Job Title: Senior Staff Nurse
Hours of Work:37.5 per week , Monday to Saturday Usual shifts are 8 till 8, except Saturday. We are open to discussion on flexible options.
Contract Type: Permanent
King Edward VII’s Hospital has been dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care since 1899 and today continues to be one of London’s leading private hospitals. We take great pride in our reputation as one of the best healthcare providers in the UK, supporting veterans through our charitable work. The reputation is built on our exceptional and empowered teams working in a safe and kind environment.
The hospital is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
Our values are at our heart and if you share our values of professionalism, quality, respect, safety and team work, and we have a vacancy to suit your skills, we look forward to hearing from you.
What will you be doing?
This is an exciting time for an enthusiastic Senior Staff Nurse to join our Outpatient Department, as we are moving into new outpatient facility in November 2021, with state of the art facilities comprising of 26 consulting rooms, minor procedures rooms, imaging and pharmacy. The Outpatient Department provides services for a variety of specialties including orthopaedics, ophthalmic, urology, gynecology, dermatology, plastics, breast care, fertility, as well as a nurse led pre-assessment clinic.
You will be working with the OPD sister – co-ordinating the department and assisting the consultants with their clinics and minor procedures. The work is exciting, varied and challenging, the multiple specialties will enable you to develop new skills and grow. We actively support you to be the best you can be in your role providing CPD and enhanced competency training
Who are you?
- You will participate in mentorship and induction of new starters.
- You will participate in rota planning and scheduling for the department.
- You will lead daily huddles to co-ordinate the effective running of clinics.
- You’ll possess the specialist skills to support the variety of specialties as described above.
- You will have a passion for delivering excellent and individually tailored patient care.
- You will motivate and empower the more junior staff to provide outstanding care
- Your excellent communications skills will ensure your integration into our multidisciplinary team and support services such as stores and bookings.
- You will be an excellent problem solving for a fast paced environment
- You will be willing to undertake phlebotomy and wound dressings
- Registered Nurse (NMC)
- Experience working in an outpatient environment.
In return we offer:
- Free restaurant quality meals whilst on duty
- Annual leave entitlement of 35 days inclusive of bank holidays, increasing with long service
- Continuous Professional Development (CPD
- Private Healthcare
- Staff Referral scheme
- Company pension scheme
- Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
- Season Ticket Loan
- Help to buy a bike
- Uniform is provided and laundered free of charge.
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Various discount vouchers
Closing date: 30th January 2022
Please note, if we receive a high level of applications, we may choose to close this advert early. We encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We will only contact those candidates that have been shortlisted for interview.
King Edward VII’s Hospital values our diverse workforce and is commitment to providing equal opportunities. We welcome everyone – all talents and backgrounds. Being a relatively small hospital in size enables all our staff to work as a tightly-knit team. If you can see yourself as part of this team, and we have a vacancy that suits your skills, we look forward to hearing from you.
In-line with Government legislation, From 1 April 2022 it will be a legal requirement for you to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or an exemption certificate to work for a healthcare organisation.