Are you looking for progression within your next role?
If so, our client is recruiting for a Senior Staff Nurse to join the Surgical Wards in their State-of-the-art Hospital in Central London, who specialise in over 100 specialties. The hospital is an elective care hospital, registered for 17 beds and 4 operating theatres, accepting planned and emergency/urgent surgical admissions. The hospital has a particular emphasis on Plastic /Cosmetic Surgery with some of the country’s leading NHS and Private Consultants using our facilities.
To assist the ward sister / ward manager in the management of a ward and to provide effective leadership ensuring our patients continue to receive the highest quality care and attention at the weekends.
To maintain and develop skills and knowledge to deliver a range of interventions and sets an example of good practice to other team members including skill sharing, mentorship and staff appraisal.
To act as Infection Prevention and Control ward link nurse. Participating in Committee meetings and performing audit.
To participate in the Duty Clinical Manager Rota when on duty following supervision and when deemed competent.
To provide support to the ward team and management team in terms of clinical care delivery, general supervision and quality standards.
To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies and procedures as a skilled member of the nursing team.
To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors.
To hold responsibility for the ward team in the absence of the ward sister or manager and for the provision of a high-quality clinical care environment to agreed standards and objective.
When necessary to ensure the hospital is closed securely at the weekends and the correct channels of communication are in place for incoming calls to the hospital.
To assist with implementation, monitoring and evaluating standards of care.
To provide support and guidance for members of staff.
To ensure that hospital operational policies are maintained and complied with and to advise staff of any amendments considered desirable.
To ensure that all Health & Safety policies and procedures are read, understood and complied with as far as reasonably practicable.
To assist in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and implementation of clinical audits.
To delegate tasks appropriately in relation to an individual’s skills, competence and patient needs always ensuring adequate resources are available.
Provide senior cover during weekends and on night duty.
To maintain professional conduct within the standard and framework provided by the Nursing & Midwifery Code.
To ensure appropriate skill mix within the wards according to resources and clinical needs including rota formation.
To work with staff to ensure the ward environment is conducive to continuing education and training programmes.
To participate in the induction programme for all newly appointed ward staff as required
To facilitate the management of change within the ward areas whether clinical or management in nature
To keep up to date with clinical and professional developments in nursing and to attend relevant study sessions in accordance with NMC guidelines.
To assist the staff in monitoring stock levels of ward medications and consumables
Registered Nurse – Adult.
Substantial post-registration acute surgical nursing experience – minimum 4 years at Band 5 or equivalent level.
Excellent problem-solving ability and confident decision maker.
Ability to flex shifts in line with department workload essential.
Post-registration specialty course / qualification.
Team leadership / management experience.
Previous experience within Private Healthcare.
Teaching and Assessing / Mentorship qualification.
Good value restaurant at Weymouth Street Hospital.
Cycle to work scheme.
Season ticket loan.
Employee discount at our health facilities.
Annual summer and Christmas parties.
Refer a friend scheme.
The Clinic is in walking distance of; Baker Street, Regent’s Park, Great Portland Street and Bond Street and is surrounded by a variety of shops and restaurants.
If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply and we will do the rest!