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Ward Sister

The Wellington Hospital – London
Full time
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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse – Neuro Rehab 
London: The Wellington Hospital  
37.5 hours per week  
Shift times: Monday – Sunday based on internal rotation, you will need to be flexible to work long days, nights and weekends   
Permanent contract  
Salary: Competitive (DOE) plus 9% shift allowance  


We’re looking for a Ward Sister/Charge Nurse to join our Neuro Rehabilitation team at The Wellington Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.  


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated nurse with exceptional skills and knowledge in neuro and spinal rehabilitation to assist in leading the way in the provision of outstanding patient care within HCA 

This role is both exciting and challenging; the skills required are both based on an experience of managing this specialist patient group but also utilizing a strong evidence base. 

The charge nurse will work with the manager and matron to deliver high quality and innovative nursing practice in line with HCA mission and vision, national guidelines and standards in both spinal and neuro rehabilitation care 


The Wellington Hospital's Rehabilitation Centre, part of HCA Healthcare UK, is the largest private centre in the UK. Designed specifically for rehabilitation patients, we provide intensive and bespoke programmes of care for patients particularly those with complex neurological injuries and conditions such as a stroke, head injury or spinal cord injury. We have a Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness Unit (PDOC), Medical Rehabilitation Programme, Functional Restoration Programme (FRP) and Polytrauma and Amputee Rehabilitation Programme. 


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. 

In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery. 


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:   

  • Experience working in neuro rehabilitation setting 
  • Experience in the provision of staff education within neuro and spinal care(local level) 
  • Current nursing registration (First Level) through the Nursing & Midwifery Council 
  • To be willing to undertake relevant post-registration courses 
  • ILS provider course completed and qualification in required upon hire, or within 3 month of hire 


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 Ward Sister in our Neuro Rehab 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.  


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