Surgical First Assistant

Practice Plus Group

We are recruiting for a Surgical First Assistant in Shepton Mallet.

If you are looking to join an energetic and vibrant organisation that truly makes a difference to people’s lives on a daily basis we would like to hear from you. We are looking for an experienced Surgical First Assistant to join our team. As part of our professional, friendly and compassionate team you will do everything you can to ensure the patient’s treatment is of the highest standard.

Our focus at all times is on ensuring that our patients receive high quality treatment quickly, in clean and comfortable surroundings. Our wards boast great nurse to patient ratios and Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet has been rated Outstanding by the CQC, putting it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings.

If you are a practitioner outside of the local area we would welcome your application and there is a very generous relocation package available to support you.

About the role

You will be working as part of a friendly, welcoming and expert multidisciplinary Theatre Team supported by our experienced Theatre Manager, Heidi Soderlin.

You will be a part 1 registered NMC Nurse with experience of being an advanced scrub practitioner in a theatre. As well as being up to date with current research, key issues and developments in theatre practise you will have a sound knowledge of Health and Safety/Risk management within the operating department.

It goes without saying privacy and confidentiality are key throughout the team and you will act as an advocate for the patient in the intra-operative phase and be responsible for “total patient” care in the perioperative phase.

Working at Practice Plus Group

When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life. This position has no routine scheduled evenings beyond 17.00 or weekends and there is virtually no on-call commitment.

To apply for the role click on the button below. If you have any questions contact Sonia Sanghvin our friendly resourcing team.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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