An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Hand Surgery Scrub Nurse to work in *Location* for short and long term placements as well as ad-hoc shifts in a variety of NHS Hospitals and Private Organisations.

As a Hand Surgery Scrub Nurse working in South West Cornwall alongside Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Theatre Nurses, Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs), Theatre Support Workers and Porters to provide skilled care and support throughout a patient’s perioperative care.

You will be joining a friendly team of healthcare staff who are passionate about what they do and the services they provide to both patients and visitors.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Hand Surgery Scrub Nurse you will:

  • Monitor and maintain a safe and sterile environment for the patient throughout the surgical procedure.
  • To safely identify, prepare, check and assemble equipment required for the relevant operating list
  • Prepare and organise the clinical area to receive patients for elective, emergency, and trauma procedures.
  • Coordinate and maintain adequate stock levels of drugs, stores and implants liaising with the Theatre Manager and / Procurement.
  • Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information using various methods to ensure effective understanding.
  • Demonstrate and develop clinical assessment skills and prioritise the care for patients undergoing a surgical / anaesthetic procedure.
  • Contribute to the continuing development of patient care within the operating theatres, e.g. through sharing knowledge and expertise as required.


  • You’ll receive a dedicated consultant to offer support and advice
  • We’re here for you when you need us – 24/7/365, call us on 01785 256434
  • Free online CDP training courses & revalidation support
  • We’re a framework agency who will support you through the compliance process
  • A range of payment options available: PAYE, LTD, & Umbrella
  • Holiday pay & Pension scheme
  • Uncapped referral scheme – The more you refer, the more you earn!
  • Flexible working – Make more time for doing what you want to do!


As a Hand Surgery Scrub Nurse it is essential that you hold:

  • Current NMC/HCPC registration
  • At least 1 years’ post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent UK experience within the last 3 years.

With your skills and passion for patient care as a Hand Surgery Scrub Nurse you will be an asset to the theatre team.

Apply today and enjoy next day payroll and excellent support from your own dedicated consultant. If this role isn’t the one for you, take advantage of our referral scheme and refer a friend.

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