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Scrub Nurse - Chelmsford

Service Care Solutions are recruiting on behalf of our client, at a specialist Ophthalmic Hospital based in Chelmsford, which is in need of an enthusiastic, highly motivated and reliable Registered General Nurse or Scrub Nurse to join their Ophthalmology team on a permanent basis.

Please find below further details with regards to the position and the person specification.

SHIFTS: Monday to Saturday

SHIFT PATTERNS: 4 out of 6 days 8am-6pm with 1 Saturday in every 4.

The Role

  • In this role, you will play a crucial part in assisting ophthalmic surgeons during surgical procedures, ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and care.

  • Prepare the operating room and sterile equipment for ophthalmic surgical procedures.

  • Assist ophthalmic surgeons during surgeries, maintaining a sterile field and passing instruments and supplies as needed.

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team and proactively assist in ensuring smooth and efficient procedures.

  • Monitor patient vital signs and assist with patient positioning as required.

The Person

  • 12 months minimum UK NHS experience working as a General Nurse or Scrub Nurse

  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Experience working in Ophthalmology is desirable but not essential as the successful candidate will receive full training.

  • Commitment to providing compassionate and patient-centered care.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Supportive work environment with a collaborative team.

  • £250 Referral Bonus

  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

This role is available for an immediate start please forward your CV as soon as possible to apply.

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.