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Crawley Day Surgery Theatre Practitioner - Scrub Nurse

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Full Time
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our Theatre Department.

There are 10 theatres within our East Surrey site, providing 24-hour emergency cover and elective operating, and 4 theatres at our Crawley site, providing day surgery procedures. Specialities covered across both sites include
  • Ophthalmology
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics (East Surrey Hospital only)
  • ENT
  • Orthopaedics
  • Trauma
  • General (including breast, paediatrics (East Surrey Hospital only), dental, colorectal, upper GI)
  • Urology
  • CEPOD (East Surrey Hospital only)

The post will be based within Theatres on the Crawley Hospital site, where we provide a day surgery service working Monday to Friday.

The successful candidate will provide high quality care and support to patients and staff working within the scrub role of the operating theatre.

We pride ourselves on supporting staff through training and development.

You will be keen to develop and contribute to the delivery of high quality, safe care with a real focus on continually improving the patient experience.

The successful candidate should have a can do approach in supporting the theatre, wards and departments objectives and they will be able to demonstrate the Trust Values and expected behaviours. Previous theatre experience would be desirable.

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.
  • National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.
  • We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Crawley Hospital

West Green Drive


RH11 7DH

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