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Ward Sister/ Charge Nurse - Ortho, Neuro & Spinal

London – The Wellington Hospital
Full time
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Sister/Charge Nurse – Surgical Ward (Ortho/Spinal/Neuro)

Location – The Wellington Hospital, Wellington Place, London, NW8 9LE

37.5hrs per week Monday – Sunday based on internal rotation and you will need to be flexible to do days, nights and weekends.

The role offers an attractive and competitive salary depending on experience + shift enhancement + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

Job Description

As a Senior Sister / Charge Nurse for Orthopaedics/Spinal/Neuro- surgery, you will provide effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to the team, carrying continuous responsibility for the management of the ward, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and families are achieved on a 24-hour basis.

The ward is a 22 bedded ward based in the South Building.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make efficient use of available resources, within budgetary constraints, to meet business objectives
  • Prioritise workloads and direct staff accordingly
  • Demonstrate and role model outstanding clinical practice at all times
  • Develop and coach team members to ensure consistently high standards of care are me
  • Regularly deputise for Ward Manager/other departmental Sisters when required
  • Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met

Skills & Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Strong experience in a surgical setting with experience in Orthopaedics/ spinal surgery/neuro surgery.
  • Evidence of further education including post-graduate certification/diploma/Continuous Professional development
  • Management skills and Leadership or management training
  • Basic Life Support
  • Mentorship / Preceptorship of junior staff
  • Demonstrable experience of managing budgets

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.


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