Surgical Care Practitioner /Surgical First Assistant


Surgical Care Practitioner

We're on the look-out for an experienced Surgical Care Practitioner, to join our innovative team at The Horder Centre, on a permanent basis.

What you'll do 

  • To assist in all aspects of the orthopaedic service, liaising with members of the surgical team in the delivery of care.
  • To use specialist knowledge and skills to integrate assessment findings, to plan, implement and evaluate individual programmes of care for own caseload, which is delegated to them e.g. clinician-led clinics against agreed protocols.
  • To act as a member of the extended surgical team, to perform surgical interventions, pre-operative and post-operative care under the direction and supervision of a Consultant Surgeon and according to departmental protocols and procedures. ·
  • Make referrals to other professionals as necessary e.g. anaesthetists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists etc

Who you'll be 

  • Someone who is passionate about making a real difference to our patients’lives and contributing to their recovery.
  • Someone who is dynamic, innovative and confident.
  • Someone who enjoys working as  part of our high performing team.

What you need to have 

  • Experience of orthopaedic elective theatre as Surgical Care Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A pro -active approach to your role

In addition to a salary of £31,009 to £44,647 a year, we also offer an incredible number of benefits which are below:

  • Onboarding bonus
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities
  • Full medical insurance
  • Full health and wellbeing programme