Job Title: Senior Night Sister/Charge Nurse
Salary: £39,000 – £43,500 (including London Weighting and 20% uplift for unsocial hours)
Hours: Full time (nights). Usual pattern is 7 nights on and 7 nights off. Two weeks day duty is expected every 6 months.
Part/Full Time: Full Time
Department: Clinical Services
King Edward VII’s Hospital is one of the UK’s premier private hospitals with an enviable tradition of excellence, based in the heart of London’s medical precinct. We take great pride in our reputation as one of the best healthcare providers in the world. This is a direct reflection of the calibre of our individually selected consultants and our exemplary staff who provide an excellent service to our patients.
It is a particularly interesting time for the hospital which is undergoing significant expansion and development of services. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Nurse with excellent interpersonal, managerial and clinical skills to lead the night clinical services under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager.
The successful candidate will also act as night Duty Manager for the hospital. Candidates will have 3 years’ experience in a senior nurse position, have undertaken a recognised management course, be highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed to their own professional development as well as the development of their team.
The post is ward based and involves supporting the nursing team, budget management, clinical audit, staff recruitment and appraisal. Clinical governance, health and safety at work and risk assessment are all important aspects of this role.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate excellent standards in clinical care and have the ability to improve quality and patient satisfaction. They will be well organised, resilient and able to meet the challenges and demands of a busy and diverse clinical service.
We offer benefits which include free restaurant quality meal whilst on duty, annual leave entitlement of 35 days inclusive of bank holidays, private healthcare, company pension scheme, in house training, interest free travel loan. Personal development is encouraged and opportunities for training will also be available.