Orthopaedic Scrub Nurse


Salary: Competitive salary rates
Job Contract: Full Time
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Job Description

Orthopaedic Scrub nurses to help fill hundreds of positions in Lincoln. We have full-time block bookings available within reputable trusts and private hospitals, as well as adhoc days for individuals seeking a top-up income to suit them.

Scrub duties will include:

Working in this pressured environment as part of a close-knit multidisciplinary team, you’ll know that this role requires high levels of focus and engagement. Our reputation depends on your ability to understand, anticipate and develop those intuitive partnerships that are so key.

  • Competence across a range of perioperative skills supported by professional and clinical
  • Knowledge acquired through state registration and further education and development.
  • Possess the mandatory training requirements for role including infection control and health
  • and safety competencies.
  • Possess Equipment and Medical Devices Competences
  • Continuing professional development.
  • Trained on MS Office and other relevant packages
  • Demonstrate principles of accountable practice
  • Teaching skills
  • Keeps abreast of developments in own specialism
  • Professional assessment skills
  • English language to IELTS 7.0


You will be a qualified Registered Nurse/ODP, to work as a Scrub Nurse in the NHS, you must be/have;

  • Be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC/HCPC register for the type of work required to be performed;
  • Have a Diploma in Registered General Nursing or City and Guilds Certificate 752 in anesthetics and surgery or an equivalent professional qualification as an operating theatre practitioner and experience of working in multi specialty, multidisciplinary teams;
  • Scrub Experience
  • Applying the knowledge and skills gained through a post registration qualification in a clinical specialism
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient case mixes
  • Challenging consultants to influence evidence based practice
  • Share evidence based practices with colleagues to enhance service and standards
  • Evidence of applying continuous improvement to service
  • You will also be caring, compassionate and have a commitment to helping people.

Successful candidates will currently be living in the UK, have effective communication skills, excellent attendance record and ability to work under pressure. A minimum of 12 months post qualification work experience within NHS hospitals (in the last 2 years) and ability to provide 2 professional references are essential.

Work with an agency that works for you

NLG Health is a national framework approved staffing agency, we offer you the flexibility to choose the regularity of your shifts, whether you’re looking to work a couple of shifts a week alongside your permanent job or looking to work full-time hours. In return, you’ll be valued and respected for your professionalism and expertise, feeling fulfilled by the knowledge of a job well done.

Benefits - It is a big list because we value what you do!

  • Very competitive rates of pay
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Work this week and get paid within two days of submitting your timesheet
  • Book and manage your shifts through the NLG app
  • Health cash plan
  • PAYE through NLG
  • NHS Framework approved
  • Private sector placements
  • Complex care in the community
  • Highly lucrative referral scheme
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Multi-shift bonus
  • Quick and easy registration
  • Support 24/7 365 days a year

This position is compliant with Para. 1 Sch.9 of The Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements and is also subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. As such it will be required for a submission for an Enhanced Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB), to check for any previous criminal convictions that do not meet the previous offences filtering process.

A conviction may or may not exclude you from employment and this will be discussed at interview

NLG is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client about this vacancy.

Equality of opportunity is our policy, irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

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Our Values and Accreditations

NLG Health is a leading force in providing medical, nursing and healthcare staff with a track record of excellence going back to 2001.

We focus on the needs and potential of every one of our candidates and that’s one of the reasons we continue to grow and attract the best. Our framework agency ‘platinum status’ is evidence of our emphasis on quality, and we are very highly accredited too.

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