Wellington Hospital – London
Role: Sister/Charge Nurse – ITU
Town/Site: London, The Wellington Hospital
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive – depending on skills and experience
We’re looking for a Sister/Charge Nurse to join our ITU Unit at The Wellington Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC
As the Sister/Charge Nurse for our ITU Unit, you will provide clinical leadership in the delivery of the service. We’ll look to you to be an innovative leader that can inspire and develop the team.
In the absence of the Unit Manager, you will oversee the day to day clinical operations of the department, acting as an expert practitioner and role model, assisting your junior colleagues to develop advanced knowledge and skills in order to benefit the treatment and care of critically ill patients in our hospital.
You will have the opportunity to work across an extremely diverse and acute patient-load covering a range of specialities, including GI, Neuro & Spinal – giving you the flexibility to specialise in a specific area or keep your work varied and your skills challenged. As our units are equipped with the latest technology you have everything you need to provide specialised care to our level 2 & 3 patients. In addition to the amazing team and patients,
We have an excellent education team that can offer a bespoke learning programme to identify your career pathway by undertaking Teaching and Mentorship courses, ILM or working towards your pathway in either Critical Care or Leadership & Management
At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.
What you’ll bring:
- Registered General Nurse
- Experience of working in ICU or Critical care
- Cardiothoracic, General, Liver or Neuro experience in an ICU environment
- ITU/ Critical Care course (60 Credits)
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Sister/Charge Nurse on our ITU Unit you’ll be eligible for:
- 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
- Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
- Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
- Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
- Group Life Assurance from day one
- Critical illness cover
- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
- Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
- Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
- Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.