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Scrub Nurse

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are recruiting on behalf of our client, at a specialist Ophthalmic Hospital based in Carlisle, which is in need of an enthusiastic, highly motivated and reliable Registered General Nurse or/and 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: Four out of six days a week 8am-6pm with one Saturday in every four.

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 post registration experience in a clinical/hospital setting
  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • 33 days holidays (includes bank holidays) increasing with length of service.
  • Supportive work environment with a collaborative team.
  • Bonus 1 - June - potential to earn up to 5% individual performance related bonus.
  • Bonus 2 - January - potential to earn up to 5% hospital/company related bonus
  • £250 Referral Bonus
  • NMC Pin paid for
  • Continuous training and development programme through an internal learning management system and clinical training team to help enhance your skills.
  • 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.