Senior Nurse | Clinical Site Manager

The London Clinic
Central London, UK
13 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Nurse (NHS Band 8a equivalent) who will be part of our senior nursing team responsible for the operational management of The London Clinic, ensuring the provision of 'out of hours cover'. This role will be located at our main hospital building in Central London (W1G 6BW).

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK's largest independently owned non-profit hospital, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. We have circa 1200 employees, a total of 8 premises, and we are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.

Job Description

As a Senior Nurse you will report into the Head of Nursing and will provide professional leadership, working closely with the ward managers to provide senior nursing support and advice across all aspects of patient care facilitating innovation and the delivery of high quality clinical care.
  • Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent role working 37.5 hours p/week. Shifts include, Long Days & Nights including Weekends (7.30am to 8pm or 7.30pm to 8am).
  • Salary: We are offering a competitive salary range of £50,760 - £55,777 (Inclusive of London Weighting).
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 25 day's annual leave, season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide site management and 'out of hours' support for The London Clinic, providing a clear focus for clinical, professional and operational leadership across clinical areas working alongside established teams whilst implementing policies and procedures as required.
  • Responsible for operational implementation of changes and new service structures as appropriate.
  • Support the ward manager in the co-ordination of clinical governance activities to maintain and improve quality standards of patient care.
  • Take the lead on delivered audit and project initiations.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the Clinic's emergency response to major disasters, fire, security alerts and untoward incidents, as well as attend cardiac arrest calls and co-ordinate/attend daily resuscitation meeting.
  • In conjunction with ward managers, ensure effective use of manpower and resources on all of the nursing floors, as well as facilitate regular reviews of establishment and skill mix whilst fostering a corporate approach to nursing recruitment and retention.

Skills & Experience
  • Registered Nurse with experience at a Band 7 or 8a (Grade G/H) level and above.
  • Substantial experience in an acute surgical setting, with ward/department management experience.
  • Project Management and Site Management experience would be advantageous.
  • Sound understanding of Clinical Governance, risk management and Audit/Benchmarking.
  • Demonstrate the application of evidence based practice and a good understanding of CQC Framework and KLOE.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership and organisational skills, with commitment to service developments and quality as well as the ability to identify learning need in self and others.

We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

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