Sterling Cross Trading LLP

Scrub Practitioner

New opportunities are now available for a Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner to join a leading hospital for elective healthcare as a Scrub Practitioner.

With a focus on planned procedures and therapies, the hospital is a purpose-built, state-of-art site offering personalised treatment options for health issues from head to toe (complete with fully “Good” CQC rating).

As a Scrub Practitioner, you’ll support expert perioperative care within an upgraded theatre setting, participating in routine and advanced procedures across general, vascular, gynae, OMFS and other surgical specialties.

You’ll be a valued member of a strong team that makes sure each procedure goes as safely and smoothly as possible – reflected in truly excellent patient satisfaction scores.

As part of a “2-star Outstanding”-rated organisation, you’ll also be able to take advantage of fantastic opportunities for further professional growth, a sustainable work-life balance, enhanced support for your own health and wellbeing, and more; all you need for a dynamic and rewarding career in the operating theatre.

This is a permanent Scrub Practitioner role (RN Adult / ODP), working ideally full-time hours (37.5h) but part-time hours may also be considered.


Person specification:

  • (Essential) Registration with the NMC (Registered Nurse, RN Adult) or the HCPC (Operating Department Practitioner, ODP)
  • (Desirable) At least 12 months’ scrub experience
  • (Desirable) Previous experience scrubbing for orthopaedic (joint replacement) procedures
  • (Desirable) Relevant ILS and mentorship qualifications


Benefits/enhancements include:

  • Private healthcare schemes, covering pre-existing conditions, optical & dental
  • Industry-leading, fully-funded CPD opportunities (incl.

    accredited training, industry-recognised qualifications and leadership development)
  • Friends & Family hospital discounts
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days with length of service)
  • Enhanced benefits for new parents
  • Non-contributory life assurance
  • Access to substantial retail and leisure discounts, including the Blue Light Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme for wellbeing support
  • Employee reward and recognition schemes
  • Company pension scheme
  • And more!

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