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Full-time Surgical First Assistant

in Horley through Spire Healthcare

Surgical First Assistant

Gatwick, England

Salary: £35000 – £54000 per annum

Fantastic CPD on offer

No night shifts

Spire Gatwick Park are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Surgical First Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in one of the UK’s leading Private Healthcare Providers with fantastic CPD on offer.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the regions most experienced Consultants, covering a varied and diverse caseload across general, orthopaedic, gynaecology and urology. Full training is available to allow you to broaden your experience across our surgical specialities and career development is readily available including the option to complete the SFA course.

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital is just a few miles away from Gatwick Airport. Central London and Victoria station are a 30-minute train ride away. The Hospital consists of two outpatient areas and a Bupa Health Assessment centre. There are two ward areas with 29 single rooms, a two bedded emergency recovery unit with a sixteen-bedded day care unit, and five single rooms. There are three operating theatres, two with laminar flow.

We believe it’s our people that really set us apart, from the very best medical professionals, to our attentive and highly experienced support staff.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting in assessing patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload
  • Promoting best practice and contributing towards quality improvements
  • Acting as an SFA across a heavy caseload of general, gynaecology and bariatric surgery
  • Working as a Scrub Practitioner across various specialities.

Who we’re looking for

  • You must be a Qualified Nurse or ODP with a valid pin
  • You must hold a Surgical First Assistant Qualification
  • You must have the willingness to participate in flexible working rota including performing general scrub duties
  • Excellent communication skills


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform – discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Spire Healthcare are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture for all. Our people are our difference, it’s their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.


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