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Scrub Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc.
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunities have arisen at the Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust for dynamic, innovative, committed and skilled individuals to join our Scrub Practitioner Teams.

You will be a Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner, ideally with experience of working in a busy theatre environment. However previous theatre experience is desirable but not essential as we would welcome applications from newly qualified staff or someone seeking a change of career direction.

We are committed to developing your professional competence and building your skills portfolio through experiential learning and education to maximise your career prospects.

Main duties of the job

We have 26 Theatres at the Royal London Hospital covering a diverse range of both elective and emergency work in a variety of specialties including major trauma, via the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS). We have a well-established team where excellent standards of care are delivered. We understand the rights to privacy and dignity and we always put patients first.

Our Peri-operative Department, part of the Surgery Division, is committed to building a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic team to help develop our services and achieve the Barts Health vision for the future. If you are up for the challenge, you will be joining our team at an important time of change as we continue our initiatives to improve our patients' experience at Bart's Health.

Follow Team Peri-Op on Twitter @peri_team to find out more about us!


About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The aim of this post is to provide direct patient care and enhance the well-being of patients by developing specific clinical competencies and enhancing knowledge through a lifelong learning approach.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Registered Nurse/ODP or student qualifying 2018



  • Previous Theatre/Acute Ward experience



  • Clear written communication

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital


E1 1BB

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