Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP – Private Hospital

  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Position: Senior Scrub Nurse / ODP   
  • Care Categories: Theatre – Scrub
  • Salary: £35,000- £44,000 per annum – negotiable depending on experience
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract type: Permanent

About the service: We are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Senior Scrub Nurse / ODP to join our highly reputable private healthcare provider in their bright and vibrant private hospital in Chelmsford. The hospital is ideally situated in Chelmsford and is within easy reach of public transport links and local amenities. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Senior Scrub Nurse / ODP to join a leading, forward-thinking private hospital in their expanding theatre team in Chelmsford. The hospital offers a range of services including surgery, medicine, oncology, plastic and cosmetic surgery and Paediatrics. The hospital is well equipped with modern facilities and has a day unit and high dependency unit.
About the role:
You will be joining our experienced and expanding theatre team as a Senior Scrub Nurse / ODP where you will be responsible for;

  • Delivering the highest quality of clinical outcomes
  • Perform the scrub role in consultant led surgeries
  • Working across a varied range of specialisms
  • Providing leadership support to the team
  • Working well as part of a supportive team
  • Enthusiastic and empathetic
  • Work well independently

Who we’re looking for;

  • Valid NMC / HCPC registration- you must not have any restrictions or conditions
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 years experience working in the UK in orthopaedic scrub
  • Experience of hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty and anterior cruciate ligaments
  • Surgical First Assist Qualification (SFA) – Desirable highly desirable  
  • Flexible and positive attitude

Employee benefits include;

  • On-going training and support for career development
  • Flexible shifts
  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private Life Assurance
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Opportunity to buy/ sell annual leave
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised meals at staff restaurant
  • Wellbeing centre/ access to 24/7 employee assistance line
  • Excellent opportunities to grow, develop and specialise career
  • Long service, employee recognition awards
  • Friendly working environment

Person Specification: All applicants for the role of Senior Theatre Nurse / ODP  must have a valid NMC / HCPC registration with no restrictions and full eligibility to live and work in the UK. At least 3 years experience in the UK working in orthopaedic scrub is essential for this position.

For more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Amy Daruvalla on 01489 774 211 or send a copy of your CV to
Alternatively, you can text 07360 267311, if you do decide to text, please pop your name on there so I know who it’s from.



Amy Daruvalla

Health Team Manager - Hospitals & Clinics

Leading as Health Team Manager, Amy's focus is recruiting for NHS & private hospitals and clinics. With a foundation in Psychology and diverse roles, she blends her listening and matching skills flawlessly. Amy is that smiling face in the office, always ready to assist. Off-duty, she's either at the gym, running after her two little ones, eating great food along with a good glass of bubbly, or dreaming of her next sunlit vacation!