Surgical First Assistant jobs
We need surgical first assistants for temporary, last minute placements in NHS and private hospitals throughout England and Wales. You’ll need to work to our high standards and in return you’ll receive full professional support from us.
- A valid NMC or HCPC Pin
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
- A further minimum 2 years’ practising as a surgical first assistant in the last 2.5 years
- Evidence of a recognised university course – N77, ASP Parts 1 & 2 or MSc Surgical Care Practice
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a scrub nurse
Surgical first assistant jobs with Thornbury Nursing Services
Thornbury Nursing Services, operating in England and Wales, is looking for experienced surgical first assistants to help fulfil last-minute and temporary roles across England and Wales. We often have vacancies in large cities such as London, Birmingham, and Cardiff, as well as in smaller communities and more remote locations.
We have a diverse array of surgical first assistant roles available in various healthcare settings, including:
- Local clinics
- Accident and emergency departments
- Out-of-hours services
We support both public and private healthcare institutions, which gives you opportunities to work shifts in both settings. You will have access to high pay rates and a comprehensive benefits package. If you meet the specified requirements outlined above, register with us today.
Requirements for surgical first assistant jobs
At Thornbury Nursing Services, we are committed to providing exceptional patient care, irrespective of short notice shifts or challenging locations. To maintain this standard, we seek professionals who embody our core values and are dedicated to delivering high quality patient care.
Before initiating your application with us, please ensure you align with the requirements listed at the top of this page to ensure a seamless application process.
Why choose Thornbury Nursing Services for surgical first assistant roles
Thornbury Nursing Services is a leading recruitment agency for healthcare professionals, offering surgical first assistant jobs across England and Wales. Recognising the dedication required for these roles, we are proud to offer excellent pay rates, accompanied by an exceptional benefits package, which includes:
- Coverage of NMC registration fees
- Reimbursement for travel expenses
- Complimentary annual flu vaccinations
- Round-the-clock professional guidance
- Exclusive access to career development programs
Upon successful registration, you’ll gain access to our user-friendly Quick Nurse platform. This platform streamlines the process of searching for and booking surgical first assistant shifts. Just update your availability, and our system will suggest shifts that align with your schedule.
With Quick Nurse, you can seamlessly integrate your work with us into other part-time or full-time roles, as you retain full autonomy in selecting your preferred shifts, including specific days and times that suit your lifestyle.
Locations where we’re recruiting for surgical first assistant roles
Thornbury Nursing Services is actively recruiting professionals for surgical first assistant positions in major cities, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff, and various smaller towns and local communities.
While some assignments may involve remote locations, rest assured that we cover travel expenses to facilitate your journey to these areas.
If you’d like to join Thornbury Nursing Services, take the first step and register with us today to begin your career with our outstanding team.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts across England and Wales. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
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