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Scrub Nurse

Job Description

Job Title: Permanent Scrub Nurse
Location: Norwich

About Us: We are recruting on behalf of a leading ophthalmic hospital located close to the vibrant city of Norwich, dedicated to providing exceptional eye care services to patients. The team are committed to excellence in patient care, innovation, and continuous professional development. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Scrub Nurse to join the team on a permanent basis.

Position Overview: As a Scrub Nurse you will play a crucial role in supporting the surgical team during procedures related to eye surgeries. You will be responsible for maintaining a sterile field, assisting surgeons during operations, and ensuring the safety and well-being of patients throughout the perioperative process. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art facility, where you can expand your skills and contribute to the delivery of high-quality care to individuals with eye-related conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the operating room and sterile instruments and equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Assist surgeons during surgeries, anticipating their needs and providing necessary instrumentation and supplies.
  • Maintain strict adherence to aseptic technique and infection control protocols to ensure patient safety.
  • Monitor patients throughout the surgical procedure, assessing their condition and responding to any changes or complications.
  • Collaborate with other members of the surgical team to ensure efficient and effective patient care.
  • Participate in ongoing education and training to stay current with advancements in ophthalmic surgical techniques and technology.
  • Contribute to quality improvement initiatives and best practice guidelines within the surgical department.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with valid NMC pin
  • Previous experience working as a Scrub Nurse in a surgical setting, preferably with exposure to ophthalmic surgeries.
  • Excellent knowledge of surgical principles, sterile technique, and infection control practices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and prioritise tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.


  • Competitive salary package in line with experience.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including contributory pension scheme, NMC fees paid, Annual bonus'
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology in ophthalmic care.

If you are interested and would like further details, please contact Lucy at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208961 or