an extensive investment programme that is keeping its facilities, technology, and workforce at the very forefront of medical care.

As a Lead Scrub Practitioner, you will support and assist the management of care provision within the Operating Department, including taking a senior, guiding role in the delivery of optimal surgical care, as patients undergo one of a wide range of both routine and complex procedures such as ophthalmological, orthopaedic, cosmetic, and urological surgeries.

This is a full-time, permanent Lead Scrub Practitioner role (37.5 hours/week) with a flexible shift pattern.

Person specification:

You must have valid registration with either the NMC as a Registered Nurse (Adult Nursing), or with the HCPC as an Operating Department Practitioner.

You must have significant experience of working within an operating department as a Scrub Practitioner, including some experience in a senior position such as Surgical First Assistant.


  • Generous organisational pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Annual leave increases with length of service
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free and extensive learning & development opportunities, incl.

    industry-recognised qualifications
  • Friends & Family discounts
  • Access to substantial retail and leisure discounts
  • Life insurance
  • And more!

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