Scrub Practitioner
Cobalt Hospital

Job reference: 012455

Location: Cobalt Hospital

Closing date: 26/11/2021

Salary: £28,000-£35,000

Employment type: Part Time

Hours per week: 30-32

Cobalt Hospital - Scrub Nurse/ODP

Part time 30-32 hours and bank hours

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Scrub Nurse/ODP who is passionate about delivering excellent standards of care, to join our committed Theatre team at Cobalt Hospital.

The Role:

Working as part of the Theatre Team to provide a high standard of efficient, individualised patient care. A strong communicator with exceptional standards for customer service standards. Adhering to all of Ramsay’s policies and procedures to ensure the best possible clinical outcomes for patients.

 A strong advocate of the Ramsay Way and People Caring for People

You will be delivering exceptional standards of clinical care to our surgical patients. The successful candidate will have proven current clinical skills in a range of surgical specialities including, orthopaedics (upper and lower limb) general surgery, cosmetic surgery and vascular surgery 

What you’ll bring with you:

  • Registered with the NMC/HCPC
  • Post registration experience essential (ideally minimum of 2 years) within a theatre environment as a scrub practitioner
  • High standards of clinical competence
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Good standard of computer literacy
  • Flexible during periods of low activity and work extra hours where required


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Ramsay Academy – genuine opportunities to grow, develop and specialise in your career
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more
  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free uniform
  • Access to our employee Discount Programme
  • Wellbeing centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line for free advice

About us:

Cobalt Hospital, located just outside Newcastle, is part of Ramsay Health Care's UK network of private hospitals. Cobalt Hospital opened in 2005.

Registered with the Care Quality Commission patients can be assured of the highest standards in nursing, and aftercare services at Cobalt.

Patients can be assured of a warm welcome at Cobalt and the modern reception area provides a calm environment

The Outpatient Unit comprises of a suite of consulting and examination rooms, whilst the Surgical Day Unit incorporates 1 theatre with dedicated recovery area, and 1 endoscopy suite

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England.

We love people with a positive, “can do” attitude who want to make a difference in their work - the skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that people – staff and doctors – are Ramsay Health Care’s most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


The closing date for this job has now passed.