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Scrub Nurse/ODP

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Scrub Nurse to work in an amazing modern specialist eye healthcare service based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire area.

You will be working for one of UK leading health care providers

This is a modern, state-of-the-art eye hospital.

The facilities in this hospital are first-class and equipped with the latest technology


*Must be an RGN with a valid NMC Pin - Will also accept ODP's with HCPC registrations



As the Scrub Nurse your key duties include:

  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment and consumables for procedures

  • Coordinate the use of the supplies and equipment during a list ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner

  • Act in the role of the scrub practitioner, undertaking all activities within that role in a professional and proficient manner

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team, providing appropriate surgical instrumentation and equipment

  • Take responsibility to ensure all surgical equipment is disposed of correctly including ensuring appropriate decontamination and sterilization of reusable equipment is carried out and can be evidenced

  • Monitor consumables, replenishing as required and confirming reordering requirements as appropriate

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experience as a Theatre Scrub Nurse

  • Passionate about developing a career in Ophthalmology

  • Previous experience in Ophthalmology

  • Awareness of responsibilities in relation to NMC Professional Code of Conduct

  • Able to show a can-do attitude always

The successful Scrub Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £30,588 - £37,143 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role for 37.5 hours a week working through Day Shifts from 7.30am-5.30pm.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 25 days holiday (33 days including bank holidays) increasing with length of service

  • Company pension scheme

  • Specialist training and development plan

  • Bonus 1 - June - Up to 5% individual performance related bonus

  • Bonus 2 - February - hospital/company related bonus

  • Annual pay reviews and increases

Reference ID: 5261

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV