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Theatre Scrub Nurse – Orthopaedics

Cromwell Hospital

London, SW5 0TU (5 mins walk from Earls Court underground or 7 mins walk from Gloucester Road underground. )


£32500 to £41643 per annum, plus fantastic benefits

Full Time 37. 5 hrs per week

Monday to Saturday plus additional shift enhancements for weekend working – various shift patterns available

Join us and receive a one-off Golden Hello of £3000, or £5000 towards Domestic Relocation Costs (if applicable).

Financial support available to successful candidates to access fast track visa processing, subject to eligibility.

We make health happen

At Bupa, you can be the Nurse you want to be. With the autonomy to use your skills and strong benefits to support you, patient care can be your top priority.

Building a career in Nursing has never been easier, with good hours, you can live a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

Our main adult theatre is a busy and dynamic environment, setting the benchmark for clinical excellence. We have 5 operating suites catering for Cardiac, Orthopaedics, ENT and Ophthalmic, Da Vinci Surgery, Thoracic and Liver, Plastics, General/Vascular, Urology and Gynaecology. We work with surgeons who are the best in their specialities carrying out simple to the more complex surgeries.

You’ll help us make health happen by:

Your role as a Theatre Practitioner – Scrub Nurse (Orthopaedics) is to ensure that we provide the best quality service in a pleasant environment for both staff and patients whilst ensuring that a high quality, cost effective service is delivered to patients and consultant users. You’ll work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, being flexible and supporting with shared tasks. 

Our main adult theatre is a busy and dynamic environment, setting the benchmark for clinical excellence. We have 5 operating suites catering for a myriad of cases, but focus of this post is to provide surgical support for Orthopaedic patients. We work with surgeons who are the best in their specialities carrying out from simple to the more complex surgeries.

  • Assess, plan, deliver and evaluate peri-operative patient care.
  • Participate in the delegation and supervision of junior grades, non-registered and less experienced staff.
  • Create and maintain legible and accurate records of care in accordance with BUPA and the Cromwell Hospitals’ local policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the positioning and preparation of a patient as directed by the surgical team and ensure that any specimens are correctly labelled and dispatched to the laboratory.
  • Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.
  • Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures, both in anaesthetics and surgery.
  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

  • RN – 1st level Registration Adult and/or Children / Diploma or Degree in  Health Care Studies  / ODP Level 3 NVQ / ODA 752.
  • Orthopaedic scrub nurse experience.
  • Proven recent perioperative experience
  • Ability to deliver high standards of care.


Our benefits are designed to make health happen for our people. Viva is our global wellbeing programme and includes all aspects of our health – from mental and physical, to financial, social and environmental wellbeing. We support flexible working and have a range of family friendly benefits.

Joining Bupa in this role you will receive the following benefits and more:

• One off Golden Hello payment (T’s and C’s apply)

• Payment of Professional Registration fees

• Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell

• Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind

• An enhanced pension plan and life insurance

• Annual performance-based bonus

• Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work

• Discounted access to online gym sessions through Gympass

• Various other benefits and online discounts

• Free onsite massages as a recognition for your hard work

• Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony

Why Bupa?

We’re a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to “Be you at Bupa”, we chion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve.  That’s why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

If you would like more information on the role or require an alternative format, please contact

Time Type:

Full time

Job Area:

Nursing & Theatres


Cromwell Hospital London

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