Senior Registered Nurse

competitive salary plus benefits
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare
Clinical Lead
Job Type

BMI Beardwood Hospital in Blackburn is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for a Senior Registered Nurse to join their team of staff in the Wards department.

This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered with NMC at level 1
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to support and lead a department
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants balanced with skill to act as patient advocate.

Duties of this role include:     

  • To take the lead on clinical shifts, in the absence of Ward Sister/Ward Manager and take responsibility for all aspects of ward management without supervision.
  • Act as a role model for the ward team to encourage achievement of the highest clinical 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 assist the Ward Sister/Ward Manager in delivering the Hospitals strategic objectives for the ward and nursing service generally.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Dental Plan
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Gym membership discount


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.