Sister/ Charge Nurse

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Acute MedicineGrade Band 7Contract PermanentHours Full time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-MB541-SA Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town LondonSalary £39,866 - £49,704 per annum inclusiveClosing Today at 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to apply for the role of Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse for The Acute Medical Unit.

The role of the ward sister/charge nurse within AMU is key to ensuring the safe care of patients admitted via the Emergency stream.

About the Unit

The Acute Medical Unit is a 56 bedded inpatient area providing care for patients admitted from the Emergency Department under all medical specialties. We care for patients with a wide range of medical conditions, including those requiring cardiac monitoring and non-invasive ventilation.

We strive to deliver high quality nursing care based on current evidence in a fast paced, dynamic environment. We work closely with our medical colleagues and MDT in order to meet the increasing demands of the service while retaining our commitment to patient centred, compassionate care.

About you

We are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic and innovative nurse who will be able to lead and motivate nursing staff in the provision of high quality patient centred care. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, friendly and be able to demonstrate excellent clinical leadership skills.

This post offers potential for further development of your leadership and management skills in a challenging but supportive setting. The successful candidate will need to confidently manage and provide strong leadership, training and education for all nursing staff.

You will actively contribute to a programme of continual improvement and clinical excellence.

In return we can offer you;

  • Job satisfaction working with a first class nursing team
  • Excellent support from the leadership team with the Emergency Services Division.
  • Professional career development and prospects for internal promotion and fantastic learning opportunities

This post involves a rotational shift pattern including long days, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

All candidates are advised to attend for an informal visit.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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