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Senior Staff Nurse Surgical

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

The Wellington Hospital is the largest independent hospital in the UK and 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.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior  Staff Nurse in our General surgical ward
The post holder will be responsible and accountable to assess, plan, deliver and implement high quality care within the  General surgery ward settings as well as providing management and leadership to all staff in the absence of senior staff.

Job Description:
As the Senior Staff Nurse you will be responsible for providing high quality nursing through assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients within the Surgical ward. You will be required to effectively working within the team, supervising, coaching and developing junior staff and deputising for the Senior Nursing team when necessary, as well as being confident working independently. As the successful candidate you will promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care and the services offered within the surgical ward

 Hours: 37.5hrs p/w working a combination of Long Days, Nights and Weekends

Salary: £36,000-£42,000 (dependent on experience) plus 9% enhancement and HCA Benefits
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

Duties & Responsibilities:
Assess, plan and deliver care, based on individual patient and family needs
Act as a clinical role model for all members of staff, demonstrating best practice at all times
Supervise and direct junior team members, deputizing for senior staff in their absence
Drive high standards of care, assisting with promoting development initiatives and assisting with coaching and development of the team
Undertake extended roles such as IV cannulation and phlebotomy
Promote a learning environment at all time

Skills & Experience
RGN with valid NMC PIN
Mentorship & preceptorship experience
Strong experience within a surgical  setting
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong time management and prioritization skills
Phlebotomy skills are desirable

About The Individual:
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

Senior Staff Nurse Surgical


Published on 2 Dec 2019