Senior Staff Nurse - Surgical

Location City of London
Discipline: General Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Eivar Zand

Contact email:
Job ref: EZ - 059 JE
Published: about 1 year ago

​Would you like to join London’s leading nursing team?

We are looking for a Staff Nurse to join a busy surgical ward. A 15 bedded ward specializing in providing care to a variety of surgical specialties, including; urology, gastrointestinal surgery and plastics/cosmetic surgery and occasional medical cases.

The successful applicant will have been working in a similar environment and will be up to date in current practices. Experience will extend to working within a busy ward and professional, multi-disciplinary teams. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to join a thriving busy team and wants to work with excellent staff to patient ratios.

What would be my responsibilities be my responsibilities as the Senior Staff Nurse:

  • To assist in the planning and the delivery of individualised, safe, effective and evidence based patient care

  • To ensure the provision of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for patients and their families.

  • To participate in the efficient operational management of the department and undertake shift leading responsibility on a regular basis.

  • To deputise for the Ward Manager and Deputy ward Manager

  • To undertake tasks and responsibilities assigned by the Ward Manager supporting the management and development of the nursing care and the delivery of the service

  • To undertake the Duty Manager role

  • To provide support to the Ward Manager, Deputy ward Manager and shift leaders

  • To undertake a link nurse role(s) for designated clinical responsibilities, attend meetings and complete associated actions attached to the link nurse role

  • To participate in presenting and delivering teaching sessions for the clinical staff

Am I the right person for this Senior Staff Nurse post?

  • Registered Nurse – (Adult) with a valid NMC registration

  • Diploma/degree in relevant subject

  • Post registration qualification in stroke or acute Medicine or demonstrate relevant experience and competency in area of specialities

  • 2 years post registration experience  in one of the specialities of the ward

  • Experience of Shift Management and Leading a team

  • Evidence of ongoing training and commitment to development


Our client is passionate about providing their employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, they offer employees a wide range of benefits; from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension.

All eligible employees receive;

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • Ongoing training and development programmes

  • Discounts at local, national and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Cycle to work loan scheme

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thinking organisation then I would love to hear from you.